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2017 Mazda CX-5 Review

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So now, we’ve come full circle. After reinventing every model in the Mazda range under the guise of the company’s Kodo and Jinba Ittai malarkey, it’s now the turn of the one that started it all, the CX-5, to enjoy a comprehensive going-over. And to best explain it all, I’d like to start by talking about cargo covers. Ok, I know that sounds about as exciting as watching water evaporate, but bear with me...

Ford Ranger Review

Ford Ranger Review

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While most people probably think of pickups as a fairly simple creation, these days buyers expect something more from their working vehicles: like all-day comfort, for one. That makes designing the modern pick-up a rather more delicate balancing act than it used to be, one that some manufacturers seem to struggle with, with more than one recently-launched pickup arriving onto the market while, shall we say, significantly under-engined. Thankfully, there is an answer in the form of the Ford Ranger, and with the option of a 3.2-litre five-cylinder it’s currently the most powerful pickup on the market.

Alfa Romeo Giulia Review

Alfa Romeo Giulia Review

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So, let’s recap. Starting in 2010, Alfa Romeo binned most of its product line-up, leaving just the MiTo and Giulietta to carry the brand’s somewhat wilting flag. When Alfa dragged the 159 behind the garages to put it out of their misery, they attempted to console us all with promises of a soon-to-arrive new model to replace it – the Giulia. That makes this a car we’ve been waiting six years for. So it had better be good to make up for all that self-flagellation.

2017 Isuzu D-Max Blade Review

2017 Isuzu D-Max Blade Review

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Never, while behind the wheel of an Isuzu D-Max, have I found myself thinking "this is a great truck, but what it really needs is a smaller engine." In 2.5-litre twin-turbo form, we've praised the D-Max for its no-nonsense utilitarian appeal, and in Arctic Trucks AT35 guise, it's proved itself practically unstoppable. So when Isuzu revealed the 2017 model would be powered by a new 1.9-litre engine, I have to say I had my doubts.

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Popular reviews Volvo S90 R-Design Review

Volvo S90 R-Design Review

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So busy are we buying hatchbacks and crossovers that the concept of having four doors and a boot feels like something that died with the Ford Cortina. But that didn't stop the Mercedes C-Class bursting into the top 10 sellers list this year to rub shoulders with the Ford Focus...

Volvo V90 Cross Country Review

Volvo V90 Cross Country Review

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Jacked-up estate cars can sometimes end up feeling like the poor relation; a last-ditch attempt to mop up a few niche sales with the promise of a suspension lift and some plastic cladding. However, it's a recipe Volvo have been perfecting since they created the V70 XC back in 1997...

Mazda MX-5 RF Review

Mazda MX-5 RF Review

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Most of us think of the Mazda MX-5 as an enthusiastic little soft-top. Which is ironic, because far more people bought the folding hard-top version, and by some margin (80%, in fact)...

2017 Kia Rio Review

2017 Kia Rio Review

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For a supermini to be successful, it needs to perform a seemingly impossible task: it must appear larger on the inside than it does from the outside...

2017 Mitsubishi ASX Review

2017 Mitsubishi ASX Review

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When we reviewed the Mitsubishi ASX back in 2014, it arrived almost exactly as large swathes of the UK became submerged during the worst flooding the country had seen in decades...

2017 Mazda6 Review

2017 Mazda6 Review

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Mazda has always been one of the better manufacturers for regularly updating their products to keep them ahead of the curve, and for 2017 it’s the turn of the Mazda6 to benefit from a little fiddling. From the outside, you perhaps wouldn’t know anything has changed, save for a new Machine Grey metallic paint finish and indicators built-in to the door mirrors...

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