The motor industry’s love affair with the Sport Utility Vehicle shows no sign of waning. These days, buyers can choose from a menu of offerings so extensive that it can be hard to know which way to turn. There are big SUVs and small SUVs, off-road SUVs and on-road SUVs, high performance SUVs, electric SUVs, SUVs that think they are coupes, and superminis that think they are SUVs. So where exactly in all of this does the new Kia XCeed slot in?[Read more…] about 2019 Kia XCeed Review: An (SUV-)inspired business move
Of the 10.83 million cars, vans, lorries and motorcycles built by the Volkswagen Group in 2018, 6.2 million came from VW itself. And so for all the prestige of Audi and Bentley, the growth of Seat, and the unstoppable rise of Skoda, the company contributing the largest volume is still the one that builds the Golf.[Read more…] about 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross Review: Worth the Wait?
The Nissan Juke was at the forefront of the trend for supermini-sized crossovers that combined low running costs with tough, SUV-like styling. It’s no surprise therefore that it’s been a hit with buyers, whether they’re in the market for a new car or a used one.
When the original Nissan Qashqai arrived on the scene at the end of 2006 it kickstarted a revolution in the way people thought about family transport. Here was a car that offered all of the space and much of the stylistic appeal of an SUV, but with the low purchase price and running costs of a five-door hatchback.
As the first used example of the Volvo XC40 arrives on CarGurus, we thought it was worth reflecting on just why this SUV has created such a buzz. After all, not so long ago the arrival of a new Volvo was greeted with all the anticipation of the opening of a bank statement, and yet here we all are seriously contemplating the switch to a Swedish motor not only for its sensible safety credentials, but because it’s – dare we say it? – one of the coolest cars around.