Car Reviews

Road test: VW Arteon


  1. Posted on April 16th, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by James Luckhurst

    Price: c£24,795 as tested
    Economy: 48.7mpg
    Good looking, quiet and efficient: but the 1.5 petrol engine struggles

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Road test: Suzuki Jimny


  1. Posted on April 16th, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by David Motton

    Price: c£17,999 as tested
    Economy: 35.8mpg
    Seemingly unstoppable in the wilds, no more than mediocre on the road

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Road test: Seat Tarraco


  1. Posted on April 1st, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Al Suttie

    Price: c£29,330 as tested
    Economy: 37.2mpg
    Up there with the best in its class for comfort and driving pleasure

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Road test: Peugeot Rifter


  1. Posted on April 1st, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by James Luckhurst

    Price: £25,754 as tested
    Economy: 65.7mpg
    If you need that much space, then wouldn’t a van make more sense?

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Road test: Nissan Qashqai


  1. Posted on April 1st, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by James Luckhurst

    Price: £31,390 as tested
    Economy: 49.4mpg
    Top marks for all-round capability, comfort and smart good looks.<

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Road test: Mazda MX-5


  1. Posted on April 1st, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Sue Baker
    Price: c£24,795 as tested
    Performance: 6.5secs 0-62
    Mm, mm… the best is now even better!

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Road test: Jaguar I-Pace


  1. Posted on April 1st, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Sue Baker

    Price: £63,495 as tested
    Economy: 292miles
    Jaguar joins the electric car scene with a highly desirable model… at a price

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Road test: Audi Q3


  1. Posted on March 27th, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Sue Baker

    Price: c£34,000 as tested
    Economy: TBCmpg
    The Q3 looks sharper, has a better cabin and drives well but not memorably

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Road test: Honda Civic


  1. Posted on March 27th, 2019 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by Al Suttie

    Price: £22,590 as tested
    Economy: 83.1mpg
    Honda mounts a decent case for the saloon, with space and restrained looks.

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Skoda Kodiaq: a week at the wheel


  1. Posted on September 27th, 2018 by James Luckhurst
  2. Road test by James Luckhurst

    Price: £39,880 as tested
    Economy: 49.6mpg
    Quality-wise, it’s right at the top of its class.

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