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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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Mazda CX-5 2.2D 175PS Diesel road test report review

Mazda CX-5 2.2D 175PS Diesel road test report review

I travelled to Scotland for the launch of Mazda’s first CX-5, so I was keen to drive this recently facelifted model to see how much things have changed. With the latest Kodo design, the Mazda CX-5 is definitely on a drive upmarket in terms of quality and image. This latest model feels quite special inside, but then, as the range-topping example, so it should.

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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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Porsche Macan S Diesel roadtest review

Porsche Macan S Diesel road test report and review

Mention Porsche and most people will think of the 911, Boxster, or even Cayman – few will think family runabout – but this gorgeous new Macan S is just that – and it really is surprising just how much “stuff” you can get in the back!

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Mitsubishi ASX road test report and review

Mitsubishi ASX review and road test report

Mitsubishi ASX road test report and review by KEITH WARD MITSUBISHI is a relatively small player on the current UK car scene, a minnow selling a modest 1,000 vehicles a month, so less than a half of one percent of the market and only eight per cent of the throughput here of its biggest fellow-Japanese […]

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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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Jaguar XF Sportbrake road test and review (3)

Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2.2 diesel 163PS Luxury road test review

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2.2 diesel 163PS Luxury: The lap of luxury now comes with more room – DAVID HOOPER reviews the estate version of Jaguar’s popular XF range. THE much-anticipated estate, or Sportbrake, version of Jaguar’s XF finally went on sale this year and what a stunning looking car it […]

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Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 Diesel road test and review

Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 diesel road test: A bit of posh living!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Range Rover Evoque SD4 2.2 Diesel.  A “spiced up” Range Rover Evoque with all the toys. DAVID HOOPER enjoys a few days of posh living. A RANGE Rover Evoque road test is always a pleasure, but this week’s test car was something of a showcase for the marque. It’s no […]

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