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Long Term Report 2016 – Jaguar XF R-Sport 2.0d Automatic

Every grey cloud has a silver lining. The XFís exterior might match the glum weather, but the overall experience is a welcome distraction from frosty mornings, wet roads and dark, sun-starved days. And thatís before any passenger makes a comment

60 second On Test Report 2016 – Kia Carens 4 1.7 CRDi

If you were ever asked to name a seven-seat medium-sized MPV, the chances are that you wouldnít necessarily remember the Kia Carens. Most would mention Fordís Grand C-MAX and the CitroÎn Grand C4 Picasso, or at a push the Renault

Long Term Report 2016 – Mazda3 SE-L Nav

First Report Car stylists in Japan could well have taken a steer from one of the best-known American maxims of the last half century when they set to work on refreshing the appearance of the Mazda3 for the next model

Long Term Report 2016 – Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE Sport 1.4 TDI

Already the Skoda has been in our care for four months, but it hasnít notched up as many miles as some of the long-term test cars weíve run in the past. An average of 1,500 or so miles per month

60 second On Test Report 2016 – Hyundai Tucson Premium SE 1.7 CRDi Automatic

A year on from the launch of the new Tucson, Hyundai has added a fourth diesel powertrain to the carís repertoire. But more importantly, it is the first time that the SUV has been offered with an automatic transmission with two-wheel-drive.

Long Term Report 2016 – SEAT Ateca SE 1.6 TDI Ecomotive

For anyone that has children, youíll be more than familiar with the long list of demands placed on a list for Father Christmas to bring on the 25th December. Many of them will no doubt be bulky, and we reckon

Long Term Report 2016 – Renault Kadjar Dynamique Nav dCi 110 EDC Automatic

Fighting with the chip ëní pin card reader at the fuel station to get my much treasured and sought after Shell Rewards points, I always swipe either the wrong way or at the incorrect time. The seemingly patient lad behind

Long Term Report 2016 – Peugeot 508 SW GT Line BlueHDi 150

We had a pretty good summer in 2016, so motoring in the UK was a brighter pastime than it was in the last couple of years. However, as autumn fades to winter the light reduces, and the interior of a

60 second On Test Report 2017 – Renault clio dynamique s nav dci 110

Renault has taken an ëif it ainít brokeí attitude to the revised Clio, with only serious fans likely to notice the differences. A new front grille alters the face of the car modestly, while at the back the bumper has

Long Term Report 2016 – Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC EX 4WD

Wintry weather has arrived, with the first frosts resulting in dawn raids on the garage to find last yearís bottle of de-icer and a trusty scraper. The CR-V should be a good companion this winter, itís fitted with all-wheel drive

Long Term Report 2016 – Kia Optima 3 1.7 CRDi

Car design seems to be going through something of a honeyed phase at the moment, to my eye at least. During a few slow trips on the coagulated car park that is the M25 over recent days, I have been

Long Term Report 2016 – Audi A4 S line 3.0 V6 TDI quattro Automatic

Can a car be too good? Thatís the final question I need to answer before handing custody of the A4 keys to another member of the Diesel Car crew. In so many ways, the Audi A4 is the best car

60 second On Test Report 2016 – Range Rover Evoque Coupé 2.0 TD4 Autobiography

The facelifted Range Rover Evoque has been around for over a year, but itís the first time that weíve been able to catch up with the flagship of the line-up in Autobiography trim. Items like 20-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights

60 second On Test Report 2016 – Citroën SpaceTourer Business BlueHDi 150

In the past, if you wanted to carry nine occupants, you needed to look towards a minibus, but thanks to a tie-up between PSA Peugeot-CitroÎn and Toyota, a trio of new options are now available in the Peugeot Traveller, Toyota

Long Term Report 2016 – Jaguar XF R-Sport 2.0d Automatic

With the XF having spent roughly equal amounts of time in town and on the open road recently, Iíll get the cheesy metaphors out of the way now. The past month has been a game of two halves for Jaguarís