Family cars

New 2021 Nissan Qashqai: prices, on sale date and full details
Nissan Qashqai - front
Nissan Qashqai

New 2021 Nissan Qashqai: prices, on sale date and full details

Pricing and PCP offers for new 2021 Nissan Qashqai have been confirmed: £5,000 deposit, £323 per month for new Premiere Edition trim
16 Mar 2021
New Skoda Octavia e-TEC 2021 review
Skoda Octavia Estate e-TEC - front
Skoda Octavia

New Skoda Octavia e-TEC 2021 review

The mild-hybrid Skoda Octavia e-TEC offers a cheaper way to electrification
25 Feb 2021
New Vauxhall Insignia 1.5 diesel 2021 review
Vauxhall Insignia 1.5 diesel - front
Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback

New Vauxhall Insignia 1.5 diesel 2021 review

The Vauxhall Insignia is now available with a new 1.5-litre 3-cylinder diesel engine, but is it the pick of the range?
18 Feb 2021
New Mercedes GLA 250 e 2021 review
Mercedes GLA 250 e - front
Mercedes GLA

New Mercedes GLA 250 e 2021 review

The new plug-in hybrid Mercedes GLA 250 e arrives with an all-electric range of 37 miles
12 Feb 2021
Best 7-seater cars on sale 2021
Best 7-seater cars
7-seater cars

Best 7-seater cars on sale 2021

We pick the best seven-seat cars that provide the best practicality across a wide range of price points
8 Feb 2021
Ford Mondeo review
Ford Mondeo
Ford Mondeo

Ford Mondeo review

The Ford Mondeo is more refined, spacious and high-tech than ever before, but rivals have leapt ahead in this class
2 Feb 2021
Mazda 6 review
Mazda 6 - front cornering
Mazda 6

Mazda 6 review

Mazda's large saloon is a strong alternative to the VW Passat or Ford Mondeo thanks to its great handling and generous kit
2 Feb 2021

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Nissan confirms Sunderland will stay open due to Brexit deal
Nissan Ariya concept
Nissan

Nissan confirms Sunderland will stay open due to Brexit deal

The uncertainty surrounding the plant’s future has been resolved – but Nissan will make changes to keep the plant profitable
22 Jan 2021
Best used family cars 2021
Best cars & vans

Best used family cars 2021

Our guide to the best used family cars on sale in the UK today
6 Jan 2021
Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X: long-term test review
Mazda 3 Hatchback

Mazda 3 Skyactiv-X: long-term test review

Final report: the Mazda 3 may not have been perfect, but we’ll miss our good-looking family hatch
5 Jan 2021
Best family cars to buy 2021
Best cars & vans

Best family cars to buy 2021

What are the best family cars on sale? Whether you're after an SUV or an affordable hatchback, out top 10 list reveals all...
5 Jan 2021
New seven-seat Toyota Highlander SUV set for 2021 launch
SUVs

New seven-seat Toyota Highlander SUV set for 2021 launch

Toyota Highlander hybrid will have a starting price of £50,595 when it reaches the UK next year
2 Dec 2020
Facelifted Peugeot 308 hatchback on sale now from £21,310
Peugeot 308

Facelifted Peugeot 308 hatchback on sale now from £21,310

The Peugeot 308 hatchback has been updated for 2020 with fresh interior technology and new customisation options
13 Nov 2020
Plug-in hybrid Skoda Octavia iV set for UK launch next month
Skoda Octavia - front
Skoda Octavia

Plug-in hybrid Skoda Octavia iV set for UK launch next month

Plug-in version of latest Skoda Octavia will go on sale in November, with a maximum electric range of 43 miles and a starting price of £30,765
27 Oct 2020
Facelifted Volkswagen Tiguan: prices start from £24,915
Volkswagen Tiguan

Facelifted Volkswagen Tiguan: prices start from £24,915

The lower echelons of the tweaked Volkswagen Tiguan range are available to order, but we’ll have to wait a few months for the 316bhp R model and PHEV …
16 Oct 2020
Family Car of the Year 2020: Skoda Superb
Skoda Superb

Family Car of the Year 2020: Skoda Superb

The Skoda Superb is the 2020 Auto Express Family Car of the Year, with the Hyundai Ioniq and Peugeot 508 commended
13 Oct 2020
Compact Family Car of the Year 2020: Skoda Octavia
Skoda Octavia

Compact Family Car of the Year 2020: Skoda Octavia

The Skoda Octavia is the 2020 Auto Express Compact Family Car of the Year, with the Ford Focus and Toyota Corolla commended
13 Oct 2020
New Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid 2020 review
Volkswagen Tiguan

New Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid 2020 review

We find out if the new Volkswagen Tiguan eHybrid can be competitive in the tough hybrid SUV genre
2 Oct 2020
New 2020 Volkswagen Golf Estate boosts practicality
Volkswagen Golf Estate

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf Estate boosts practicality

The new Volkswagen Golf Estate arrives with 611 litres of boot space, with prices expected to start at just under £25k
8 Sep 2020
New 2020 Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake on sale now
Volkswagen Arteon

New 2020 Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake on sale now

The new Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake estate is available to order in the UK now, with prices starting from £37,640
3 Sep 2020
Used Kia Optima review
Kia Optima

Used Kia Optima review

A full used buyer’s guide on the Kia Optima covering the Optima Mk2 (2016-2020)
13 Aug 2020
Volkwagen introduces United trim editions for its Polo, T-Cross and T-Roc models
News

Volkwagen introduces United trim editions for its Polo, T-Cross and T-Roc models

United models add more kit to trio of compact Volkswagens, but at a reduced price over the trim levels on which they’re based
24 Jul 2020
Used Peugeot 508 review
Peugeot 508

Used Peugeot 508 review

From £2,500 the French family car is unexciting but practical and affordable. It can make a great used buy
10 Jul 2020
New Mercedes GLA 220d diesel 2020 review
Mercedes GLA SUV

New Mercedes GLA 220d diesel 2020 review

The second generation Mercedes GLA small SUV improves on its predecessor in every area
10 Jul 2020
New Skoda Octavia vRS 2020 ride review
Skoda Octavia vRS Hatchback

New Skoda Octavia vRS 2020 ride review

We get our first taste of 242bhp Skoda Octavia vRS with Skoda tech development boss Christian Strube in the driver’s seat
10 Jul 2020
New Polestar 2 2020 review
Polestar 2

New Polestar 2 2020 review

We get behind the wheel of the new Polestar 2 to see if it can rival the Tesla Model 3
7 Jul 2020
Skoda Octavia Estate vs Toyota Corolla Touring Sports
Estates

Skoda Octavia Estate vs Toyota Corolla Touring Sports

Skoda’s new Octavia Estate has moved upmarket. We find out if it’s a better wagon than the Toyota Corolla Touring Sports
4 Jul 2020
New 2020 Kia Carnival MPV revealed
Kia

New 2020 Kia Carnival MPV revealed

Kia’s latest seven-seat MPV gets a bold new SUV-inspired design – but it won't be sold in the UK
26 Jun 2020
Greatest ever Mazda cars: classic and modern
Mazda

Greatest ever Mazda cars: classic and modern

We celebrate the Mazda's centenary by picking 10 hits from the Japanese firm's back catalogue
21 Jun 2020
New Skoda Octavia Estate 2020 review
Skoda Octavia Estate

New Skoda Octavia Estate 2020 review

The new family Skoda Octavia Estate ramps up the practicality and quality
17 Jun 2020
New 2020 Lexus IS revealed with sharp new looks and updated tech
Lexus IS

New 2020 Lexus IS revealed with sharp new looks and updated tech

Brand’s Mercedes C-Class rival gets redesign inside and out and updated infotainment, but UK launch not happening
16 Jun 2020
Facelifted Skoda Karoq spied ahead of late 2020 debut
Skoda Karoq

Facelifted Skoda Karoq spied ahead of late 2020 debut

The updated model will go on sale later this year, sporting a handful of styling and technology tweaks
16 Jun 2020
New 2020 Skoda Octavia Scout set for July launch
Skoda Octavia Scout

New 2020 Skoda Octavia Scout set for July launch

Skoda reveals rugged Octavia Scout, with plastic body cladding and a lifted ride height
10 Jun 2020
Ford Kuga vs Toyota RAV4 vs Skoda Karoq
Ford Kuga

Ford Kuga vs Toyota RAV4 vs Skoda Karoq

The all-new Ford Kuga has landed. Can it make an impact against the Skoda Karoq and Toyota RAV4?
6 Jun 2020