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Buying Guide: Five perfect cars for new parents


After the birth of your first child, identifying a suitable car to convey the precious bundle to check-ups, grandparents and the shops should be easy:...
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'Falcon-winged' Tesla Model X launched: an electric...


It’s an SUV but not as we know it. Tesla has revealed the showroom version of the Model X, the next electric car to be sold by the Californian company...
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Five fabulous family cars for £6,000 – that aren't...


If Dieselgate has put you off buying a used Volkswagen, take a look at these family cars instead
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Ford Galaxy Mk 3 review (2015)


There comes a moment for every family when a line must be drawn in the sand; the squabbling can go on no longer: it’s time to buy a bigger car.
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BMW 2-series Gran Tourer review (2015)


People carriers are a bit like the family kitchen. Generally, they lead a tough life, get knocked about, could do with a good clean and have such...
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Toyota Prius+ review (2015)


This seven-seat people carrier is trying to reinvent the MPV. Toyota was not content to follow the crowd and bung a diesel engine under the bonnet;...
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First Drive review: Volkswagen Sharan (2015)


For drivers of a certain age, owning a vehicle that can comfortably transport six hyperactive children high on sweets and cakes back home from a birthday...
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Kia Carens Mk3 review (2013-on)


Buying an MPV (aka people carrier) might indicate that you’re at a very specific stage in your life – congratulations on your second child, by...
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First Drive review: Ford S-Max (2015)


The new Ford S-Max is possibly the world's only full-size MPV that doesn’t look, and drive, like the No 29 bus
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First Drive review: Ford C-Max (2015)


MPVs have always had an image problem. Even in their early days they were seen as boring; a sign that the driver
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2015 Ford S-Max Mk 2 v outgoing S-Max


We compare the old S-Max with the new model, and look at the alternatives, to help drivers choose the right family car
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News: 2015 Volkswagen Touran people carrier revealed


Designing a people carrier, or MPV, is a thankless task. They are adopted reluctantly by drivers whose circumstances have changed so dramatically...