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New Ford Fiesta aims for ‘best in class’ fuel economy

FORD’S new Fiesta is rising to the challenge set by its rivals and is aiming for  best-in-class fuel economy with six engines in Britain offering both sub-100 g/km CO2 emissions and returning up to 65.7mpg. Customers who buy the new Fiesta will also have the option of an ECOnetic variant expected to deliver 87g/km CO2 […]

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Toyota Aygo makes a frugal urban runabout

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Toyota Aygo It may be small, but it’s cheap to run and fun to drive. Motoring Journalist DAVID HOOPER, puts Toyota’s cute little Aygo through its paces YOU might be under the impression that buying a new car is an expensive business which will require a major assault on the […]

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Excellent new i30 is now a rival for best in class

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Hyundai i30 Hyundai is rapidly updating and expanding its range of cars. Wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER has a look at the new i30 range which goes on sale this week. TESTING a new car thoroughly to iron out any faults is not uncommon, but when you drive it 350,000 miles, […]

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Suzuki’s little diesel really is a Swift performer

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Suzuki Swift Diesel The Suzuki Swift is very economical in every day use, and good to drive. Suzuki’s little diesel is certainly Swift, but as TOM SCANLAN reports, it can also be a little on the noisy side. The ALD/Shell Fuel Save MPG Marathon is a popular annual event for […]

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Passat ideal for busy parents on economy drive

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: VW Passat BlueMotion 1.6 TDI  With sharper styling, the latest Passat has plenty of presence. Beautifully finished, and with impressive economy, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER says VW’s latest Passat makes a compelling proposition. BELIEVE it or not, this the seventh generation of Volkswagen’s ever-popular Passat, and what an excellent car […]

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Catching up with Golf GTI, Convertible and Tiguan

ROADTEST REPORT: VW GOLF GTI, GOLF CABRIOLET AND TIGUAN The latest special edition Golf GTI marks yet another milestone. This year has been a busy one for Volkswagen. Wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER catches up with some of the latest newcomers. IT’S almost unbelievable to think that Volkswagen’s Golf GTI has now been with us in […]

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Kia’s new Rio is about to hit the showrooms

Kia make some impressive claims for its new Rio KIA’S new Rio goes on sale on the first of next month. The car represents a big step forward for the car maker as it again adds more style and quality, yet reduces fuel consumption and CO2 figures. When the three-door variant hits the market early […]

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