Tag: Ford Focus

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 […]

Britain’s best-selling cars of 2019

The Ford Fiesta has been named Britain’s favourite new car for the 11th year in a row after easily topping the sales charts in 2019. Almost 78,000 new Ford Fiestas were registered last year, beating the 58,994 total of the car in second place, the Volkswagen Golf. It just pipped […]

Mazda3 review

The latest Mazda3 is the first in an all-new generation of cars from the Japanese manufacturer. It’s a real head-turner with its distinctive design, while the quality of the materials used and general finish underlines the brand’s steady move upwards into the premium sector. Where once the Mazda3 competed with […]

Kia Ceed review

The all-new Kia Ceed has lost its puzzling apostrophe, but it’s gained a whole lot more. We drive the third generation of Kia’s popular family hatchback… Competitively priced from £18,295, the new Ceed was conceived, designed and developed at Kia’s European design centre in Frankfurt and tested extensively on roads […]