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Ben Custard

Ben is our Senior Content Editor, helping to keep our news, reviews and guides updated and accurate. After finishing his Journalism degree in 2017, he wrote for a string of car websites including this one. In January 2019 he joined the team full-time, and won a ‘rising star’ industry award a year later. He’s keen on hot hatches, estate cars and obscure Japanese cars, and usually works remotely with the Gloucestershire countryside as a backdrop.

Honda e hatchback review
Honda e
Honda e

Honda e hatchback review

“The Honda e is a very desirable electric car, even if improved range would increase its appeal”
16 May 2022
Fiat Tipo hatchback review
Fiat Tipo Hybrid
Fiat Tipo

Fiat Tipo hatchback review

“If you’re after a small family hatchback that’s strong on value, practicality and standard equipment, then the Fiat Tipo could well be for you”
16 May 2022
Fiat Tipo owner reviews
Fiat Tipo Hybrid
Fiat Tipo

Fiat Tipo owner reviews

“If you’re after a small family hatchback that’s strong on value, practicality and standard equipment, then the Fiat Tipo could well be for you”
16 May 2022
2023 BMW XM: latest details and prototype drive
BMW Concept XM
BMW

2023 BMW XM: latest details and prototype drive

The BMW XM, previewed by last year’s Concept XM, is a plug-in hybrid that showcases the brand’s latest tech
15 May 2022
Best new car deals 2022: this week’s top car offers
Honda CR-V deal
Deals

Best new car deals 2022: this week’s top car offers

New car finance deals on models from Honda, Renault and Lexus
13 May 2022
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo estate review
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo estate review

“The Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo is an estate version of the rapid executive car with more space and the option of a plug-in hybrid”
12 May 2022
2022 Renault Megane E-Tech Electric: UK prices, specs and release date
2022 Renault Megane E-TECH Electric
Renault Megane

2022 Renault Megane E-Tech Electric: UK prices, specs and release date

The new electric Renault Megane crossover comes in three trim levels and a maximum range of 280 miles
11 May 2022
Audi A4 Avant estate review
Audi A4 Avant estate review
Audi A4 Avant estate

Audi A4 Avant estate review

“The Audi A4 Avant is a thoroughly modern yet conservative estate car, with a big boot and a sophisticated interior”
11 May 2022
Audi A4 Avant estate owner reviews
Audi A4 Avant estate review
Audi A4 Avant estate

Audi A4 Avant estate owner reviews

“The Audi A4 Avant is a thoroughly modern yet conservative estate car, with a big boot and a sophisticated interior”
11 May 2022
What car should I buy? How to decide
Electric and hybrid car choices
Car buying

What car should I buy? How to decide

With dozens of brands and hundreds of models available, choosing a car can be a lengthy process. Our guide is a great place to start
11 May 2022
Top 10 best executive cars 2022
bmw3series
Best cars

Top 10 best executive cars 2022

A top executive car needs to be good-looking, pleasant to drive or be driven in, and relatively fast. But these days, it also needs to be fuel-efficie…
11 May 2022
Peugeot 308 hatchback review
2022 Peugeot 308 driving
Peugeot 308

Peugeot 308 hatchback review

"The Peugeot 308 is a comfortable, stylish family hatchback with a great interior but it’s not the most practical”
11 May 2022
MINI Countryman SUV review
2020 MINI Countryman SUV
MINI Countryman

MINI Countryman SUV review

"The MINI Countryman is a fun and stylish family car that’s also practical and economical"
10 May 2022
MINI Countryman owner reviews
2020 MINI Countryman SUV
MINI Countryman

MINI Countryman owner reviews

"The MINI Countryman is a fun and stylish family car that’s also practical and economical"
10 May 2022
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review
Hyundai Ioniq hybrid review
Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review

"The Hyundai Ioniq is likely to tempt many buyers who might otherwise choose a Toyota Prius"
10 May 2022
Hyundai Ioniq owner reviews
Hyundai Ioniq hybrid review
Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Ioniq owner reviews

"The Hyundai Ioniq is likely to tempt many buyers who might otherwise choose a Toyota Prius"
10 May 2022
Top 10 best economical 4x4s, SUVs and crossovers 2022
Peugeot 3008 SUV front cornering
Best cars

Top 10 best economical 4x4s, SUVs and crossovers 2022

SUVs and 4x4s don't have to be gas guzzlers. We've picked out some of the most economical SUVs you can buy
9 May 2022
BMW M135i hatchback review
BMW M135i driving
BMW M135i hatchback

BMW M135i hatchback review

“The latest BMW M135i is undoubtedly fast, and a recent update has added some of the old car’s character”
6 May 2022
The UK's top 10 best-selling cars 2022
Grey Nissan Qashqai
Best cars

The UK's top 10 best-selling cars 2022

SUVs made up half of the top 10 best-selling cars in March 2022; diesels accounted for just one in 10 sales
5 May 2022
Top 10 best hybrid family cars 2022
Hyundai Tucson front quarter
Hybrid cars

Top 10 best hybrid family cars 2022

Need a practical car with very low running costs? Read our guide to the best hybrid family cars
4 May 2022
Audi A3 Sportback hatchback review
Audi A3 hatchback
Audi A3

Audi A3 Sportback hatchback review

"The striking Audi A3 Sportback now has the technology it needs to compete with rivals"
4 May 2022
BMW X6 SUV review
BMW X6
BMW X6

BMW X6 SUV review

"The BMW X6 was the original coupe-SUV, and it's been reinvented with even more power and luxury"
4 May 2022
MINI John Cooper Works hatchback review
MINI JCW hatchback driving
MINI John Cooper Works hatchback

MINI John Cooper Works hatchback review

"The MINI John Cooper Works is quick enough to worry larger hot hatchbacks – just be mindful of the cost of options"
4 May 2022
MINI John Cooper Works hatchback owner reviews
MINI JCW hatchback driving
MINI John Cooper Works hatchback

MINI John Cooper Works hatchback owner reviews

"The MINI John Cooper Works is quick enough to worry larger hot hatchbacks – just be mindful of the cost of options"
4 May 2022
Cupra Born hatchback review
Cupra Born driving in city
Cupra Born

Cupra Born hatchback review

"The Cupra Born is effectively a sportier, more distinctive version of the Volkswagen ID.3"
4 May 2022
BMW 7 Series owner reviews
BMW 7 Series saloon - front 3/4 view
BMW 7 Series

BMW 7 Series owner reviews

"The latest BMW 7 Series sports a brash new grille, improved powertrains and even more tech"
3 May 2022
BMW 7 Series saloon review
BMW 7 Series saloon - front 3/4 view
BMW 7 Series

BMW 7 Series saloon review

"The latest BMW 7 Series sports a brash new grille, improved powertrains and even more tech"
3 May 2022
Audi Q2 owner reviews
Audi Q2 SUV
Audi Q2

Audi Q2 owner reviews

"The Audi Q2 is a stylish small SUV with an impressive engine range and a comfortable interior"
3 May 2022
Audi Q2 SUV review
Audi Q2 SUV
Audi Q2

Audi Q2 SUV review

"The Audi Q2 is a stylish small SUV with an impressive engine range and a comfortable interior"
3 May 2022
MINI Convertible review
Best Convertible: MINI Convertible
MINI Convertible

MINI Convertible review

"This MINI Convertible is the best yet, delivering the driving fun and style of the hatchback with the added thrill of top-down motoring"
3 May 2022
MINI Convertible owner reviews
Best Convertible: MINI Convertible
MINI Convertible

MINI Convertible owner reviews

"This MINI Convertible is the best yet, delivering the driving fun and style of the hatchback with the added thrill of top-down motoring"
3 May 2022
Toyota Yaris Hybrid review
toyota yaris hybrid
Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris Hybrid review

"The Toyota Yaris Hybrid is the ideal supermini for navigating towns and suburbs"
3 May 2022
MINI Clubman owner reviews
MINI Clubman driving through a town
MINI Clubman

MINI Clubman owner reviews

“With its unconventional styling and twin boot doors, the MINI Clubman offers an appealingly left-field alternative to the traditional family hatchbac…
29 Apr 2022
MINI Clubman estate review
MINI Clubman driving through a town
MINI Clubman

MINI Clubman estate review

“With its unconventional styling and twin boot doors, the MINI Clubman offers an appealingly left-field alternative to the traditional family hatchbac…
29 Apr 2022
Volvo XC40 SUV review
Volvo XC40 driving
Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40 SUV review

“It’s not the most sporty SUV to drive, but the Volvo XC40 is stylish, comfortable and loaded with safety features”
28 Apr 2022
Volvo XC40 owner reviews
Volvo XC40 driving
Volvo XC40

Volvo XC40 owner reviews

“It’s not the most sporty SUV to drive, but the Volvo XC40 is stylish, comfortable and loaded with safety features”
28 Apr 2022