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Tag: Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Citroen C3 Aircross

Long-term test review: Citroen C3 Aircross

Mileage: 695 Economy: 37.0mpg Before I got my hands on the keys to our striking Citroen C3 Aircross, I wasn’t sure I was going to take to the small SUV’s slightly unusual styling. But when I went along to the Robins and Day London West Citroen dealership […]

Long-term test review: SEAT Arona FR

Long-term test review: SEAT Arona FR

Mileage: 2,722Economy: 47.7mpg The supermini SUV is the latest vehicle sector manufacturers are busy trying to conquer. Buyers love them, so we will be running a new SEAT Arona for the next six months to see what all the fuss is about. At a glance, […]

Long-term test review: Peugeot 5008

Long-term test review: Peugeot 5008

Mileage: 3,393Economy: 36.0mpg There’s usually an element of excitement when I’m waiting for a new test car to arrive. But I’ve had to wait a little longer than usual for this one. Although our new Peugeot 5008 turned up in early April, I’ve only just […]

Long-term test review: Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in

Long-term test review: Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in

Mileage: 1,311 Economy: 53.8mpg Electric cars are grabbing all the headlines at the moment, and it’s easy to see why. They offer rock-bottom running costs with the benefit of a great driving experience as well. But fully electric vehicles are still in their infancy, and […]

Long-term test review: Mercedes-AMG E 63 S

Long-term test review: Mercedes-AMG E 63 S

Mileage: 6,250 Economy: 23.4mpg It seems odd to say it, but in this era of environmental concerns and financial instability, one of the biggest success stories in the car industry is AMG. The brand has been enjoying record sales, thanks to an expanding line-up that […]

Long-term test review: Renault Grand Scenic

Long-term test review: Renault Grand Scenic

Mileage: 1,439 Economy: 45.3mpg What has happened to the Renault Scenic? The French firm’s big-selling family MPV brand has adopted the ‘if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em’ approach to the all-encompassing SUV onslaught that is currently gripping the car market.  All the signs suggest […]

Long-term test review: Audi RS3

Long-term test review: Audi RS3

Mileage: 4,021Economy: 31.8mpg The previous-generation RS3 was a fast, extremely well made and highly desirable car. But as with so many Audi RS models from the past, it never quite hit the sweet spot in terms of driver involvement. It was an effective enough machine, […]