Car Reviews

Which sort of automatic gearbox is best?

There are now so many different types of automatic gearbox that it can be difficult to know which to choose. Here we explain the differences Choosing what sort of gearbox to have in your car used to be simple. If you wanted to change gear yourself, you went for a manual, and if you didn’t, you went for an automatic. ... Read More »

2016 Honda Accord EX-L review

On the surface, the 2016 Accord features the sort of fascia updates that we expect from a mid-cycle refresh. The headlamps have been tweaked, the grill and front bumper revised. The hood is now formed from lightweight aluminum, rather than steel and throughout, the vehicle’s aerodynamic have tweaked. New wheel and rear bumper designs round out a makeover that makes ... Read More »

Volvo S90

From the icy environs of Sweden springs this svelte sedan, the under-the-skin twin to the XC90. The base setup is a 240-hp turbo four with front-wheel drive. Optional powertrains include a turbo- and supercharged four good for 316 hp and a plug-in hybrid with 400 hp; both feature all-wheel drive. Tech includes Pilot Assist, which steers the car at speeds ... Read More »

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If the Fiat 124 looks familiar, that’s because underneath its Italian sheetmetal lurks a Mazda MX-5 Miata. That’s not a bad thing—the Miata is one of our favorites. So how is the 124 different? Well, it’s 5.5 inches longer overall, and under the hood is a 1.4-liter turbo four making 160 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque versus the Miata’s ... Read More »

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

We have recently welcomed into our long-term fleet a 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata because, well, of course we did. Why wouldn’t we? We’ve been enamored of this newest Miata from the moment we first got behind the wheel. But we’ve been enamored of Miatas for a very long time before that. Our parking lot is littered with first- and second-generation ... Read More »

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Toyota invented the compact-crossover SUV segment with the 1996 RAV4. Since then, the RAV4 has been a strong seller, although it has only led the segment in American sales in its first two years. By 1998, the Honda CR-V (which was introduced in 1997) took over annual sales leadership, a crown it has lost only five times to the Ford ... Read More »

Tata Zica car review: Horizonext is finally taking shape

When a group of 15-17 year olds turn their heads to check out a new car, it means the design team has hit the right notes. In Goa, while driving the new Tata Zica last week, not only schoolchildren but almost everyone appeared to be curious about this cute little hatchback, which will be launched in India next month. So, ... Read More »

Telegraph Cars: Review of the Year 2015

The Telegraph Cars team look back at 2015, picking out the events that made the headlines – and those they simply enjoyed the most. Volkswagen may have lost our trust, but there was also plenty to celebrate Steve Huntingford, Editor, Telegraph Cars Above all, this year will be remembered for the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal, a story that dominated the headlines for weeks ... Read More »

The Tesla Model S P85 Is Regular Car Reviews’ New Benchmark To Beat

The Tesla Model S P85 is simply the best car Regular Car Reviews has driven so far this side of a mysterious Volkswagen we all know doesn’t really exist. Too bad the Tesla is not a regular car. Romeo and Juliet should have had sex in a Tesla Model S. Not necessarily with each other. After that, they should have ... Read More »

MG6 DTi (2015) review

In giving the MG6 a rare positive review back in July 2013 we warned readers to ‘dismiss it at your peril’. Clearly, you’re not averse to a bit of peril, as all of you, plus nearly everybody else, duly dismissed it. Undaunted, and buoyed by the much better-received MG3 model, MG6 bounces back with an aggressive price cut, a redesigned ... Read More »