First Drive review: 2017 Volvo XC60

First Drive review: 2017 Volvo XC60


It’s good to know Volvo hasn’t weakened its focus on safety after all these years. The Swedish car maker became known for it preoccupation
Extended test 2017: James Mills, Nick Rufford and Will Dron drive Renault Grand Scenic, Honda CR-V and Audi A4 Avant

Family car showdown: estate v SUV v MPV


Short of constructing a giant play centre inside a double-deck luxury coach, what makes for the perfect family car? It’s a question countless dri
The Dom Joly review: Mini Countryman Cooper SD

The Dom Joly review: Mini Countryman Cooper SD


Is there anything more British than a Mini? Well, if I’m being pedantic, then, yes, there probably is: emotional insecurity, fear of public embar
Top 10 petrol cars to buy instead of diesel

Top 10 petrol cars to buy instead of a diesel


If now is the time to switch to petrol cars, here are 10 that will give you just as much for your money as a diesel without harmful NOx emissions
First Drive review: 2017 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Q4 SUV

First Drive review: Alfa Romeo Stelvio Q4 SUV


“Goodie," you were thinking, "a review of an Alfa Romeo; a nice new sports car from Alfa.” Then you looked at the pictures, and realised that...
Vauxhall Crossland X ready to duke it out with Nissan Juke

Vauxhall Crossland ready to duke it out with Juke


Vauxhall has launched the new Crossland X. Like the popular Nissan Juke, Renault Captur and Skoda Yeti, it is aimed at crossover buyers
New Audi Q8 e-tron SUV-coupé to go on sale next year

New Audi Q8 e-tron SUV-coupé on sale next year


A forthcoming rival to the BMW X6 and Mercedes GLE coupe, the luxury Audi Q8 is a cross between a sleek coupe and a go-anywhere, carry everything
Mercedes E220d estate AMG Line (2016) review

2016 Mercedes-Benz E-class estate review


On a list of endangered species, you might have expected to see
Warranty provider reveals the most and least reliable family cars in Britain

Most and least reliable family cars revealed


For many drivers, buying a secondhand family car is time-consuming, confusing and stressful. From researching which model has a boot big enough..
Mini Clubman Cooper SD ALL4 review (2016-on) by James Mills of The Sunday Times Driving

Mini Clubman Cooper SD ALL4 review (2016 on)


If anyone was gong to make a small diesel car that was characterful and fun to drive, it was Mini...
Experts name the safest used family cars for under £15,000

Experts name the safest used family cars under £15,000


Buying a used family car can be a daunting process at the best of times. From spotting the slippery salesman pushing the old bangers he wants to see...
First pictures, details and pricing for new 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-class estate

Smoother, smarter, smaller: is 2017 Mercedes E-class...


Once the Mercedes E-class was the king of estate cars, a veritable removal van in disguise that could carry everything that an antiques dealer could...