Recent articles by Lesley Harris

Honda CR-V long-termer - fuel
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Honda CR-V

18 Jan, 2016

Second report: Practical and stylish Honda CR-V SUV fails to live up to its fuel-efficient promise

Fiat Panda Cross - LT header
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Fiat Panda Cross

21 Aug, 2015

Final report: Flawed infotainment aside, crossover is a capable car

New Ford Focus 2014 front blue
Road tests

Ford Focus Titanium review

11 May, 2015

The Ford Focus Titanium mixes high specs with a strong engine range and some of the best driving dynamics out there

Peugeot 208 front tracking
Road tests

Peugeot 208 Style review

26 Mar, 2015

The Peugeot 208 Style special edition is affordable and stylish, but it's pipped at the post by the Ford Fiesta overall

Audi A1 - front cornering
Road tests

Audi A1 S line review

18 Mar, 2015

Audi's A1 S line supermini packs good looks, great quality and excellent refinement into a compact body

Nissan Qashqai long termer factory
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Nissan Qashqai

6 Jan, 2015

Our Nissan Qashqai crossover makes trip to its birthplace as we bid it farewell

Ford Focus facelift - front cornering
Road tests

Ford Focus 1.5 EcoBoost 2015 review

17 Dec, 2014

1.5-litre EcoBoost version of new Ford Focus hatch is both punchy and efficient

Ford Kuga Titanium 2.0 TDCi front tracking
Road tests

Ford Kuga Titanium

6 Nov, 2014

The Ford Kuga Titanium is a well-built, capable SUV that challenges the Mazda CX-5 for class honours

Mazda 6 saloon 2.2D Sport Nav front tracking
Road tests

Mazda 6 Sport Nav review

5 Sep, 2014

The Mazda 6 Sport Nav is one of the most stylish family saloon on the market today

Vauxhall Astra SRi in motion
Road tests

Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTi review

6 Aug, 2014

A plush cabin and sharp looks help the Vauxhall Astra 1.7 CDTi keep pace with family hatch rivals

NIssan Juke Acenta
Road tests

Nissan Juke Acenta review

31 Jul, 2014

The Nissan Juke Acenta has plenty of tech, so it's likely to be a popular model

Ford Fiesta automatic 2014 front
Road tests

Ford Fiesta 1.25 Zetec review

1 Jul, 2014

The Ford Fiesta Zetec 1.25 is a supermini that has it all: great looks, amazing driving attributes and a healthy regard for your pocket

Nissan Juke Tekna 2014 front tracking
Road tests

Nissan Juke automatic review

20 Jun, 2014

The Nissan Juke automatic is set to be a popular version of the new compact crossover

Ford Fiesta front tracking
Road tests

Ford Fiesta diesel review

16 Jun, 2014

Ford’s Fiesta diesel range has it all: great looks, amazing driving attributes and a healthy regard for your pocket.

Ford Fiesta front action
Road tests

Ford Fiesta Style review

2 Jun, 2014

The Ford Fiesta Style is a supermini that has it all: great looks, amazing driving attributes and a healthy regard for your pocket

Ford Fiesta Titanium front
Road tests

Ford Fiesta Titanium review

28 Mar, 2014

The top-spec Ford Fiesta Titanium is great to drive and comes with plenty of kit

Range Rover Vogue cornering
Road tests

Range Rover Vogue review

24 Mar, 2014

The entry-level Range Rover Vogue still feels a cut above the luxury SUV norm

Car group tests

Audi A1 Sport review

29 Jan, 2014

The Audi A1 Sport is a good looking, premium supermini with loads of big-car kit. Can it justify its high asking price though?

Mazda CX-5 front static
Long-term tests

Mazda CX-5: Fourth report

13 Feb, 2013

Our efficient and fun Mazda CX-5 crossover has proved itself as a practical and versatile family car

Mazda CX-5 profile header
Long-term tests

Mazda CX-5: Third report

21 Nov, 2012

Our long-term Mazda CX-5 crossover proves its worth as a track test support vehicle

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