Long Term Report 2018 – Dacia Logan Stepway Lauréate dCi 90

Report 2 Since our Dacia joined the fleet, I’ve made a couple of interesting discoveries, neither of which is a surprise. The first is that despite the brand’s success in the UK, it has a similar image that Skoda and

Long Term Report 2018 – Mazda CX-5 AWD Sport Nav

Final Report As I write, it’s a year to the day since the Mazda CX-5 arrived in my custody, but the time has come to say goodbye. Over the past 12 months, the red SUV has become part of

Long Term Report 2018 – Ford Kuga Vignale 2.0 TDCi AWD PowerShift

Report 13 Life as a motoring writer means that other cars come and go all the time, but the Kuga has been a familiar occupant of our driveway for some months now. The time is looming for its departure, and

Long Term Report 2018 – Skoda Kodiaq SE L 2.0 TDI 7-seat 4×4

Final Report There’s no doubt about it, after more than half-a-year on the fleet, the Skoda Kodiaq has proved itself as one of the very best family cars on sale. Not only is it large and flexible enough to compete

Long Term Report 2018 – Citroën C3 Aircross Flair BlueHDi 120

Final Report With two custodians and more than 20,000 miles covered in just nine months, itís time to wave goodbye to CitroÎnís baby SUV. During that time, the C3 Aircross got a hike in equipment and a replacement engine, rendering

Long Term Report 2018 – Audi Q5 S line 2.0 TDI quattro

Report 6 I see it when I approach the driverís door, and itís always staring back at me from the steering wheel. Audiís familiar S line branding is hard to miss on the Q5; itís a constant reminder that Iím driving

Long Term Report 2018 – Peugeot 5008 GT BlueHDi 180

Report 7 This month I found a stalk tucked behind the steering wheel and covered in cobwebs. Aha, I said, this must activate those things they apparently call the headlights. I donít, as they say, get out much these days.

Long Term Report 2018 – Kia Stinger GT-Line S 2.2 CRDi

Report 4 With school places being ever tighter, when it was time for my nephew to move up to senior school, it meant a five-mile journey to school, to the next town. Public transport isnít really an option, and so

Long Term Report 2018 – Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SR

Report 4 It’s that time of year when the morning commute coincides with orange sunrises as we slip towards the winter months. As pretty as they may be, the shallow glare of the sun can actually be quite a dangerous

Long Term Report 2018 – SEAT Ibiza FR 1.6 TDI

First Report Well, this should be interesting. SEAT has been to collect the Arona and left a platform-sharing Ibiza in its place. Gone is the crossover, replaced by what is arguably a less fashionable supermini. I say ëless fashionableí, but

Long Term Report 2018 – Mazda CX-5 AWD Sport Nav

Report 13 The time to say goodbye to our CX-5 is fast approaching, and the 12 months weíve spent together have been largely trouble-free. So far the only catch has been a worryingly large number of stone chips ñ an

Long Term Report 2018 – Skoda Kodiaq SE L 2.0 TDI 4×4 DSG 7-seat

Report 7 Since the punctured tyre was replaced last month, the Kodiaqís impressive on-road handling has been restored. It might not be a car that goads you to drive quickly ñ itís a bit big for that ñ but thereís

Long Term Report 2018 – Citroën C3 Aircross Flair BlueHDi 120

Report 7 When our editor called to say it was my turn for some ëFlairí, in the form of our long-term C3 Aircross, I may have struggled to sound jubilant. My past experience of CitroÎn audio systems has led me

Long Term Report 2018 – Dacia Logan MCV Stepway Lauréate dCi 90

First Report This is nothing short of bonkers. I’ve just taken delivery of a new spacious estate car that costs £13,695 without extras, or £14,580 as tested. It’s got acres of space and everything you’d expect a modern (albeit budget)

Long Term Report 2018 – Audi Q5 S line 2.0 TDI quattro

Report 2 Anyone who uses Apple products will be aware of the companyís ìit just worksî philosophy. Its various products require a modest learning curve and itís rare to spend time fiddling and fettling to keep the phones, tablets and