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Parents spend four days getting kids into the car

Children car seats

New research has revealed that parents spend the equivalent of FOUR DAYS every year battling to get their children into the car – with toddlers causing the biggest delay. As the Christmas break comes to an end, families will return to the regular routine of school runs and nursery drop-offs. …

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SEAT Tarraco review

SEAT Tarraco review

The new seven-seater Tarraco completes SEAT’s SUV line-up, slotting in above the compact Arona and mid-sized Ateca. Closely related to its VW Group cousins, the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace and Skoda Kodiaq, it’s arguably the best-looking, better-proportioned version, boasting SEAT’s trademark sharp lines. Back in the day, you’d have to choose …

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New Skoda Kodiaq vRS is a record-breaker

Sabine Schmitz drives the Skoda Kodiaq vRS

The upcoming Skoda Kodiaq vRS has set a new lap record for the fastest seven-seat SUV around the Nurburgring. Top Gear presenter and ‘Ring specialist, Sabine Schmitz, hustled the 236bhp 2.0-litre, twin-turbocharged diesel engined car around the track in just 9 minutes 29.84 seconds. With adaptive Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) …

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Tarraco chosen by Seat fans for new SUV

New SEAT Tarraco

Seat has announced that Tarraco will be the name of its third SUV following a vote by 146,124 fans of the Spanish car maker in 134 countries. Tarraco received 51,903 (35.52%) of the votes, followed by Avila (28.74%), Aranda (26.91%) and Alboran 8.83%) in the #SEATseekingName event. It’s the first …

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SsangYong Rexton review

SsangYong Rexton

The big new Rexton 4×4 is the latest offering from SsangYong – and it’s a bit of a revelation. Along with its smaller sibling, the well-received Tivoli (launched in 2016), the Rexton is arguably one of the company’s first mainstream cars. At a time when SUVs are selling like hotcakes, it’s no surprise that SsangYong(which claims to be the equivalent of Land Rover …

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Skoda Kodiaq review

Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda has steadily built up a reputation for creating spacious, reliable, well-built, value-for-money cars. It’s no surprise then that the company is now turning its attention to SUVs – the fastest-growing sector today – and applying its USP. If you don’t count the quirky Yeti, the Kodiaq is Skoda’s first …

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Renault Scenic review

Renault Scenic

MPVs were all the rage back in the day, but then along came SUVs and crossovers of a similar size and their popularity plummeted. Renault reckons sales have now reached a plateau and there’s still plenty of mileage left in people carriers. So much so that it’s launched a fourth …

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Kia Sorento review

Kia Sorento

There’s more to Kia than its unrivalled seven-year warranty scheme – and the all-new Sorento is positive proof. Somewhere between an SUV and a people carrier, it offers the best of both worlds – topping an increasingly impressive range. The first thing that strikes you about the Sorento is its …

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Audi Q7 review

Audi Q7

The luxury big SUV sector just got a whole lot more competitive – Audi’s back in the game with the all-new Q7. To be honest, I was always a big fan of the first generation Q7, so I wasn’t totally sure about the new model. And let’s not forget, the …

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7-up for BMW

BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer

BMW launches its first seven-seat MPV – the new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer – and the newest car to join the range is sure to appeal to families. The Gran Tourer is 214mm longer and 53mm higher than the five-seater BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, but a longer wheelbase …

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