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Citroen C5 X first drive | segment-straddler provides maximum comfort

Big Citroens don't come along very often, so the launch of the C5 X is a significant occasion.

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Volvo C40 first drive | much to like, except the price

The C40 is a refreshing model for Volvo, but is it an attractive fleet proposition?

Skoda Fabia first drive | running cost champion gains kerb appeal

Skoda's Fabia has taken a step upmarket with a more refined drive and higher level of specification.

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer first drive | as desirable as an MPV can be

The second-generation car has been given a thorough going-over and it looks all the better for it.

Vauxhall Grandland first drive | no X, but it still hits the spot

The facelift offers a more desirable look, with a higher level of technology and specification, and the same smooth and unflustered driving experience as before.

Volkswagen Polo first drive | facelift brings updated look and more tech

The VW Polo is a small car that does a very good job of pretending to be something much bigger.

BMW iX first drive | best in class, but not our favourite electric BMW

The iX rises to the top of the large electric SUV segment eclipsing its rivals with a better range, more technology and similar running costs. But is it the best electric BMW?

Mercedes EQS first drive | say goodbye to range anxiety

The EQS is the first Mercedes to be based on a platform that’s designed specifically for electric vehicles.

Vauxhall Astra first drive | finally desirable

The new Astra doesn’t automatically jump to the top of its class, but it’s a much more compelling alternative to the fierce competition than before.

Mercedes EQB first drive | an electric seven-seater

The EQB is an impressive package, offering decent performance and a premium feel, combined with the space and practicality of a mid-size SUV.

Jeep Compass 4XE first drive | new interior and PHEV powertrain

Jeep has waited for the facelift of its Compass SUV to introduce a plug-in hybrid, with the combination boosting its fleet credentials significantly.

Mercedes E Class review | facelift brings efficiency improvements

Change to the look is noticeable, but the new E-Class hasn’t changed a whole lot – not that it needed to

Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid review

The Range Rover Sport comes with desirability by the bucket load and is likely to be at the top of most people’s wish list. 

Hyundai Ioniq 5 first drive | ready for a slice of the premium market

The Ioniq 5’s desirable looks, good performance and comfortable ride, make it an ideal contender in the premium market.



Long-term tests

Hyundai Ioniq 5 Premium joins our fleet | long-term test

Our new long-termer has the larger 73kWh battery, offering a combined range of up to 300 miles with rear wheel drive.

Renault Captur Hybrid long-term test | revised trim levels enhance spec

Longer and wider, second-generation Renault Captur offers passenger and luggage space comparable to SUVs in the class above.

Volvo XC40 Recharge T5 long-term test | makes long journeys effortless

One of the XC40’s finer attributes is its ability to cover motorway miles with ease.

Suzuki Across long-term test | suited to all scenarios

The Suzuki Across is suited to all types of driving scenarios, whether it’s city centre streets, on motorways or along country lanes.

Vauxhall Mokka-e long-term test | real-world cost benefits are apparent

Running cost data, supplied by Auto Trader, shows the Mokka-e is more than 10p per mile cheaper over a four-year cycle than the equivalent petrol model.


Car Advice

Make your electric vehicle battery last longer

Electric vehicle batteries degrade over time, reducing range, but there are ways to slow down the decline.

What are the different types of electric vehicles?

As manufacturers consider a variety of ways to use electrification to reduce vehicle CO2 emissions, we look at the different technologies.