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# Test Drive

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# Review
Review: The Ford Kuga ST-Line is a great SUV for families, even older ones
But should you buy it over the regular Kuga model?
# Review
The Volkswagen T-Roc will be one of 2018's biggest cars. We took it for a road test
But should you buy one over the Golf?
# Review
Review: We road-test BMW's plug-in hybrid version of the new 5 Series
Efficient and powerful, the BMW 5 Series PHEV is an impressive executive saloon.
# Review
Review: The beautiful new Volkswagen Arteon aims for premium class - but is it on target?
This week we test drive the all-new Volkswagen Arteon.
# Review
Review: The updated Renault Clio is a stylish and spacious supermini
We test drive the updated Renault Clio and see how it compares to its rivals.
# Review
Review: The Dacia Duster is a no-nonsense SUV with some proper off-road capabilities
We test drive the updated Dacia Duster SUV.
# Review
The Renault Koleos is for buyers with taste looking for space
The new Renault Koleos is a comfortable and spacious family SUV.
# Review
Review: The Honda CR-V is a one of the world's bestselling SUVs - so what's its secret?
We took the new one for a drive.
# 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.
# Review
Review: The Volkswagen Golf R is the grown-up way of going very, very fast
We test drive the reliable and rapid Volkswagen Golf R.
# Review
Review: The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is one flexible motor
The improved electric driving range makes the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid in interesting proposition.
# Review
Review: The new Renault ZOE is long on range and easy on the pocket
Melanie May takes Renault’s updated EV for a test drive.
# Review
Review: The Nissan X-Trail is a sturdy seven-seat SUV perfect for active families
Need a rough and ready seven-seater? The Nissan X-Trail could be the car for you.
# Review
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.
# Review
Review: The new Ford Fiesta has grown up. But has it gone soft?
We head to Spain to test drive the new Ford Fiesta.
# Review
Review: The new Opel Insignia Grand Sport offers comfortable cruising at a decent price
Looking for a comfortable motorway cruiser? The new Opel Insignia Grand Sport might be the car for you.
# car review
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.
# Review
The electric BMW i3 REx has a battery that just won't quit - but it'll cost you
We test BMW’s new electric car under real world Irish driving conditions.
# Review
Nissan's 2017 Micra has radical style - but how does it fare next to its rivals?
We put the new Nissan Micra through its paces on Irish roads.
# Review
Can you believe this daring new car is a Toyota? We review the C-HR hybrid
Does the Toyota C-HR hybrid drive as well as it looks? We find out.
# Review
The Alfa Romeo Giulia has been a long time coming. Was it worth the wait?
Is the Giulia the hit that Alfa Romeo so desperately needs?
# Review
Review: The Volvo XC60 is out to step on Audi's toes
We road-tested the Volvo XC60 at its international launch in Barcelona.
# car review
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.
# car review
Review: the Suzuki Ignis is a fun alternative to traditional small hatchbacks
The Ignis is back with a bang.
# car review
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.
# 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.
# car review
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.
# car review
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.
# car review
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.
# car review
The new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV is finally here - so was it worth the wait?
We test drive Volkswagen’s small SUV on Irish roads.
# car review
The new Audi Q2: Does the small SUV make a big impression?
We test the compact SUV on Irish roads.
# car review
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.
# car review
Audi's premium A3 hatchback is impressively slick - but is it worth the cash?
We test Audi’s A3 Sportback on Irish roads.
# car review
How does the Nissan Pulsar shape up against other family hatchbacks? Our review
Need a no-nonsense spacious family car? The Nissan Pulsar might be the motor for you.
# car review
Review: Peugeot's 508 RXH has style, spec and space for six-footers in the back
Need a rugged estate for your active family? The Peugeot 508 RXH might be the car for you.
# car review
The Kia Niro hybrid has record-setting fuel economy - so is it any fun to drive?
We put the very efficient Niro to the test.
# car review
Review: Skoda's Kodiaq SUV has everything... even umbrellas hidden in the doors
We drove the hotly-anticipated SUV across Europe. As you do.
# car review
Review: Ireland loves the Nissan Qashqai, so what's its secret sauce?
We test the much-loved crossover on Irish roads.
# car review
Review: The new Mazda MX-5 is a glorious convertible (even in an Irish winter)
You might have to put your handbag in the boot – but the new roadster is a dream to drive.