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Peugeot 208 GT review

Peugeot 208 GT review

Is this sporty small car just a piece of eye candy? The latest Peugeot 208 is one of the best superminis on the market and has won various awards, including the coveted 2020 European Car of the Year title. Offered with both conventional petrol and diesel engines and as a …

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Toyota Yaris is 2021 Car of the Year

Toyota Yaris review

The all-new Toyota Yaris supermini has been crowned European Car of the Year 2021. The fourth-generation Yaris, which is only available as a petrol-electric hybrid, scored 266 points and beat six other short-listed cars. The runner up was the 100% electric Fiat 500 (240 points), which just pipped the Cupra …

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Toyota Yaris review

Toyota Yaris review

We suspect the age demographic of the average Yaris buyer will be sliced in half with the launch of Toyota’s latest model – one of the big automotive surprises of the last year. The Japanese giant’s best-selling supermini has been transformed for its fourth generation, with cool looks, top tech, …

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Honda Jazz Crosstar review

Honda Jazz Crosstar review

You’ve got to hand it to Honda. In one fell swoop, they’ve erased the Jazz’s reputation as the car of choice for senior citizens and created one of the coolest, most advanced superminis on the market. The distinctive fourth generation model comes in two flavours – standard Jazz hatchback and …

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Vauxhall Corsa review

Vauxhall Corsa

The Vauxhall Corsa has been a familiar part of the UK motoring scene for 27 years and has consistently been among the biggest-selling cars. More than 2.1 million Corsas have been sold in the UK since then, but it’s always been eclipsed in sales terms by its arch rival, the …

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Peugeot 208 wins 2020 European Car of the Year

Peugeot 208 wins 2020 European Car of the Year

The all-new Peugeot 208 has been crowned European Car of the Year, comfortably beating two high-profile electric vehicles from Tesla and Porsche. The supermini, which is offered with both conventional engines and a 100% electric powertrain, scored 281 points, ahead of the Model 3 (242) and the Taycan (222). Other …

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Audi A1 Sportback review

Audi A1 Sportback

Audi’s new entry-level A1 is all grown-up. We’ve been road-testing the baby hatchback, now with attitude…. The outgoing Audi A1 was a little gem with its dinky looks, quality interior, premium finish and fun driving characteristics. The all-new model is more of the same, but improves in every area. Sharing …

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Watch the new Vauxhall Corsa GSi – on the limit

Vauxhall Corsa GSi

Find out what happened when top precision driver Paul Swift was given the keys to Vauxhall’s new Corsa GSi and access to a closed test track… Naturally, Paul pushed the 148bhp pocket rocket – with VXR sports suspension and grippy Michelin rubber – to the limit.

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Top 10 most reliable popular hatchbacks

Volkswagen Polo

The evergreen Volkswagen Polo is crowned the most reliable of the bestselling hatchbacks. Despite being the sixth most popular hatch of 2017, it was No 1 for dependability, spending just 1.46 hours off the road for repairs, which cost an average of just £184. The data comes from car warranty …

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Citroen C3 ELLE special edition pretty in pink

Citroën C3 Elle Special edition

Citroen has teamed up with fashion magazine ELLE to bring a special edition to the range – the Citroen C3 ELLE. The new variant, based on the best-selling Citroen C3 supermini, features Cherry Pink touches, a special roof graphic and the ELLE logo on the front doors. Described as “stylish and …

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