Long-term tests

Hyundai Santa Fe Premium SE: long-term test review
Hyundai Santa Fe SUV

Hyundai Santa Fe Premium SE: long-term test review

Final report: Hyundai Santa Fe is a fine family car, but surprisingly expensive
25 Oct 2019
Long term test review: Dacia Duster 4x2 Comfort
Dacia Duster - long term
Dacia Duster SUV

Long term test review: Dacia Duster 4x2 Comfort

Final report: We look back on nine months with our SUV and reckon we bagged a bargain
24 Oct 2019
SEAT Tarraco SE Technology: long-term test review
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SEAT Tarraco SUV

SEAT Tarraco SE Technology: long-term test review

Final report: If you need a large family car you’ll do little better than a SEAT Tarraco, which has catered for our every whim
21 Oct 2019
Long-term review: Ford Focus Titanium X
Ford Focus Hatchback

Long-term review: Ford Focus Titanium X

Final report: Fun-driving Ford Focus proves a great car for everyday life
16 Oct 2019
Skoda Fabia SE L: long-term test review
Skoda Fabia long termer - main
Skoda Fabia Hatchback

Skoda Fabia SE L: long-term test review

Final report: We reveal if Skoda Fabia supermini has made the grade
4 Oct 2019
Kia e-Niro: long-term test review
Kia e-Niro - final report header
Kia e-Niro SUV

Kia e-Niro: long-term test review

Final report: we look back on six months living with the Kia e-Niro – the UK’s best affordable electric car
23 Sep 2019
Cupra Ateca: long-term test review
Sutcliffes Cupra Ateca LT
Cupra Ateca SUV

Cupra Ateca: long-term test review

Final report: Sporty do-it-all Cupra Ateca eventually won our man over, once he set it up to his liking
30 Aug 2019
Kia Ceed GT-Line S: long-term test review
Kia Ceed Long term goodbye
Kia Ceed Hatchback

Kia Ceed GT-Line S: long-term test review

Final report: the Kia Ceed is a strong contender in the family hatch class; just avoid the auto gearbox
19 Aug 2019
Long-term test review: Mercedes-AMG G 63
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Mercedes G-Class 4x4

Long-term test review: Mercedes-AMG G 63

Final report: our Mercedes-AMG G 63 SUV kept stealing the limelight and we will miss it dearly
15 Aug 2019
Long-term test review: Nissan Leaf Tekna
Nissan Leaf Long Termer beach
Nissan Leaf Hatchback

Long-term test review: Nissan Leaf Tekna

Final report: With zero instances of range anxiety, the Nissan Leaf Tekna makes EV life enjoyable
23 Jul 2019
Mercedes X 350 d: long-term test review
Mercedes X 350 d - car park
Mercedes X-Class pick-up

Mercedes X 350 d: long-term test review

Third report: we’re not always sitting comfortably in our Mercedes X 350 d pick-up truck
14 Jun 2019
Audi A6 Avant 40 TDI: long-term test review
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Audi A6 Avant

Audi A6 Avant 40 TDI: long-term test review

Final report: Our Audi A6 Avant estate has been the perfect workmate for photographer Pete
6 Jun 2019
Volkswagen Polo SE L 1.0 TSI: long-term test review
Volkswagen Polo Hatchback

Volkswagen Polo SE L 1.0 TSI: long-term test review

Final report: Polo is bigger than ever, but we’re sad to see the sweet supermini go
21 May 2019
Mazda 6 2.5 GT Sport Nav+: long-term test review
Mazda 6 long termer - final report header
Mazda 6 Saloon

Mazda 6 2.5 GT Sport Nav+: long-term test review

Final report: as the new MX-5 takes its place, we bid farewell to our much-loved Mazda 6 family car
9 May 2019
Volvo V60 D3 Momentum Pro: long-term test review
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Volvo V60 Estate

Volvo V60 D3 Momentum Pro: long-term test review

Final report: some tech issues aside, our Volvo V60 D3 Momentum Pro estate has been a hit
3 May 2019
Hyundai Kona Electric Premium SE: long-term test review
Hyundai Kona Electric - final report header
Hyundai Kona SUV

Hyundai Kona Electric Premium SE: long-term test review

Final report: We gather Hyundai Kona Electric owners to see what life is like with the EV
1 May 2019
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: long-term test review
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross: long-term test review

Final report: rare Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV is fine for families if you can live with its weaknesses
24 Apr 2019
Long-term test review: Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce
Long term review - Alfa Romeo Giulia - Batch balcony
Alfa Romeo Giulia Saloon

Long-term test review: Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce

Final report: Life with our Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce was a drama full of comedy and tragedy
15 Apr 2019
Ford Fiesta ST: long-term test review
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Ford Fiesta ST Hatchback

Ford Fiesta ST: long-term test review

Final report: We say a sad farewell to our five-star Ford Fiesta ST hot hatchback
10 Apr 2019
Mercedes A 200 AMG Line: long-term test review
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Mercedes A-Class Hatchback

Mercedes A 200 AMG Line: long-term test review

Final report: We’re going to miss our sporty, tech-packed Mercedes A-Class hatchback
5 Apr 2019
Suzuki Swift Sport: long-term test review
Suzuki Swift Sport - final report header
Suzuki Swift Sport Hatchback

Suzuki Swift Sport: long-term test review

Final report: Over eight months, our Suzuki Swift Sport hot hatch has been a tasty treat
25 Mar 2019
Vauxhall Grandland X Sport Nav: long-term test review
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Vauxhall Grandland X SUV

Vauxhall Grandland X Sport Nav: long-term test review

Fifth report: We love the paintjob, but other shortcomings are colouring our view of our Vauxhall Grandland X SUV
7 Mar 2019
Skoda Karoq SE L: long-term test review
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Skoda Karoq SUV

Skoda Karoq SE L: long-term test review

Final report: Our versatile Skoda Karoq SUV has starred with all-round ability during time on fleet
28 Feb 2019
MINI Cooper 5-Door: long-term test review
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MINI MINI Hatchback

MINI Cooper 5-Door: long-term test review

Final report: Departure of our MINI Cooper 5-door makes it an unhappy start to 2019
22 Jan 2019
Long-term test review: Mercedes X 250 d
Mercedes X 250 d - long-term header
Mercedes X-Class pick-up

Long-term test review: Mercedes X 250 d

Second report: Our Mercedes X-Class continues to attract attention and start conversations
21 Jan 2019
Renault Koleos Dyamique S Nav: long-term test review
renault koleos long termer
Renault Koleos SUV

Renault Koleos Dyamique S Nav: long-term test review

Final report: Our Renault Koleos leaves us undecided after a mixed eight months’ service
14 Jan 2019
Volvo XC60 T8 Twin Engine: long-term test review
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Volvo XC60 SUV

Volvo XC60 T8 Twin Engine: long-term test review

Final report: Volvo XC60 T8 Twin Engine SUV has convinced our man of the benefits of PHEV power
29 Nov 2018
Kia Stinger GT-Line S: long-term test review
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Kia Stinger GT coupe

Kia Stinger GT-Line S: long-term test review

Final report: Luxury Kia Stinger GT scored on style and spec, but it left us wanting something more
21 Nov 2018
Toyota C-HR Hybrid: long-term test review
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Toyota C-HR SUV

Toyota C-HR Hybrid: long-term test review

Final report: Switch to hybrid Toyota C-HR pays big dividends with fuel economy
9 Nov 2018
Long-term test review: Audi A7 Sportback
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Audi A7 Sportback

Long-term test review: Audi A7 Sportback

Final report: Audi A7 Sportback has all the tools of the executive trade, so we'll be sad to see it go
31 Oct 2018
Peugeot 5008 GT Line: long-term test review
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Peugeot 5008 SUV

Peugeot 5008 GT Line: long-term test review

Final report: Seven-seat Peugeot 5008 SUV saddles up for rural break, and is more at home than in town
26 Oct 2018
Citroen C3 Aircross Flair: long-term test review
Citroen c3 aircross static
Citroen C3 Aircross SUV

Citroen C3 Aircross Flair: long-term test review

Final report: we’re sad to see comfortable small SUV leave fleet
15 Oct 2018
Mazda CX-5 Sport Nav: long-term test review
Mazda CX-5 SUV - front
Mazda CX-5 SUV

Mazda CX-5 Sport Nav: long-term test review

Final Report: We'll miss the great-driving Mazda CX-5 SUV, with its punchy diesel power
20 Sep 2018
Long-term test review: SEAT Arona FR
SEAT Arona FR - front
SEAT Arona SUV

Long-term test review: SEAT Arona FR

Final report: the SEAT Arona SUV crossover is a great all-rounder, but we’ve struggled to bond with it in its time on our fleet
14 Sep 2018
SsangYong Rexton ELX: long-term test review
SsangYong Rexton - header
SsangYong Rexton SUV

SsangYong Rexton ELX: long-term test review

Final report: our SsangYong Rexton's great load-lugging ability comes to fore on a track-day tour around France
6 Sep 2018
Volvo XC60 R-Design: long-term test review
Volvo XC60 - group shot
Volvo XC60 SUV

Volvo XC60 R-Design: long-term test review

Update: comfy, quiet and smooth-riding Volvo XC60 SUV takes the motorway commute in its stride
4 Sep 2018