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Alex Grant

Road Test: Honda Civic

The tenth-generation Civic offers plenty for fleets, but there’s a catch, says Alex Grant.SECTOR Lower Medium   PRICE TBC   FUEL 4.7-6.1l/100km   CO2 106-139g/km Though ‘Civic’ is

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Alex Grant

BMW 5 Series

The 5 Series isn’t short of rivals, but it’s still setting the standard, says Alex Grant.

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john_kendall

First Drive: Kia Niro

SECTOR Crossover PRICE From €24,990 approx. FUEL 3.8–4.5l/100km CO2 88–101g/km A round of anti-diesel sentiment has followed the Volkswagen emissions scandal, which broke in September last year.

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john_kendall

First Drive: Renault Megane

SECTOR Lower Medium PRICE From €15,680 approx. FUEL 3.7–6.0l/100km CO2 96–134g/km Revolutions are comparatively rare in the C-segment. There was the 1998 Ford Focus, which redefined design

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Alex Grant

First Drive: Hyundai Ioniq

SECTOR Upper Medium PRICE €22,000–€34,000 FUEL 3.4–3.9l/100km (Ioniq Hybrid) CO2 79–92g/km (Ioniq Hybrid) Petrol, or diesel? It’s been a binary choice for most fleets until recently, but

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Alex Grant

First Drive: Audi Q2

SECTOR Crossover PRICE €22,900–€34,000 FUEL 4.4-5.7l/100km CO2 114-130g/km Audi has long defined itself by its understated sense of premium style, on subtle accents of aluminium, soft metallic colours

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First Drive: Volvo V90/S90

    SECTOR Executive   PRICE €42,750–€60,600   FUEL 4.4–7.4l/100km   CO2 116–169g/km   Volvo’s global sales figures suggest it’s a brand often overlooked

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john_kendall

Road Test: Volkswagen Tiguan

SECTOR Compact SUV PRICE From €25,975 approx FUEL 4.7l/100km CO2 123g/km I remember testing a new mk-IV Golf many years ago and everywhere I took the car

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Alex Grant

First Drive: SEAT Ateca

SECTOR Crossover PRICE €19,990–€35,580 FUEL 4.2–6.1l/100km CO2 112–131g/km Changes are afoot at SEAT. Having spent its first three decades under Volkswagen Group rule defining itself with hot

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Alex Grant

Road Test: Mercedes-Benz E 220 d

Sector: Executive Price: €47,124–€53,431 Fuel: 3.9–4.3l/100km CO2: 102–112g/km While it’s not uncommon for new launches to reset segment benchmarks, the moments where a newcomer

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john_kendall

First Drive: Hyundai i20 Active

Sector: Crossover Price: €16,900–€22,200 Fuel: 4.5–5.1l/100km CO2: 106–119g/km The doomsayers would have us believe that diesel power is on the way out for smaller

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First Drive: DS 3

Sector: Supermini Price: €15,890–€26,340 Fuel: 3.4–5.6l/100km CO2: 87–129g/km It’s six years since the DS 3 made its first appearance, wearing Citroën badges, and since then

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