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Long Term Report 2017 – Renault Kadjar Dynamique Nav dCi 110 EDC Automatic

Report 8 It’s been a rather quiet month in the Edge household. Iíd love to tell you that Iíve been meandering up and down the country on various missions to attend events and new car launches, but most of this

Long Term Report 2017 – Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE Sport 1.4 TDI

Report 8 It’s amazing what a difference a day can make. There I was, driving out of Kidderminster one evening when the Skodaís stop/start system threw a strop. Having to go to Kidderminster is enough to put anyone in a

Long Term Report 2017 – Jaguar XF R-Sport 2.0d Automatic

Report 7 Far too much time spent grinding through town and running local errands have confirmed my view that Jaguar’s XF is more Grand Tourer than commuting warrior. I’ve made this observation before, but the combination of a long motorway schlep

Long Term Report 2017 – Mazda3 SE-L Nav 1.5

Report 5 Remember the good old days when using the motorway was the sure-fire way to enjoy unhindered intercity travel on a road that was free from traffic jams? Those were the times when you could filter on to our

Long Term Report 2017 – Honda CR-V 1.6 i-DTEC EX 4WD

Report 7 After a week and just over 2,000 miles, weíre back from Austria, and the Diesel Car Honda CR-V is performing better than ever. In fact, if it wasnít for a covering of grime and snowboarding gear littering the

Long Term Report 2017 – Audi A3 Sportback S line 2.0 TDI

Report 3 Any excuse, right? Iím sure both our editor and Optima guardian, Sue thought exactly that when my request to ëborrowí the Optima Sportswagon came in ñ the excuse being a sleep deprived, cross-continental work trip to Barcelona. And

Long Term Report 2017 – Kia Optima Sportswagon GT-Line S 1.7 CRDi Automatic

Report 3 Any excuse, right? Iím sure both our editor and Optima guardian, Sue thought exactly that when my request to ëborrowí the Optima Sportswagon came in ñ the excuse being a sleep deprived, cross-continental work trip to Barcelona. And I

Long Term Report 2017 – Ford Edge Titanium 2.0 TDCi Automatic

Report 4 As I pen this report, Iím waving goodbye to my long-term Edge for a couple of weeks, as itís being pressed into service to compete in the annual Tow Car of the Year awards. You see my car

Long Term Report 2017 – Subaru Outback 2.0D SE Premium Lineartronic

Report 4 I’m unlikely to get a call from Frank Skinner inviting me to make an appearance on Room 101, but until recently, the continuously variable transmission (CVT) would be one of the first things Iíd have sent to oblivion.

Long Term Report 2017 – SEAT Ateca SE 1.6 TDI Ecomotive

Report 6 I saw my first Ateca on the road today, a white example in SE trim. It didnít look as well appointed as my car, as it didnít have rear privacy glass, LED headlights or the larger 17-inch wheels. But

Long Term Report 2017 – DS 5 Prestige BlueHDi 180 Automatic

Report 10 If the big DS was ever going to find a way into my heart, this was the week it was going to happen. Seven days on the road, most of it spent driving across the rolling hills and

Long Term Report 2017 – Mitsubishi L200 Double Cab 2.4 DI-D Barbarian Automatic

One of lifeís great mysteries is the due date for Land Roverís reborn Defender. Like Brexit, the fine detail is as slippery as a farmerís track. And in the meanwhile, Mitsubishi salesmen sleep easy, knowing thereís little to knock this

Long Term Report 2017 – Ford Edge Titanium 2.0 TDCi Automatic

With the use of a common platform across the Mondeo, S-MAX, Galaxy and Edge, with it brings a suite of technology that can be utilised across all of the products. One of these pieces of kit is an all-wheel-drive system,

Long Term Report 2017 – Subaru Outback 2.0D SE Premium Lineartronic

First it rained. Then it rained again. Then it rained some more. In fact, I donít think it has stopped raining since the last update, so apologies if these words are a little soggy. Ideal Subaru Outback weather, then? Well,

Long Term Report 2017 – Mazda3 SE-L Nav 1.5

Go back seventy years or so and you’d be likely to find the average family car came equipped with a gearbox that had just three ratios. By the 1960s, an extra ratio had become the norm and 20 years later,