October 17, 2017

THE NEW VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN

The new second generation Volkswagen Tiguan SUV has now arrived in the UK, a full eight years after the debut here of the original car. That first iteration of the Tiguan represented Volkswagen’s entry into the growing compact Sport Utility Vehicle market and the car proved to be a huge success … [Read more...]

MERCEDES GLA 200 CDI SE

Mercedes’ new GLA stands out from the Crossover crowd The new GLA is Mercedes’ latest addition to its ‘small car’ range. Based on the same platform as the A-Class hatch and CLA saloon, the GLA looks more like a pumped-up A-Class hatch, rather than an all-out Crossover/SUV, although it does get … [Read more...]

HYUNDAI’S COMPACT SUV CUTS QUITE A DASH

The compact SUV/crossover class has become one of the most hotly contested in the automotive sector, so perhaps it’s no surprise that Hyundai has refreshed its ix35 only 3 years after it first launched. Visually the revised ix35 cuts quite a dash, with the same tall stance, broken up by a mix of … [Read more...]

PEUGEOT 2008 FELINE 1.6 e-HDi: 4X4 LOOKS … SUPERMINI RUNNING COSTS

Like any self-respecting mainstream manufacturer, Peugeot has jumped on the small compact SUV crossover club. The new 2008 joins established members - Nissan Juke and Skoda Yeti - along with new entrants: Renault Captur and Vauxhall Mokka. The 2008 certainly looks the part, with a sculpted … [Read more...]

PEUGEOT 3008 ALLURE HDI 150: THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS?

Taking elements from hatchback, MPV and SUV, Peugeot’s 3008 Crossover aims to offer the best of all worlds. But does it succeed? Although based on the 308 hatchback, 3008 is 9cm longer, 11cm taller and sits 35mm higher off the ground. A shorter front overhang creates a bulkier MPV/SUV look: the … [Read more...]