Four By Four/SUV

IT takes something a bit special to make an SUV stand out from the current throng of tall, boxy semi off-roaders that are already crowding...

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WITH the clock ticking towards curbs on new petrol and diesel cars, more and more buyers are switching to hybrids...as a sort of...

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DESPITE a challenging marketplace, Volvo increased its UK car sales by four per cent last year and central to that was the success of its...

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WHEN it comes to an imposing road presence, Lexus takes some beating, with its slick looking range of models.Perhaps none more so the than...

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ONCE an upmarket British marque, under Chinese ownership MG is firmly aimed at the family market offering, excellent value for money and a...

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IT was with a degree of scepticism that I took the key of the Toyota Yaris Cross, a small crossover.Sure, Toyota is a trustworthy company...

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AUDI'S compact SUV - the Q3 - has gained plug-in hybrid technology and there is also a new Sportback version that brings coupe-like styling...

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THE SsangYong Rexton is old school but full of surprises.The Korean company has been making 4x4 models for over 65 years, a little less...

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IF you're into ticking boxes, get your pen ready. Because the latest Honda HR-V has most of them fully covered.For a start it's a compact...

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A PROGRESSIVE move or sign of the times - either way petrol power has replaced diesel in Skoda's performance SUV, the Kodiaq vRS.The switch...

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VOLVO may be going full speed ahead with its programme to be a fully electric car company by 2030 but in the meantime it‘s still making...

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TOYOTA has struck gold with its Land Cruiser Commercial model which comes with all the off-road and workhorse capabilities imaginable...

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ALWAYS at the fashionista end of the Sports Utility Vehicle spectrum, a refresh for the SEAT Ateca in 2020 saw it given a mid-life makeover...

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THERE'S no doubt the Mokka took the motoring world by storm when it first appeared and has been consistently one of the best selling models...

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TOYOTA'S award winning Yaris is one of the Japanese brand's biggest selling models so it's hardly surprising that the car maker is cashing...

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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 Kia Stonic is the Korean company's smallest SUV and while it has been on sale for a fewyears now it stillcatches the eye.To keep it...

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THINK seven-seater family cars and you conjure up all sorts of images of people carriers that are practical but lack real charisma or...

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WITH escalating costs of 4x4 cars and sports utilities it's little wonder that edgy pick-ups have cornered the market, and one of the most...

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SSANGYONG'S Korando started life in 1983 as a cheap but rugged 4x4 but a real ugly duckling.Now, nearly 40 years later, and in its fourth...

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JEEP'S reputation as a macho, tackle any sort of off-road conditions vehicle is second to none.So the concept of the newest models doing...

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REPLACING the iconic Land Rover Defender was going to be a tall order.Unless design supremo Gerry McGovern and his team delivered something...

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WHISPER the question quietly, but is Skoda is now as good as its parent company VW?Its ascendancy in the last 25 years has been remarkable...

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MAKING a mark in the ever-growing crossover sector is never easy with manufacturers fiercely vying for sales.But one company that does very...

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