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Mazda CX-3 1.5 105ps 2WD Sport Nav Diesel (2)

Mazda CX-3 1.5 105ps 2WD Sport Nav Diesel road test report and review

THE Mazda CX-3 looks like the baby brother to the CX-5 we tested last year and liked very much. This latest addition to the Mazda garage sits in the Mini SUV class, which is an increasingly packed corner of the market and includes the popular Nissan Juke and Renault Captur.

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Ford Focus Style ECOnetic 1.5 TDCi road test report and review

Ford Focus Style ECOnetic 1.5 TDCi road test report and review

THE ubiquitous Ford Focus needs little introduction, but this latest model with its 1.5-litre TDCi engine takes Ford and fuel economy to a whole new level. I’ve never found Ford diesel engines among the most economical on the market, but with this new unit, the secrets seem to have been unlocked.

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Dacia Duster Ambiance 1.5 dCi 110 4x4 road test report review

Dacia Duster Ambiance dCi 110 4×4 road test report and review

THE Dacia Duster is a full four-wheel-drive SUV. Its price tag is a clear indication of what you get – a no-frills but fairly rugged soft roader which comes with a proper four-wheel-drive system capable of running in either two wheel drive or all-wheel-drive. It even has a lock mechanism for particularly sticky situations.

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Mazda2 SE-L Nav 90PS 1.5 five-door hatch road test

Mazda2 SE-L Nav 90PS 1.5 five-door hatch road test report review

Mazda is posting large increases in sales in the UK market. So, will its Mazda2 SE-L Nav 90PS 1.5 five-door hatch keep the trend going?

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MINI Cooper 1.5 Auto 5-door road test report review (1)

MINI Cooper 1.5 Auto 5-door road test report review

THE Mini has always been a car big on style and desirability but, well, mini on practicality, even the bigger BMW produced, latter day versions of the model. That has now changed, slightly, with the hatchback, particularly the five-door version. It is bigger, longer by 72mm and has more boot space, up by 67 litres and, together with the three door version, is the model’s first foray into the hatchback market.

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Eco-nomy comes as standard in special Clio

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Renault Clio Expression Eco 94g/km dCi 88 Impressed with its frugality, editor DAVID HOOPER says this low emissions Renault will be a cost-effective car to live with. IF you’re looking for an economical small car which is cheap to run, then you hardly need look any further than this diesel-sipping […]

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