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Facelifted BMW 5 Series vs Mercedes E-Class: rivals comparison
BMW 5 Series vs Mercedes E-Class
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Facelifted BMW 5 Series vs Mercedes E-Class: rivals comparison

The BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class have both been updated recently but which is the best premium saloon?
21 Jan 2021
First look at new 2021 Skoda Fabia
Skoda Fabia prototype - front
Skoda Fabia

First look at new 2021 Skoda Fabia

Next Skoda Fabia will have reworked styling, new technology and a range of economical petrol engines
20 Jan 2021
Insurance costs could rise for premium cars
Mercedes S-Class saloon front 3/4 driving
News

Insurance costs could rise for premium cars

New raw ‘uncapped’ insurance data could be used to raise premiums for BMW, Mercedes, Audi and Tesla owners
20 Jan 2021
Electric Mercedes EQA SUV finally breaks cover
Mercedes EQA driving
Mercedes

Electric Mercedes EQA SUV finally breaks cover

Electric version of Mercedes GLA will go on sale in February
20 Jan 2021
2021 Hyundai Bayon crossover teased in new images
Hyundai

2021 Hyundai Bayon crossover teased in new images

New entry-level Hyundai SUV to sit below Kona; more information due in the coming weeks
20 Jan 2021
Entry-level Porsche Taycan model introduced
Porsche Taycan

Entry-level Porsche Taycan model introduced

Cheapest Taycan has rear-wheel drive and starts at £70,690
19 Jan 2021
2021 Citroen C5 on track for production
Citroën

2021 Citroen C5 on track for production

Flagship Citroen saloon will be inspired by the Cxperience concept; new spy shots show unusual styling features
19 Jan 2021
What is a mild hybrid?
Tips and advice

What is a mild hybrid?

Many car makers are now promoting new mild hybrid models, so we explain what this means for you
18 Jan 2021
2021 Honda HR-V: hybrid powertrain details confirmed
Honda HR-V

2021 Honda HR-V: hybrid powertrain details confirmed

Next Honda HR-V will have the same dual-motor hybrid e:HEV system as the Jazz and CR-V
18 Jan 2021
2021 Nissan 400Z styling confirmed in patent images
Nissan

2021 Nissan 400Z styling confirmed in patent images

New Nissan 400Z will look exactly like Z Proto concept
15 Jan 2021
BMW X2 M Mesh Edition joins range from £34,510
Family SUVs

BMW X2 M Mesh Edition joins range from £34,510

New BMW X2 M Mesh Edition is now on sale
15 Jan 2021
UK's top car colours: buyers shun brightly painted cars
News

UK's top car colours: buyers shun brightly painted cars

Almost a quarter of new cars registered last year were grey; are buyers scared of vivid car colours?
15 Jan 2021
New hybrid Nissan Qashqai: engine details confirmed
Nissan Qashqai SUV

New hybrid Nissan Qashqai: engine details confirmed

The next Nissan Qashqai goes on sale in 2021 with mild-hybrid and full hybrid engines
15 Jan 2021
2021 Volkswagen Arteon: plug-in hybrid now on sale
Volkswagen Arteon

2021 Volkswagen Arteon: plug-in hybrid now on sale

Facelifted VW Arteon available as Shooting Brake model and with plug-in hybrid engine
14 Jan 2021
Best 4x4s and SUVs
Peugeot 3008 SUV rear 3/4 tracking
Family SUVs

Best 4x4s and SUVs

The best 4x4s and SUVs can cope with any conditions, have loads of space, look sporty and stylish and make great family cars.
14 Jan 2021
Best used cars
Family cars

Best used cars

If you’re after a used car, we’ve selected a range of excellent models that hold strong appeal on the secondhand market
14 Jan 2021
New Renault 5 electric car on sale by 2025
Renault

New Renault 5 electric car on sale by 2025

Iconic Renault 5 to be reborn as retro-styled EV
14 Jan 2021
2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric SUV teased
Hyundai

2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric SUV teased

Retro-styled electric crossover launches Hyundai’s Ioniq EV brand
13 Jan 2021
Volkswagen Polo facelift due in 2021
Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo facelift due in 2021

Our first look at the updated Volkswagen Polo comes courtesy of spy shots
13 Jan 2021
Porsche Boxster 25 Years limited edition launched
Porsche 718 Boxster

Porsche Boxster 25 Years limited edition launched

Porsche celebrates Boxster’s anniversary with a special model powered by a 4.0-litre engine
13 Jan 2021
Skoda Karoq SE L review
Skoda Karoq SUV

Skoda Karoq SE L review

Is the high-spec Skoda Karoq SE L the best model to go for? Read all about it here
13 Jan 2021
2021 BMW M4 Competition Coupe costs £76,055
2021 BMW M4 Competition Coupe - front 3/4 dynamic
BMW M4 coupe

2021 BMW M4 Competition Coupe costs £76,055

New BMW M4 Coupe arrives with radical styling and a 503bhp 3.0-litre straight-six petrol engine
12 Jan 2021
New 2021 Mercedes SL AMG styling previewed
Mercedes SL

New 2021 Mercedes SL AMG styling previewed

Next-generation Mercedes SL roadster to be a four-seater, AMG-tuned soft-top
11 Jan 2021
Audi RS Q3 SUV review
Audi RS Q3 driving
Audi RS Q3 SUV

Audi RS Q3 SUV review

“The Audi RS Q3 adds a much more powerful engine to the Q3 recipe, which already includes a great interior and a large boot”
11 Jan 2021
Fiat 500: old vs new
Fiat 500

Fiat 500: old vs new

The new ‘Mk3’ Fiat 500 is only available as an electric car - how does it compare to the old model?
8 Jan 2021
Toyota GR Supra gets 2.0-litre engine and lower price
Toyota Supra

Toyota GR Supra gets 2.0-litre engine and lower price

Toyota launches the smaller 2.0-litre engine in the UK, with prices starting from £45,995
8 Jan 2021
New Mercedes EQS: vast MBUX Hyperscreen infotainment system revealed
Mercedes

New Mercedes EQS: vast MBUX Hyperscreen infotainment system revealed

The electric Mercedes EQS will be available with a media screen that spans entire dashboard
7 Jan 2021
2021 scrappage schemes: the complete guide
Tips and advice

2021 scrappage schemes: the complete guide

With several manufacturers still offering scrappage and trade-in schemes in 2021, we explain what each one entails
7 Jan 2021
Audi Q2 owner reviews
Audi Q2 SUV
Audi Q2

Audi Q2 owner reviews

"The Audi Q2 takes the small SUV class upmarket, boasting a luxurious interior along with style and practicality"
7 Jan 2021
Audi Q2 SUV review
Audi Q2 SUV
Audi Q2

Audi Q2 SUV review

"The Audi Q2 takes the small SUV class upmarket, boasting a luxurious interior along with style and practicality"
7 Jan 2021
Electric Vauxhall Mokka-e VXR and Corsa-e VXR models due
Vauxhall

Electric Vauxhall Mokka-e VXR and Corsa-e VXR models due

VXR badge to return in 2022 on fast versions of Vauxhall’s electrified models
7 Jan 2021
Best used 7-seat cars
Best cars

Best used 7-seat cars

Seven-seat cars tend to be expensive, but you can save a lot of money by scouring the second-hand market. We've picked out the best used 7-seat cars t…
7 Jan 2021
2021 Kia Ceed gets new 1.5-litre petrol engine
Kia Ceed

2021 Kia Ceed gets new 1.5-litre petrol engine

New ‘intelligent’ manual gearbox fitted, while Kia XCeed also gets ‘4’ trim level
6 Jan 2021
2021 Skoda Octavia vRS: 197bhp diesel engine detailed
Skoda Octavia vRS
Skoda Octavia vRS hatchback

2021 Skoda Octavia vRS: 197bhp diesel engine detailed

Powerful Skoda Octavia vRS gets sporty looks and a vRS iv plug-in hybrid option for the first time
6 Jan 2021
Audi A3 Saloon review
Audi A3 saloon

Audi A3 Saloon review

"The Audi A3 Saloon now has the latest in engine and interior technology"
6 Jan 2021
Facelifted 2021 Kia Stinger GT S available to preorder
Kia Stinger

Facelifted 2021 Kia Stinger GT S available to preorder

Kia drops less powerful engines; sole GT S model starts from £42,595
6 Jan 2021