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Review: The Kia Ceed has blossomed into a well-tuned machine that's fighting for class honours
But how does it compare to the Golf and Focus?
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Review: The Citroen C4 Cactus is one of the most comfortable cars I've ever driven
We test drive the French hatchback on Irish roads.
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Review: The all-new Audi Q3 is a smart, sophisticated SUV that drives better than most rivals
We put the new premium SUV through its paces in Italy.
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Review: The all-new Lexus UX hybrid crossover is bang on trend (and looks the part too)
However, with just one powertrain on offer, is it limited in appeal?
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Review: The Subaru Impreza is an exceptionally safe and reliable family hatchback
We test drive the Japanese hatch on Irish roads.
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Review: The BMW X2 SUV puts the ‘sport’ back into Sport Utility Vehicle
And mostly succeeds.
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Review: The Ford Mondeo hybrid drives smoothly - but does it lack power?
It’s a quiet, comfortable drive, but those used to a diesel engine will miss that on-road oomph.
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Review: The new Honda Civic saloon makes a compelling case as a great family car
An engaging drive with plenty of safety features too.
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Review: The Mitsubishi ASX is a keenly-priced crossover contender - but can it outshine its rivals?
We test drive the Mitsubishi ASX on Irish roads.
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Review: The MINI John Cooper Works handles like a dream - but has it lost its magic?
We take the hot hatch for a test drive.
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Review: The Skoda Karoq is a strong contender to rival the Tiguan and the Ateca
The Karoq is Skoda’s contender in the competitive compact SUV market.
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Review: The new Ford Focus is the cream of the crop of family hatchbacks
The new hatchback will arrive in Ireland in late August.
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Review: We drove Mercedes' new posh pickup truck - the potent V6 X-Class
We test the luxury pickup truck both on and off-road.
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Review: We've driven the hotly-tipped new Audi Q8 SUV. Here's how it matches up to its rivals
Are the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and Range Rover Sport better?
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Review: The Citroen Berlingo is a spacious MPV that's a shape-shifter for families
French utilitarian chic.
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Review: Think Tesla make the best electric cars? Jaguar's I-Pace SUV is here to change that
Still want that Tesla?
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Review: The Ford Focus ST-Line has a sporty look, but it's a sensible motor at heart
For when you want the look without the costs.
# best new cars
6 big, bad and beautiful cars we're looking forward to driving in 2018
Our motoring correspondent Melanie May reveals her most-anticipated motors from the 2018 release schedule.
# Review
'If I had the kahunas to drive a €70k convertible, the Audi A5 Cabriolet would be top of my list'
Want a four-seat convertible? The Audi A5 Cabriolet may just be the car for you.
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Review: The Toyota Yaris Hybrid is a one-of-a-kind small hybrid for city living
Looking for a hybrid supermini that’s great around the city? The Toyota Yaris could be the car for you.
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The Skoda Octavia RS is a car for those who want pace as well as space
We test the Skoda Octavia in sporty RS guise.
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The new Nissan Qashqai is here. But can the king of crossover SUVs keep its crown?
The Qashqai was the car that kicked off the crossover craze. But its rivals have come on a lot since then.
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Review: How does the new Mazda CX-5 shape up against its SUV rivals?
We road-tested the CX-5 at its international launch in Barcelona.
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Review: the Suzuki Ignis is a fun alternative to traditional small hatchbacks
The Ignis is back with a bang.
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The Tesla Model S is no ordinary car. We drove it to find out how it's different
We put the Tesla Model S through its paces on Irish roads.
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The Tesla Model X has finally arrived in Ireland. We took it for a drive.
We got behind the wheel of the new Tesla Model X and turned it up to 11.
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Review: Is the new Audi Q5 really a rugged SUV or just an overgrown executive car?
We take the popular premium SUV for a test drive on Irish roads.
# Nissan Leaf
How far can you go in an all-electric Nissan Leaf? We put it to the test
Just how practical and cheap to run is the Nissan Leaf? We gave it a try.
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Review: Suzuki's crossover SUV is a surprisingly loveable Qashqai rival
We take the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross for a test drive on Irish roads.
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Review: The Peugeot 3008 has blossomed into a beautiful SUV (from a dumpy MPV)
We take the new Peugeot 3008 for a test drive on Irish roads.
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The Citroen Grand C4 Picasso is an MPV - but it's no boring family wagon
Citroen’s seven-seater brings a fresh feel to the MPV format.
# Nissan X-Trail
Review: The new Nissan X-Trail has seven seats - just don't put adults in the back
We test the X-Trail to see just how practical it really is.
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Review: The Ford Edge SUV has a premium price tag - so can it match its premium rivals?
It’s expensive but is it worth it? Here’s our review.
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The new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV is finally here - so was it worth the wait?
We test drive Volkswagen’s small SUV on Irish roads.
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The Citroen C3 has plenty of fun French style, but what about the substance?
We put the highly customisable small hatch to the test.
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The new Audi Q2: Does the small SUV make a big impression?
We test the compact SUV on Irish roads.
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The new Honda Civic is here. But is it still a car for everyone?
We put the much-loved hatch to the test in Spain.
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The new Countryman is the biggest ever Mini - but is it more than just a fashion statement?
We put the maxi Mini to the test on Irish roads.
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The Kia Optima Sportswagon is a handsome estate - so how much can you fit in the boot?
We put Kia’s new family estate car to the test on Irish roads.
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Mazda's new MX-5 has a very slick folding roof - so we put it to the test
We’ve tested the new MX-5 RF ahead of its Irish launch.