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Vauxhall Mokka Tech Line 1.4 turbo 140PS Start/Stop 4x4 road test report and review

Vauxhall Mokka Tech Line 1.4 turbo 140PS Start/Stop 4×4 road test report and review

THE Vauxhall Mokka is a smart looking mini-SUV and has become a common site on our roads thanks to its good value offering. It’s popular with a cross-section of buyers, from those young trendy people with an outdoor lifestyle who appreciate the built-in cycle carrier cleverly concealed in the rear bumper, which my test car should have featured, but didn’t thanks to Vauxhall sending me the wrong car, to those of a certain age who find the raised ride height much easier to cope with when getting in and out of the car.

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Skoda Yeti Black Edition 4x4 2.0 TDI 140PS

Skoda Yeti Black Edition 4×4 2.0 TDI 140PS road test report and review

BLACK seems to be the new white, and this rather smart looking Skoda Yeti Black Edition is a rather special extension of the Yeti brood. The recently updated model features new styling front and aft and equipment upgrades, but other than that, Skoda have stuck to the practical, functional, go just about anywhere formula which has proved to be quite a hit for the brand.

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Vauxhall Insignia SRi VX-Line Nav CDTi 16v ecoFLEX road test report review

Vauxhall Insignia SRi VX-Line Nav CDTi 16v ecoFLEX road test report review

THE Vauxhall Insignia is a familiar sight on our roads and is a firm favourite of the fleet driver thanks to its mile-munching capabilities and huge boot, perfect for all manner of “stuff”.
Recently refreshed, this is the latest Vauxhall Insignia, featuring a few subtle external styling tweaks and new lighting designs, freshening up the car without venturing into anything too radical.

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Volkswagen Tiguan Match 2.0 TDI 140PS review & road test report

Volkswagen Tiguan Match 2.0 TDI review & road test report

THE Volkswagen Tiguan, in its various guises, has been around since 2007, and despite its recent facelift, is beginning to show its age in my opinion, not having stood the test of time as well as the rest of the VW range.
Its chunky looks are in many ways timeless, but the front end and the car’s nose in particular, are the issue here.
The Tiguan is spacious inside and very comfortable to travel in. It’s also well kitted out for family duties, with aircraft-style fold-down trays on the back of the front seats, plenty of leg room and a decent sized boot.

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Vauxhall Cascada 1.4i SE 140 road test review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: The Vauxhall Cascada 1.4i SE 140 is a proper four-seat convertible which won’t break the bank. DAVID HOOPER wonders if Vauxhall is hoping it will pick up where the Saab 9-5 Convertible left off. I THINK that Vauxhall could be onto something with its discreetly stylish new Cascada – perhaps […]

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When sun shines, make most of it with Golf cabrio

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW GOLF CABRIOLET GT BlueMotion 2.0 TDI 140PS Baffled as to why convertible car owners don’t go topless when the sun shines DAVID HOOPER says Volkswagen’s Golf Cabriolet is one of the best drop-tops on sale today.I DO like happy coincidences and for once, my road test of a beautiful […]

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Stealthy look as standard for SEAT’s Leon FR

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: SEAT Leon TDI FR As difficult to spot as a stealth bomber, IAN LAMMING says Seat have made their Leon TDI FR almost invisible. BLINK and you’ll miss it; that’s stealth technology for you. Black on a black background with the light off, this particular hatchback is as difficult to […]

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Passat BlueMotion proves its eco credentials

ROAD TEST, REPORT AND REVIEW: VW Passat Estate SE BlueMotion Technology 2.0 TDI 140 PS 6spd DSG OK, Caravanners go for the 170PS version of the Passat, but who else needs all that horse power? TOM SCANLAN says: ‘no-one!’ That’s right. If the only thing you’re towing is a tailwind, 140 PS is enough. Well, […]

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