Car Reviews

Road test: Nissan LEAF


  1. Posted on June 7th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Sue Baker

    Price: £28,066 as tested
    Range: 168miles
    Slicker styling and a bigger battery are worthwhile improvements.

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Road test: Volkswagen Polo


  1. Posted on June 7th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Sue Baker

    Price: £19,535 as tested
    Economy: 58.9mpg
    Quite pricey for its dimensions but well-built and good to drive.

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Road test: Volvo XC40


  1. Posted on June 7th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by David Motton

    Price: £34,970 as tested
    Economy: 56.5mpg
    The new Volvo XC40 is right up with the best premium SUVs of this size.

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Road test: Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross


  1. Posted on June 7th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by David Motton

    Price: £25,365 as tested
    Economy: 40.4mpg
    The Eclipse Cross is a capable SUV, but doesn’t set new standards.

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Road test: Mercedes A-Class


  1. Posted on June 7th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Al Suttie

    Price: £25,800 as tested
    Economy: 68.9mpg
    Not cheap or the greatest drive, but refinement, space and tech impress.

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Road test: Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer


  1. Posted on June 7th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by James Luckhurst

    Price: from £25,950
    Economy: 47.1mpg
    This is a cracking motor car. Very well equipped and enjoyable to drive, too.

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Road test: Renault Captur


  1. Posted on June 7th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Al Suttie

    Price: £25,800 as tested
    Economy: 68.9mpg
    Not cheap or the greatest drive, but refinement, space and tech impress.

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Road test: Jeep Compass


  1. Posted on March 6th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Sue Baker

    Price: £34,295 as tested
    Economy: 49.5mpg combined
    The Compass has a great image but a few mild flaws.

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Road test: Mercedes E-Class


  1. Posted on March 6th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Al Suttie

    Price: £39,500 as tested
    Economy: 67.3mpg combined
    The E Class is quick, comfortable, and extremely roomy.

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Road test: Citroen Grand C4 Picasso


  1. Posted on March 6th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by James Luckhurst

    Price: from £23,420 as tested
    Economy: 74.3mpg combined
    We love the space, the light and the great looks.

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