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Renault Grand Scénic Dynamique TomTom ENERGY 1.6 dCi 130 Stop & Start

Renault Grand Scénic Dynamique 1.6 dCi 130 Stop & Start road test review

Renault Grand Scénic Dynamique 1.6 dCi 130 Stop & Start road test review - Practical family transport at its best. DAVID HOOPER has a look at one of the latest people movers from Renault. THE Renault scenic remains today what it always has been a hugely popular and practical family car. This particular model is the […]

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VW Passat Estate 2015

New VW Passat range road test report and review

IN 41 years, 22m Passats have been sold worldwide, around 442,000 of them in the UK.

Not only is the latest Mk VIII “all-new”, say VW, but it marks the “biggest-ever jump in changes and features” of a model from them “or any other” car brand.

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Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC review and road test report

Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC review and road test report

Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC review and road test report: A 1.6-litre diesel engine which is better than the rash of 1.0-litre three-pots – DAVID HOOPER drives the new Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC CAR manufacturers make all manner of claims about the economy of their latest products, but hardly any can live up to those claims […]

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Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE 1.6 TDI 90PS DSG review, road test

Skoda Rapid Spaceback SE 1.6 TDI 90PS DSG road test review

SOME say Space is the final frontier, but for Skoda – well, it’s just another day in the office!
This week’s test car is the estate version of the Skoda Rapid, and as well as lots of space and practical storage solutions, it is available with a host of optional extras to complement an active lifestyle.
Glance through the brochure and you are really spoilt for choice, with various storage nets, roof bars, bags, bumper protectors, rubber mats, and even a large protective rear seat cover to stop Fido getting hair all over your nice smart seats!

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Kia pro_cee’d GT road test review

Kia pro_cee’d GT road test review: It’s a quick Kia, pro_cee’d with caution!

A Kia with a GT badge? Really? Yes, it’s true! DAVID HOOPER has been putting Kia’s hot hatch through its paces. THERE was a time when the prospect of a performance car from Kia seemed as unlikely as Santa swopping Rudolph and Co for a hybrid drive system – but not anymore! Proudly sporting GT […]

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VW Golf Mk VII (2)

VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI road test and review: What price quality?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI: What price do you put on quality? DAVID HOOPER drives the new VW Golf 1.6 SE TDI and is reminded just how good today’s VWs are. I HAVEN’T driven anything Volkswagen for a few months, but my re-acquaintance with the brand quickly reminded me of […]

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Peugeot 208 GTI (1)

Peugeot 208 GTi 1.6 THP 200 road test: Devil is in the detail!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Peugeot 208 GTi 1.6 THP 200 – The Peugeot 208 GTi is the icing on the cake of the 208 range, but is it worthy of the GTi badge. DAVID HOOPER puts one to the test. PEUGEOT’S hot hatch story has just opened a new chapter with the launch of […]

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Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.6 TDI CR 105PS DPF road test report and review

Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.6 TDI CR 105PS DPF road test report and review: Bigger is better!

Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.6 TDI CR 105PS DPF road test report and review: Bigger is better! DAVID HOOPER says this Octavia is built for economy rather than speed. THE new Skoda Octavia range has taken a big jump upmarket and is now on a par with the Golf and Audi models in terms of quality. […]

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