Compact Family Cars

THE Ceed has sown success for Kia in Britain.Launched at the end of 2021, this third generation five-door hatchback which is built in...

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HAVE you noticed the adverts for the latest Fabia pronounce Skoda as ‘Shhkoda'?It shows the confidence the Czech manufacturer now has in...

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THE popular Fiestahas been one of Britain's favourite cars for many years and that is because it has always been fun to drive, reasonably...

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IT'S the car that has defined the Volkswagen brand for the best part of half a century - and it just keeps getting ever more desirable.With...

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THE Suzuki Ignis has made a quantum leap from the first model I drove nearly 20 years ago.That was a pretty bland, but functional and...

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THE Nissan Leaf was the first mass-produced all-electric family car and has found its way into the homes of nearly 600,000 drivers...

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SEAT has come out fighting as the Coronavirus pandemic eases across Europe.The Spanish car maker was well advanced with giving the highly...

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THE demand for small SUVs shows no sign of waning so competition for sales is tough.Which is one of the reasons why Kia has refreshed its...

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WHEN I bought a Fiat Tipo back in 1993 it was something of a novelty.Not only were there not that many of them around, but this particular...

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THE Mini Cooper name is something of a legend, invoking memories of exploits during the Monte Carlo rally back in the 1960s.Things are much...

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PERFORMANCE plus efficiency with oodles of style is the name of the game for latest versions of the popular Mazda3 hatchback.Leading the...

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A DECADE after first hitting the streets, Nissan has finally launched its second-generation Juke and it's quite a step up for the fun and...

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WHEN a model range has been around for as long as the Honda Civic it's not an easy decision to start afresh and give it a new name.But the...

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THE current Mazda3 arrived back in the spring of 2019 and the family hatchback made a huge impact.The model's superb looks set a new...

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HAVING driven the newest Citroen C4 at the UK launch, it was good to be able to give the French newcomer a more extended run.That was over...

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AS Kia goes from strength to strength with sales on an upward trajectory, collecting gongs and plaudits along the way, the Korean maker is...

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VOLKSWAGEN has high hopes for the stylish ID.3 - a car with a slightly odd name that VW hopes will emulate the iconic Beetle and Golf, to...

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THERE is a very good reason why the Fiesta regularly has been Britain's top selling car.That reason stretches right back to the very early...

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I THINK it's fair to say the Honda Jazz has always had a bit of an image problem - it's always been seen as an unexciting five-door hatch...

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GREAT things do indeed come in small packages as I discovered after driving the latest Mercedes A-Class which is a sporty, tech-rich car...

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IT'S definitely time to take five and have a rethink. A few years ago you'd rarely find an automatic gearbox bolted on to anything less...

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DACIA has built a reputation for its no-nonsense approach to developing budget priced cars that are well-equipped offering bundles of value...

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IT'S fair to say that the Focus, launched back in 1998, has been a game changer in the industry.It's only just over 20 years, but it seems...

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HEADLINE figures such as fuel consumption of 280-plus miles per gallon will always grab the spotlight.But with Audi's latest plug-in hybrid...

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