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Kia Sportage ‘2’ 1.7 CRDi road test report and review

Kia Sportage ‘2’ 1.7 CRDi road test report and review

THE Sportage sold in record numbers here of around 23,000 in 2015. That has not stopped Kia kicking off 2016 with an all-new fourth generation version of what is easily its best-selling model and declaring a target for it of 25,000 UK sales in the next 12 months. An 18-strong range is priced between £17,995 and £31,495, so starting £495 dearer than the previous Sportage, but keenly priced against its main competitors

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Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco roadtest review

Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco roadtest review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Kia Carens 1.7 CRDi 2 Eco – We drive the car which completes Kia’s design revolution but, DAVID HOOPER asks if it’s a case of form over function? THIS is the third generation of Kia’s increasingly popular Carens range and is the model the Korean manufacturer claims has completed its […]

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Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon 1.7 VCDi LT

Chevrolet Cruze review: Practical and economical to run

ROAD TEST AND REVIEW: Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon 1.7 VCDi With pleasant styling and an excellent driving experience, DAVID HOOPER is impressed with the diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze Station Wagon. CHEVROLET’S Cruze is a smart looking car with its imposing split grille at the front sporting its large Chevrolet emblem centre stage. With […]

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Vauxhall Astra GTC coupe is hard to miss in yellow!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Vauxhall Astra GTC SRi 1.7 CDTi 16V With attractive coupe styling and bright yellow paintwork, this Astra GTC is certainly an eye-catcher, but as DAVID HOOPER found out, it’s economical diesel engine means it won’t cost a fortune to run. THIS attractive-looking Astra GTC three-door coupe from Vauxhall drew plenty […]

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Will new Vauxhall Mokka be the creme de la creme?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Vauxhall Mokka Aimed squarely at trendy young folk, DAVID HOOPER says the new Vauxhall Mokka will attract plenty of buyers when they wake up and smell the coffee! The strangely-named Mokka is the first of three new Vauxhall models which are set to propel the brand into new market sectors. […]

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