Richard Dredge

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Honda CR-V Mk 3 review (2006-2012)


The Honda CR-V is one of the most reliable SUVs around, while it's spacious, efficient and versatile, too. But the cabin feels cheap in places, compared...
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Nissan Note Mk1 review (2006-2013)


The Nissan Note is a practical supermini with a high roofline that has been overshadowed by the Vauxhall Meriva, Honda Jazz and Citroën C3 Picasso...
Suzuki Jimny (1998-on)

Suzuki Jimny review (1998-on)


The cheapest, proper off-roader you can buy new, the Suzuki Jimny seems to have been around forever – and it feels like it.
Chevrolet Captiva (2007-2015)

Chevrolet Captiva review (2007-2015)


The Chevrolet Captiva is a seven-seat SUV that's so far below the radar it's almost subterranean - but it's worth a look.
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MG6 review (2011-on)


In the hard-fought small family car sector, the MG6 struggles to compete - partly because of a narrow range of variants but mainly because of the...
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Chrysler Voyager and Grand Voyager Mk4 review (2001-2008)


The fourth-generation Chrysler Voyager and Grand Voyager were among the best-looking and most capacious people-carriers on the market when new - but...
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Jaguar X-type review (2001-2010)


With its olde worlde styling inside and out, plus patchy build quality at the outset, the X-type gained itself a reputation before it ever got the...
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Renault Clio Mk 3 review (2005-2012)


Renault doesn't have the best reputation for reliability, but the Clio Mk 3 was built to a much higher standard than its predecessors were.
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Peugeot 107 review (2005-2014)


The Peugeot 107 may be small in stature but it serves up a generously proportioned helping of fun. However, it's cramped inside and some cars are...
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Audi TT Mk1 review (1999-2006)


The original Audi TT is now a semi-classic, and still a great car. There are some truly cherished examples around but thrashed examples proliferate...
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Subaru Impreza review (2007-2012)


With a turbocharged flat-four engine and four-wheel drive, the Impreza could defy the laws of physics. But with sales of compact saloons on the wane...
Vauxhall Astra review

Vauxhall Astra Mk 5 review (2004-2009)


The Astra provides no thrills, aesthetically or dynamically, but when it comes to the car as white goods, it is spot on: hassle-free, affordable transport...