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Suzuki Ignis 1.2 SZ-T Dualjet road test report review

Suzuki Ignis 1.2 SZ-T Dualjet road test report review

WHEN you get a text from your friendly neighbour telling you someone’s dumped a Lego car on your drive, it’s hard not to let your expectations become slightly tarnished!

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Nissan Note n-tec 1.2 manual road test report and review

Nissan Note n-tec 1.2 manual road test report and review

IN this stylish n-tec specification which adds lots of extra trim, styling flourishes and safety equipment this version of the Note will strike a chord with many buyers.
Its attractive Ink Blue paintwork may well seal the deal, but the 1.2-litre three-pot with just 59PS won’t be everybody’s cup of tea. It’s not bad around town, which is probably where most buyers of this model will stay, and once up to speed it cruises quietly, but if you need to overtake anything quicker than a tractor, you will struggle.

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Nissan Pulsar 1.2 DIG-T 115 road test report and review

Nissan Pulsar 1.2 DIG-T 115 road test report and review

THE new Nissan Pulsar is the Japanese manufacturer’s Golf or Focus sized contender which replaced the Almera. With a long wheelbase it offers plenty of interior legroom which is currently best in class and a boon for long-legged teenage rear passengers who have to travel in the family car, despite their persistent protestations.

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VW Polo SE 1.2 TSI road test report review (1)

VW Polo SE 1.2 TSI road test report review

MORE than ever the latest Polo resembles a downsized Golf. And on the road it shows similar virtues to its larger sibling – a sureness in handling, solidity in feel and a spring in the step from even the smallest engines. Both models are established top 10 sellers in the UK and keep their value well.

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Nissan Qashqai n-tec+ 1.2 DIG-T 115PS road test report and review

Nissan Qashqai n-tec+ 1.2 DIG-T 115PS road test report and review

THE Nissan Qashqai has been around since 2007 in its various guises and while always having been a worthy presence in the mid-sized SUV market, I’ve always thought it to be a bit ordinary – it’s never really stood out.
But those comments can’t be levelled at this new model – it looks superb, really eye-catching – at least, it certainly caught my eye when I spotted the first few examples on the roads.

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Skoda Fabia

Skoda Fabia 1.2 TSI SE L review and road test report

ON its way for the New Year is an all-new Skoda Fabia, shorter and lighter than the current model but claiming to be roomier inside and, for what was once the joke backward brand of British motoring, a serious venture to bring (with a few evident teething problems) smartphone technology into a small family car.

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Honda Jazz SI

Honda Jazz 1.4 Si road test report and review

The new-look Honda Jazz is music to the ears of DAVID HOOPER. Our review looks at a new model which is the same, but just better! THE Honda Jazz has long been a favourite of people of a certain age, thanks to its easy access design, wide-opening doors and sheer practicality. Keen not to spoil […]

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Citroen PureTech VTi 1.0 68 and 1.2 82 3-cylinder engines

Citroen C3 PureTech VTi 68 and 82 3-cylinder engines

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Citroen C3 PureTech VTi 68 and 82 A hectic day in Paris gives DAVID HOOPER the opportunity to be one of the first to drive Citroen’s new PureTech engine range for the C3 and DS3 models, and road test the DS4′s new 6-speed automatic gearbox. A DAY out in Paris […]

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