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Ben Hodges

Ben is the deputy web editor of Carbuyer, and responsible for ensuring the site is updated with the latest car reviews and news.
Refreshed 2020 Jaguar E-Pace arrives with new PHEV powertrain
Jaguar E-Pace

Refreshed 2020 Jaguar E-Pace arrives with new PHEV powertrain

Updated Jaguar E-Pace revealed with styling revisions, new technology, plus mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains
28 Oct 2020
New 2020 Skoda Octavia: prices, specs and release date
2020 Skoda Octavia
Skoda Octavia hatchback

New 2020 Skoda Octavia: prices, specs and release date

The 2020 Skoda Octavia iV plug-in hybrid joins range
27 Oct 2020
Facelifted Fiat Tipo unveiled with rugged Cross model
2020 Fiat Tipo Cross - front 3/4 view moving
Fiat Tipo

Facelifted Fiat Tipo unveiled with rugged Cross model

Updated Tipo range gets new Cross model, refreshed styling and new technology
27 Oct 2020
2020 Mercedes A-Class Exclusive Edition models launched
2020 Mercedes A-Class Exclusive Edition and Exclusive Edition Plus - front 3/4 static
News

2020 Mercedes A-Class Exclusive Edition models launched

Plush new A-Class Exclusive Edition and Exclusive Edition Plus models start at £31,305 and £37,320 respectively
27 Oct 2020
Refreshed Fiat Panda breaks cover
2020 Fiat Panda Sport - front 3/4 view
Fiat Panda

Refreshed Fiat Panda breaks cover

Updated Fiat Panda range gets a new Sport model, revised technology and styling tweaks
23 Oct 2020
2020 Fiat 500 EV starts from £19,995
Fiat 500

2020 Fiat 500 EV starts from £19,995

The new electric Fiat 500 goes on sale this December, with a range of up to 199 miles
23 Oct 2020
New 197bhp Volkswagen Golf GTD now on sale
2020 Volkswagen Golf GTD - front 3/4 view
Volkswagen Golf GTD hatchback

New 197bhp Volkswagen Golf GTD now on sale

The eighth-generation 2020 VW Golf GTD features the most powerful diesel engine in the model’s history
21 Oct 2020
2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8: prices, specs and release date
Volkswagen Golf mk8 - driving
Volkswagen Golf

2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8: prices, specs and release date

New Volkswagen Golf Mk8 is now available with an entry-level 1.0-litre petrol engine starting from £23,300
9 Oct 2020
2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI: prices, specs, and release date
2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI  - front 3/4 view dynamic
Volkswagen Golf GTI hatchback

2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI: prices, specs, and release date

New Mk8 Volkswagen Golf GTI is available to order now, starting from £33,460
9 Oct 2020
Refreshed 2020 Peugeot 3008 SUV: prices announced
2020 Peugeot 3008 PHEV - FRONT 3/4 dynamic
Peugeot 3008 SUV

Refreshed 2020 Peugeot 3008 SUV: prices announced

Peugeot 3008 gets tweaked styling, interior updates and upgraded technology
9 Oct 2020
New 2020 Mercedes S-Class starts from £78,705
2020 Mercedes S-Class - front 3/4 dynamic
Mercedes S-Class saloon

New 2020 Mercedes S-Class starts from £78,705

All-new Mercedes S-Class gets vast array of new technology and enhanced luxury features
29 Sep 2020
2020 Ford Puma ST performance SUV breaks cover
Ford Puma SUV

2020 Ford Puma ST performance SUV breaks cover

New Ford Puma ST has 197bhp and sprints from 0-62mph in 6.7 seconds
24 Sep 2020
2020 MG 5 EV estate on sale for £24,495
MG

2020 MG 5 EV estate on sale for £24,495

Electric MG 5 EV estate arrives in showrooms with 214-mile range and 578-litre boot
23 Sep 2020
2021 BMW M3 Competition saloon launched
BMW M3 saloon

2021 BMW M3 Competition saloon launched

New BMW M3 has 503bhp and the option of rear- or all-wheel drive
22 Sep 2020
Top 3 used sporty cars for £25,000
Hyundai i30 N

Top 3 used sporty cars for £25,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I want a sporty car that’s well-equipped and economical enough for my daily commute. What can I get for £25,000?”
18 Sep 2020
2020 Jaguar F-Pace gets new PHEV powertrain
Jaguar F-Pace SUV

2020 Jaguar F-Pace gets new PHEV powertrain

Updated Jaguar F-Pace revealed with refreshed styling, new interior, and mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains
14 Sep 2020
2020 Land Rover Defender Hard Top commercial on sale now
Land Rover Defender SUV

2020 Land Rover Defender Hard Top commercial on sale now

New Defender Hard Top commercial variant will arrive later this year in 90 and 110 forms
8 Sep 2020
New 2021 Dacia Sandero breaks cover
Dacia Sandero

New 2021 Dacia Sandero breaks cover

The all-new Sandero has more equipment but will retain low price
7 Sep 2020
Top 3 used family hatchbacks for £6,000
Ford Focus hatchback

Top 3 used family hatchbacks for £6,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I need a spacious family hatchback that’s economical. What do you recommend for a budget of £6,000?”
4 Sep 2020
2020 Volkswagen Caddy California camper revealed
2020 Volkswagen Caddy California camper - driving
Volkswagen Caddy Life

2020 Volkswagen Caddy California camper revealed

The Caddy California Mini-camper will sleep two and sit beneath the full-sized California
3 Sep 2020
Facelifted 2020 Hyundai Kona breaks cover
2020 Hyundai Kona N Line - Front 3/4 dynamic
Hyundai Kona

Facelifted 2020 Hyundai Kona breaks cover

Hyundai’s smallest SUV gets a redesigned nose and a sporty new N Line model for 2020
1 Sep 2020
New Skoda Enyaq iV SUV launched with two battery sizes
2021 Skoda Enyaq iV - front 3/4 dynamic view
Skoda

New Skoda Enyaq iV SUV launched with two battery sizes

Skoda Enyaq is brand’s second EV and starts from £30,450
1 Sep 2020
2020 Kia Sorento SUV: plug-in hybrid revealed
Kia Sorento SUV

2020 Kia Sorento SUV: plug-in hybrid revealed

The new Kia Sorento will be available with a 261bhp plug-in hybrid powertrain in 2021
26 Aug 2020
Top 3 used premium MPVs for £18,000
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer MPV

Top 3 used premium MPVs for £18,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I’m looking to buy a used family MPV with a premium badge. What can I get for £18,000?”
21 Aug 2020
2020 Tesla Model Y: prices, specs and release date
Tesla Model Y driving
Tesla

2020 Tesla Model Y: prices, specs and release date

The forthcoming Tesla Model Y will have a range of up to 314 miles
21 Aug 2020
2020 Ford Puma ST teased ahead of September reveal
Ford

2020 Ford Puma ST teased ahead of September reveal

Performance-focused Ford Puma ST will use same 197bhp engine as Fiesta ST and cost around £27,000
10 Aug 2020
Top 3 used small sporty SUVs for £16,000
SEAT Arona SUV

Top 3 used small sporty SUVs for £16,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I want a small SUV that’s quick off the mark, what do you recommend for a budget of £16,000?”
7 Aug 2020
Midday Monday is the most popular time to buy a car online
BMW 3 Series Touring driving
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Midday Monday is the most popular time to buy a car online

According to online retailer BuyaCar, the majority of online purchases are made from mid-morning to mid-afternoon on Mondays
7 Aug 2020
New 2022 Range Rover set to rival Bentley Bentayga
2022 Range Rover - front 3/4 cornering
Range Rover SUV

New 2022 Range Rover set to rival Bentley Bentayga

All-new flagship Range Rover will get updated technology from the new Defender and a revised engine range
4 Aug 2020
100th Anniversary editions of Mazda MX-5, CX-30 and Mazda3
Mazda MX-5 100th Anniversary and Mazda R360
Mazda

100th Anniversary editions of Mazda MX-5, CX-30 and Mazda3

Limited-edition range of 100th Anniversary Special Edition models celebrate the firm’s centenary
3 Aug 2020
2020 Toyota Yaris will start from £19,910
Toyota Yaris hatchback

2020 Toyota Yaris will start from £19,910

Fourth generation Toyota Yaris supermini will arrive in UK showrooms in September
31 Jul 2020
New Toyota RAV4 Black Edition joins range in October
Toyota RAV4 SUV

New Toyota RAV4 Black Edition joins range in October

Special edition RAV4 goes on sale in October with darkened styling and trim
31 Jul 2020
Which car brand has the best UK dealers in 2020?
News

Which car brand has the best UK dealers in 2020?

Our 2020 Driver Power survey reveals the best and worst dealer networks
29 Jul 2020
The best car breakdown cover to buy in 2020
News

The best car breakdown cover to buy in 2020

Our annual 2020 Driver Power survey reveals the best car breakdown cover
29 Jul 2020
Honda e vs MINI Electric: rivals comparison
Honda e

Honda e vs MINI Electric: rivals comparison

Both are retro-themed small electric cars but how does the MINI Electric compare with its nearest rival, the Honda e?
27 Jul 2020
Top 3 used luxury SUVs for £45,000
Audi Q7 SUV

Top 3 used luxury SUVs for £45,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I’ve got a budget of £45,000 for a nearly new, large luxury SUV. What do you recommend?”
24 Jul 2020