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Ford Fiesta is named the top used car of 2012

THE Ford Fiesta 1.25 Zetec five-door has been named Used Car of the Year 2012 and used supermini of the year. And in a triple swoop for the blue oval brand the Ford Mondeo was voted best used family car while the S-Max took the best used MPV trophy in the annual What Car? awards. […]

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New Honda Civic records over 60mpg in road test!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC ES Achieving 60mpg is still a rarity, but from a 2.2-litre engine? DAVID HOOPER is impressed by Honda’s new Civic and its superb diesel engine. EVER since I first drove a diesel-powered Honda – and met the engineer who designed what was, at the time, a […]

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VW announces prices of next generation Golf

VOLKSWAGEN has announced the prices for its new Golf range. It will cost from £16,330 on the road, which is slightly less than the outgoing model. VW has sold over 29-million Golfs, and the latest model will be lighter, safer and more efficient. The seventh generation Golf will be offered in three trim grades in […]

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Does Citroen’s latest DS compare to the originals?

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Citroen DS4 D Sport Bringing back the iconic DS name from history has not been universally popular among enthusiasts. KEITH WARD roadtests Citroen’s latest DS4 model. IN a corner of a foreign field I know, no fewer than six examples of the fabulous original Citroen DS (1955-75) stand neglected and […]

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Hyundai ix20 road test shows boost in quality

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Hyundai ix20 Following a distinct hike in quality in the last few years, KEITH WARD roadtests the Hyundai ix20 NO longer can Hyundai be regarded as small fry.  Latest figures show that last year the Korean maker sold more than four-million vehicles globally and ranks as the world’s fifth largest […]

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VW Polo road test reveals the sweet taste of success

It’s not hard to see why the Polo is an award-winning car. Motoring Writer KEITH WARD understands why it has enjoyed the sweet taste of success. NOW into its fifth generation, the Polo seems to have been around as long as its namesake mint with the hole. The four-wheeled version has been crowned European Car […]

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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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Crazy as Golf clocks up 450,000 miles

ALTHOUGH Volkswagen has a reputation for build quality and reliability, surely even they were surprised when they heard about Roy Dyson’s Golf. Even by the German marque’s standards of longevity, his Mk IV Golf S TDi really stands out. It has now clocked up 450,000 miles! And he didn’t even buy it new. Back in […]

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