Motoring Reviews

From time-to-time, we get the chance to review cars and motoring products. Whenever we publish a new review we’ll add a link to it from this page.

If you’d like to see your product or service reviewed on these pages, please contact us.

A full disclosure statement is included for all reviews.

Car Reviews

  • 2014 Vauxhall Corsa

    We drive the new Vauxhall Corsa — it’s the best yet, but is it good enough to take top spot from the Ford Fiesta?

  • Renault Megane Sport Tourer Expression dCi

    We drive the estate version of Renault’s latest Megane – does it manage to combine French va-va-voom and load-lugging practicality?

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Car Care Product Reviews


Car Parts & Accessory Reviews

  • First impressions: Michelin CrossClimate tyres

    We’re big fans of all-season tyres. Find out what we’ve made of Michelin’s award-winning entry into this increasingly popular sector.

  • Pump Pal

    Banish the pain of stiff pumps and hand or arm problems forever with this simple hands-free refuelling gadget

  • Ring Automotive Xenon Ultima Headlights

    We put Ring’s new high performance bulbs to the test. Xenon Ultima bulbs promise up to 120% extra light on the road – do they deliver?

  • Ring Automotive Xenon Max Headlight Bulbs (H4)

    We test Ring’s flagship Xenon Max high performance headlight bulbs against standard bulbs and video the results – see the difference!

  • Ring Automotive Tyre Gauges Reviewed

    We put Ring’s RTG3, RTG5 and RTG6 tyre gauges to the test – how do they fare?

  • Car Battery Chargers Explained

    We explain the causes of flat batteries and take a look at two battery chargers that will keep your car’s battery in tip-top condition.

  • AA Winter Car Kits

    We take a look at two kits from The AA that are aimed at helping you to prepare your car for winter driving and help you out if you get stuck while on the road.

  • Ring Automotive RAC630 Digital Air Compressor

    If pumping up car tyres with a foot pump isn’t your idea of fun, then you need a portable compressor. We review one of the latest digital models, the Ring Automotive RAC630.

  • Michelin Foot Pump

    A foot pump should be an essential accessory for all car owners. We test one of the best.

  • Foot Pump Group Test

    We test foot pumps from Michelin, Ring Autmotive and the AA – which inflates tyres fastest?

  • Car Tyre Puncture Repair Kit

    We put a puncture repair kit to the test – how does it compare to a spare wheel?


Sat Nav Reviews

  • TomTom GO 510

    We put one of TomTom’s latest smart sat navs to the test. With lifetime traffic, speed cameras and maps, is it worth upgrading from an older model?

  • TomTom Curfer

    The TomTom Curfer is sat nav legend TomTom’s first foray into the personal telematics market. We find out what’s on offer, and ask whether you should want one.

  • Nokia Drive sat nav

    We take a look at Nokia Drive, the free sat nav app that’s included with Nokia Lumia smartphones.

  • TomTom Via 135

    We take a look at TomTom’s mid-range Via 135 model, which includes its latest voice control system, Speak & Go.

  • Navman Panoramic 7″ Sat Nav

    The Navman Panoramic is the largest sat nav on the market with its 7″ screen, but it’s surprisingly affordable. We put it through its paces in our review.

  • TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear Edition (GO LIVE 820)

    TomTom’s Top Gear Edition sat nav was banned by the BBC after its launch – but it’s still on sale in limited numbers, so how good is this high-spec sat nav?

  • TomTom Start2 Regional (UK & ROI)

    The TomTom Start2 is aimed at first-time sat nav buyers and has been designed to be as simple as possible to use. Find out how we got on with it.

  • Mio Spirit 485 Sat Nav

    We review the Mio Spirit 485 GPS satellite navigation unit – how does it fare compared to the better-known brands?

  • Navigon 70 Premium Sat Nav System

    The Navigon 70 Premium is Navigon’s top of the range sat nav model – does it live up to expectations?


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