Car Reviews

Vauxhall Adam

Testing a car that entered the market as long ago as 2012 might seem odd, especially as in the case of the Vauxhall Adam, it is due to be killed off in 2019

MG 3

The MG3 arrived five years ago and it's just been given a hefty facelift to make it more competitive in its class, one that is crammed with impressive contenders

Kia Soul

There was a time when such a criticism could be levelled at Kia, but in recent years its cars have become much more modern and far more attractive

Peugeot 208

Introduced in 2012, the Peugeot 208 is hardly the freshest supermini on the block, but a significant facelift in summer 2015 has kept it up to date with rivals


With a monthly cost of around £400 for a PCP with a 10,000-mile annual limit the i3 is a costly proposition, especially when you consider that an Audi A3 1.5 TFSi costs around 25% less

Smart ForFour

When Smart burst onto the scene in the late 1990s it was supposed to kick-start a revolution in urban transport, but sadly that didn’t happen

Suzuki Ignis

One of the lowest-profile motoring brands in the UK, Suzuki has long focused on small cars that are neatly designed, well equipped, easy to drive and very reliable

Mazda 3

We’re big fans of Mazda, which builds sharp-looking cars that are good to drive, well equipped, excellent value and (usually) reliable

Renault Clio

As a result the current Clio is surprisingly big, with a big-car feel. The Clio Mk4 arrived in 2012 and got a facelift in 2016, which brought improved connectivity, more safety equipment (both standard and optional) plus an upgraded interior