Road tests

Toyota Yaris

16 Feb, 2005

It's hard to believe the Toyota Yaris celebrates its sixth anniversary this year. The supermini remains one of the UK's best loved small cars, thanks to its looks, packaging and handling.

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Peugeot 607

9 Feb, 2005

With a new V6 diesel and facelifted 607 on its books, French firm Peugeot is keen to show off its latest developments with a car that combines both.

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Mercedes C-Class

9 Feb, 2005

There's something very special about this C-Class, and it's all to do with what you can't see, rather than the things you can. Under the bonnet, the car has a revolutionary new 3.0-litre powerplant.

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Skoda Octavia Estate

9 Feb, 2005

Times have certainly changed. A few years ago, you wouldn't have given Skoda's claim that it wanted to be a cheaper version of Volvo much credit. But today, the proof is here for all to see.

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Nissan Pathfinder T-spec

9 Feb, 2005

Does Nissan really need another SUV? The Japanese company already produces five off-roaders, and the launch this week of the new Pathfinder makes it six.

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Fiat Panda

9 Feb, 2005

If you needed proof that Fiat is confident about its new Panda 4x4, then how about this? The company drove one to a mountaineering base camp at Mount Everest, 5,200 metres above sea level with no proper roads.

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Audi A6

9 Feb, 2005

Audi's new A6 Avant seems to tick all the right boxes. Not only is it a sleek addition to the four-ringed line-up, but it's longer and wider than the Mercedes E-Class.

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Jaguar Advanced L'weight Coup

9 Feb, 2005

The car charged with bringing Jaguar back to the big time has hit the road, and Auto Express was on hand to exclusively record the historic event. Codenamed X150, the Advanced Lightweight Coup

Front view of Ford Focus C-MAX
Used car tests

Ford Focus C-MAX

8 Feb, 2005

Sold as the people carrier for people who don't want one, is the Ford Focus C-MAX a tempting used buy?

Front view of Nissan Patrol
Used car tests

Nissan Patrol

8 Feb, 2005

It's celebrating its 50th year, but is now the time to buy a used version of the legendary Nissan Patrol?