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Volvo XC-60 T5 R-Design review

Volvo XC-60 T5 R-Design review. For – handsome, comfortable, high quality, decent performance. Against – Will brand power hold up residuals? **** £48,075 “Stereo same quality as the best seats in Gothenburg Concert Hall” Competition – Land Rover Discovery, Audi Q5, Mercedes GLC, BMW X3, Jaguar E-Pace, Porsche Macan, Lexus RX, Kia Sorrento, Hyundai Santa […]

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Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar F-Pace – R Sport 2.0d AWD review

Jaguar F-Pace – R Sport 2.0d AWD review. For – “I’ve got a Jaguar SUV” has serious bragging rights. Against – dizzying number of options and engine choices. **** £44,770 Jaguar critics who bemoaned the break with tradition represented by the grand old sportscar company finally joining the fashion for SUVs must be grinding their […]

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VW Golf GTE

Volkswagen Golf GTE Advance 1.4 TSI review – plug-in hybrid

Volkswagen Golf GTE Advance 1.4 TSI review – plug-in hybrid. For – terrific performance, unbelievable economy, great quality. Against – too expensive. ***** £38,175 (before grant of £2,500) If you want CO2 emissions-free motoring you can buy an all-electric car with free range-anxiety added, or you might consider the less purist route and buy a […]

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SEAT Leon

SEAT Leon ST SE Technology 1.0 TSI review

SEAT Leon ST SE Technology 1.0 TSI review. For – impressive quality, plenty of technology, modest looks. Against – no longer the cheap/cheerful option, bland looks. *** £21,480 SEAT is a car brand that despite all the efforts of its marketing maestros to convince the world to the contrary, still without any inherent consumer pulling […]

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Honda Civic review 2017

Honda Civic 1.0 VTEC Turbo EX manual review

Honda Civic 1.0 VTEC Turbo EX manual review. For – terrific quality, impressive engines, state of the art connectivity, safety, competitive prices. Against – ugly. *** £23,200 Honda has redesigned its Civic family car with this longer, wider and lower version. You can expect all the known Honda virtues of quality and durability, but you […]

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Suzuki Swift

Suzuki Swift 1.0 Boosterjet SHVS Review

Suzuki Swift 1.0 Boosterjet SHVS Review. For – rock solid, well equipped, looks fine (not great), fantastic engine. Against – lost its knockout looks. **** Price – likely to start at around £11,000 Monte Carlo, Monaco – Suzuki’s designers faced a thankless task  – produce a new Swift, and make it at least as appealing […]

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