Family Cars

IN a packed field of competitors, to stand out from the crowd takes a bit of doing.Step forward Mazda. The new Mazda3 is without doubt one...

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IF we're being honest, most of us would like to be behind the wheel of a Formula One car, or a sports car at least, rather than the family...

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IT'S been quite a journey for Korean brands in this country, particularly Kia.From very much sideshow in the 1990s with some, shall we say,...

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THE Honda Civic made in Britain has been a cornerstone of the Japanese company but times are changing.Honda will be exiting its Swindon...

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WHEN it comes to executive rockets, few can match the the BMW 330d.A six -cylinder diesel rarity these days, this M Sport model is a...

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TWENTY miles without touching the brakes. Easy-peasy on an empty motorway but more of a challenge when there's a van heading for you on the...

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The Mazda3 comes under the family hatchback banner - but this is far too staid a description for an exciting motor that makes driving a...

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WHEN a car designed solely for the European market is unexpectedly put on sale in its country of origin because of public demand it says a...

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IF proof was needed that sleeping giants are a threat then the Vauxhall Astra proves it with the latest facelifted models.The model has...

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CAR sales have been built on the sheer variety of models available over the years and the expression ‘horses for courses' explains the...

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THE Golf is the long-serving model that tends to be thought of as Volkswagen's great survivor - though in actual fact the Passat trumps...

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THE Honda Civic has left me with a bit of a dilemma - I just can't decide if I love it or loathe it.I'm hoping I can convince myself it's...

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I'VE just been in a time machine and it's a remarkable experience.The Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle is a very rare opportunity to...

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TOYOTA'S new big saloon is back after 15 years and might just have arrived with perfect timing.Combining a large-ish petrol engine with...

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HEADING in full tourist mode for a week in northern France there are several fundamental requirements in a car that's going to cover just...

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REINVENTION is very much in vogue with French car maker Peugeot at the moment, with the brand's range in the midst of a comprehensive...

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THE Tipo first made an impact combining fun and practicality when it was launched in 1988.The latest model, which hit the road three years...

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FOR many, Volvo is an uncontroversial car manufacturer but it recently turned heads when it said it will be pulling out of the diesel...

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WITH daring design and engineering the ProCeed is looking to break new ground for Kia by offering the room and practicality of a tourer in...

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VAUXHALL has been invigorated since it became part of the PSA family and the latest version of the long-serving Insignia reflects that...

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IT'S the junior manager's aspirational set of wheels...the saloon that epitomises thrusting young professionals with a bright future.The...

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THE Skoda Rapid would be a hard act to follow but the Scala launched this summer really overtakes it.Within weeks of its launch the Skoda...

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TAKING on the big guns from Germany when vying for sales in the executive saloon market is no easy challenge, but Jaguar has just upped the...

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THEnew Nissan Qashqai was the best selling British built car in the world in 2018.We sometimes forget that this rather good piece of kit is...

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