Jeep is the latest car maker to slim down its diesel model range, with the baby Renegade now consisting of petrol editions, with a diesel Trailhawk model crowning the model range. 4xe Plug-in hybrid variants are scheduled to join the line-up, too, later this year.
It’s a challenging time for diesel owners, assaulted regularly as we are in the media, and by the medical experts, for the noxious gases that our engines emit, and threatened with exclusion from city centres, or with heavy charges whenever we might need to enter them. So there is undeniable pressure to consider alternative power […]
You might think that, in this age of alarms, immobilisers and tracking devices, the humble steering wheel lock is like a relic from motoring of days gone by. But youíd be wrong, because sales of the devices doubled in 2017, as motorists took an old-school approach to solve a very modern problem. After years […]
Temperatures are plummeting, and rather than walk to the shops, itís much easier (and warmer) to simply jump in the car. If youíre a dog owner, is it a good idea to take them along for the journey with you? Dogs, like their human best friend, are accustomed to having a seat in the car, […]
A higher proportion of Volkswagen buyers in Germany chose diesel power last year, compared to other forms of propulsion, with the diesel market share percentage at 43 per cent last year, compared to 39 per cent in 2017.
Move fast if you see a Superb sitting for sale, because we think this is the best used car on sale in Britain. Even when new this limo-like family car is stonking value, and used prices make the Superb an absolute steal.
2019 Diesel Car & Eco Car Used Car Top 50 – The Kia Sportage is voted Best Used Medium SUV and is in second place in this year’s rankings
The third-generation Kia Sportage looks set to become a design classic for the Korean brand, with desirable styling that strikes a chord with buyers. A generous seven-year warranty means most examples are still covered, not that you’re likely to need it, as reliability is top notch.
2019 Diesel Car & Eco Car Used Car Top 50 – Citroen’s C4 Cactus is in at number 3 and is our Best Used Medium Car
We love its quirky design that’s as fun as it is innovative and well thought out. From its chunky body cladding, designed to fend off shopping trolleys, to comfortable armchair seats, the Cactus isn’t afraid to be different.
The Mazda6 is one of the best kept secrets in motoring, with handsome looks, excellent handling and superb diesel engines. Mazda’s ‘rightsizing’ approach to engine design sees a big 2.2-litre diesel fitted under the bonnet, with clever engineering and weight savings that allows the 148bhp version to return up to 69mpg.
Hyundai revived the Tucson badge when it replaced the ix35 SUV, and the new model is a big step forwards. It has a sharp design and plentiful interior space that makes it a hit with families.