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 the back of ...
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The Clarkson review: Volvo V40 D4 SE Nav (2012)


In essence there are three peninsulas that stick out into the Mediterranean: Greece, Spain and Italy. And choosing which is best for a summer holiday...
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Volvo V40 review (2013-on)


The new Volvo V40 is a hatchback aimed straight at the Golf, the Audi A3, the BMW 1-series and the Ford Focus, with which it shares much under its...
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Fuel sippers


DESPITE DEPRECIATION (the loss of a car's value as it ages) being the biggest single motoring cost, we are all obsessed with how much fuel our cars...
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Top 10 family and estate cars


An estate car is never going to attract a crowd of onlookers. A brown saloon will never turn another driver’s head.
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The Clarkson review: Volvo V40 T5 R-Design Lux (2013)


MANY YEARS ago, when Top Gear was made in the Midlands, I was sent some promotional bumf that said: “You are invited to the opening of Birmingham’s...