Tag: Ford Focus

Top 10 most expensive car parts to replace

New research has revealed the most expensive car parts to replace in 2023, with the engine – the heart of a car – topping the chart. Electronic car part remanufacturer, Actronics Ltd, conducted the study of the average cost of replacing new car parts for the top five most frequently […]

Top 10 most scrapped cars in the UK

The Ford Focus was the most scrapped car model in 2022, according to new data from the Scrap Car Comparison service. The Vauxhall Corsa was revealed as the second most scrapped model, with its larger sibling – the Astra – following in third. It’s no surprise that the Focus topped […]

Honda Civic review

We’ve been road testing the all-new Honda Civic, and it’s no surprise to us that it’s been winning awards… The first Honda Civic was launched 50 years ago and it’s become a legendary model in the automotive world. Now it’s the turn of the 11th generation Civic, which is only […]

2022 Ford Focus review

We road test the new, improved version of the popular Ford Focus – now with mild hybrid assistance available… The current fourth generation of the Ford Focus five-door family hatchback and estate was launched in 2018 and has just been treated to a mid-life makeover. Gaining bolder looks, an updated […]

Vauxhall Astra review

We road test the all-new Vauxhall Astra hatchback – is it as good to drive as it looks? When the Vauxhall brand was bought in 2017 it was the best thing that could have happened to the UK’s oldest surviving car brand. Cynics thought it would be left to wither […]

Peugeot 308 review

We road test both the hatchback and estate versions of the all-new third generation Peugeot 308 Cards on table time. I had a soft spot for the venerable Mk 2 Peugeot 308. On sale between 2014-21 and winner of the European Car of the Year Award, it was a solid […]

UK’s Top 10 best-selling cars in 2020

The automotive industry faced one of its most challenging years in 2020, contending with national lockdowns, plus factory and dealership shutdowns. Despite the pandemic, 1.63 million new cars were registered in the UK, compared with 2.3m in 2019 – a decline of nearly a third (29%), and the lowest total […]

Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen is hedging its bets with the all-new C4 – a distinctive family car that’s a cross between a hatchback and a crossover. Not only is it available with conventional petrol and diesel engines, but there’s also a pure electric version. Badged the e-C4, it has a useful 217-mile range […]

UK’s Top 10 most popular new cars

The Ford Fiesta was toppled from its traditional top spot as Britain’s best-selling new car by the Volkswagen Golf during February, according to the latest official figures. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reported that 3,457 Golfs were registered compared to 3,123 Fiestas. In all, 79,594 new cars […]

Ford Focus ST review

When Ford launched the fourth generation of its best-selling Focus in 2018 it was immediately clear that this was a superbly engineered package with huge potential. Now, the sporty ST version is proof positive that the Focus is back in the hot hatch game, ready to do battle with the […]