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2021 Dacia Sandero Review

26th February 2021

The Dacia Sandero is the cheapest new car you can buy at the moment with most supermini rivals costing far more to purchase. The Sandero appears to be proof that you can have your cake and eat it – the French owned Romanian car manufacturer does...

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2021 Skoda Kamiq Review

19th February 2021

The Kamiq is smaller and cheaper than the Kodiaq and Karoq and completes Skoda’s triumvirate of SUVs.  The Kamiq shares much of its mechanical underpinnings with the Volkswagen T-Cross and SEAT Arona. All versions of the Kamiq are front-whe...

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2021 Mazda MX-30 Review

12th February 2021

The MX-30 is Mazda’s first production EV. The name might be confusing to some as MX is usually the sign that it is a coupe or roadster, rather than an EV. This is most definitely an electric vehicle, with Mazda claiming 124 miles on the WLTP cyc...

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2021 Volvo XC40 Review

5th February 2021

The XC40 is the result of Volvo’s decision to enter the compact SUV arena for the first time, entering the fray with the likes of the Audi Q3, Lexus NX, BMW X1 and the Range Rover Evoque. What all these cars have in common is that they are trans...

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2021 Hyundai i20 Review

25th January 2021

‘Sensuous Sportiness’ is the new tagline behind the i20 which is the Korean firms entry to the Fiesta/Polo segment of the supermini market. It is an infinitely more attractive looking car than its predecessor as Hyundai seeks to push forward wit...

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2021 Honda Jazz Review

11th January 2021

This is the fourth generation of the Honda Jazz and if previous incarnations are anything to go by then it will be no great leap of faith to say that it is extremely roomy, versatile and ridiculously reliable too. But just to ‘Jazz’ things up a ...

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2021 Land Rover Defender Review

24th December 2020

The 2021 Defender has a tough task ahead of it in that it has to replace the old version, a vehicle that was iconic and something of a cult classic at the same time. The old model was a utility vehicle in the strictest sense of the word – its ab...

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2021 Honda e Review

14th December 2020

The Honda ‘e’ is arguably the most eye-catching Japanese small car since the Suzuki Jimny. It is Honda’s first foray into the world of the mass-market, pure electric vehicle and arrives amid a plethora of new diminutive and more affordable EVs t...

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2020 Renault Clio Review

30th November 2020

The Renault Clio has been around for thirty years, becoming the best selling French car of all time in the process. It has won two European car of the year awards and has recently become the best-selling supermini in Europe. The fifth generation...

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2021 Citroen C4 Review

13th November 2020

Citroën has a proud past as a manufacturer of cars that fall into the French tradition of being charming and comfortable. From the unforgettable DS of the 1960’s to the C4 Cactus of the 21st century, the French car giant has often left us guessi...

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2021 Peugeot e-2008 Review

6th November 2020

The power output of the Peugeot e-2008 is well established, having been used in the e-208 hatchback as well as the DS 3 Crossback e-tence and Vauxhall Corsa-e. It has the same combination of 100kW power and 50kWh battery as its rivals, making th...

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2020 All New Kia Sorento Review

16th October 2020

The words ‘Premium’ and ‘Kia’ used to be rarely used in the same sentence but that is not the case anymore. The new Kia Sorento bucks the trend in other areas too. First of all, it is bigger than the previous generation. Although it has the same...

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2020 Ford Puma ST Review

9th October 2020

The Puma is a small crossover based on the Fiesta and for this reason should be enjoyable to own in a way very few small crossovers actually are. It is an impressive looking machine with wonderfully bulbous styling but it has some serious rivals...

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2020 New Volkswagen ID.3 Review

2nd October 2020

The ID.3 is a seminal car for Volkswagen as it drives forward towards the new battery-powered era and attempts to silence those critics who are vocal in highlighting the German giant’s lacking in terms of taking electro-mobility seriously. VW do...

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2020 Lexus NX 300h Review

25th September 2020

The Lexus NX 300h is pushing to be the best of an increasingly crowded mid-sized SUV market segment. It is well equipped (even at entry level) and is a full-hybrid or ‘self-charging hybrid’ that does not need to be plugged in as the small batter...

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2020 Audi S3 Sportback Review

18th September 2020

The 306bhp Audi S3 is the fastest model in the A3 line-up and is Audi’s attempt to make a usable, stylish, family hatchback with something of a split personality. It comes with the 2.0 TFSI Quattro 306bhp engine mated to a highly regarded 7-spee...

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2020 BMW 1 Series Review

15th September 2020

The 2020 BMW 1 Series is all new from the ground up with BMW even eschewing their traditional rear-wheel-drive set up in favour of front-wheel power. Very much a case of a leopard changing his spots then! All models are now front-wheel-drive or ...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz E Class Review

7th September 2020

The Mercedes Benz E Class is a car that covers a wide variety of angles. You can purchase it in coupe, estate and cabriolet forms as well as some high performance models. The 2020 line up has rear and four wheel drive systems on offer as well as...

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2020 All New Renault Captur Review

31st August 2020

Other Renault models may be more familiar to us, the Clio or the Megane have been on the market and in our collective consciousness for much longer than the Captur, but somewhat surprisingly, the Captur is actually Renault’s best-selling model. ...

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2020 All New Hyundai i10 Review

24th August 2020

The third generation of this well-loved car has arrived on Irish shores and is set to become a firm favourite of city car aficionados. Its small size makes it perfect for city living and its good looks mean you will want to be seen in it.

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