Tag: Hatchback

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 […]

Audi A3 Sportback review

The all-new A3 is an important model for Audi because it’s one of the premium manufacturer’s best-selling models in Europe. It’s also up against some strong rivals – especially the BMW 1 Series and Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Available as a hatchback (Sportback) or saloon, Audi says the fourth generation A3 (the […]

Used European Luxury Hatchbacks

by Chris Chase At the beginning of the 2010s, luxury carmakers were moving away from station wagons as the market for upscale utility vehicles grew. However, not wanting to alienate buyers who appreciate a wagon’s practicality and car-like driving feel, German brands, in particular, began introducing mid-size hatchback models to […]

Nissan Leaf e+ review

Nissan upgrades its best-selling Leaf electric car to give it a longer range and more power… The Nissan Leaf is, quite simply, the world’s most popular electric vehicle (EV). More than 410,000 have been sold globally since 2010, of which 130,000 have found homes in Europe. Made in Britain at […]

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 […]

Mercedes-Benz A-Class review

The A-Class is the biggest-selling car in the UK for Mercedes-Benz, so there’s a lot riding on this latest iteration. An updated chassis, new and bigger body and what is touted as class-leading tech sounds appealing and intriguing. The German brand’s premium image cannot afford to be tarnished… What is […]