Honda Civic 1.5 VTEC CVT Prestige
Sep18

Honda Civic 1.5 VTEC CVT Prestige

The styling may be a little over the top but there is a lot to like about the new Honda Civic writes Hannah Gordon What is it? Honda have been busy producing a better Civic, one that will appeal to a larger market both in design and drivability. Who is it aimed at? The styling of the new Civic surely points to a car aimed at the younger market with more aggressive exterior. Improvements such as interior space would also help it to...

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Fiat Tipo
Mar28

Fiat Tipo

Fiat returns to the small family car market with their new hatchback the Tipo writes Hannah Gordon   What is it? A conservative family hatchback for people not wanting to blow their budget. Who is it aimed at? With its generous interior space and harsh plastics it suits extremely well to a family, the large boot is capable of swallowing some serious luggage and the rear seats have isofix points. The Fiat Tipo offers superb value...

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Renault Mégane GT Nav
Nov16

Renault Mégane GT Nav

Renault faces plenty of competition in the hot hatch segment with its Renault Mégane GT writes Hannah Gordon. What is it? Nestled in-between the regular Mégane and the hot hatch RS, the GT is really a ‘warm hatch’ having just 205 bhp. It is sure to tick plenty of boxes and Renault are well known for making great fast hatchbacks. Who is it aimed at? A starting price of just £25,500 it makes it an affordable choice to a lot of people....

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Honda Civic Type R
Oct22

Honda Civic Type R

Hannah Gordon gets behind the wheel of the much anticipated Honda Civic Type R What is it? Imagine the cars you see on the Fast and Furious films and you won’t be far off the mark. The Type R is a mental looking machine with outrageous styling, but underneath its showy exterior is a 5-door hatchback with a plentiful boot space.   Who is it aimed at? The performance the Type R offers is extremely fast but with the price, running costs...

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Volvo V40 D2
Oct05

Volvo V40 D2

Can Volvo finally crack its rather boring reputation and appeal to the younger market asks Hannah Gordon What is it? It seems that Volvo have finally produced a car that can compete with the best in the hatchback market. The Volvo V40 certainly looks the part but it will need more than looks to take on the best. Can Volvo finally crack its rather boring reputation and appeal to the younger market. Who is it aimed at? The size lends...

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DS4 DStyle Nav Blue HDi 120
Aug07

DS4 DStyle Nav Blue HDi 120

Part hatchback, part SUV can the DS4 be all things to all people asks Hannah Gordon What is it? As described by DS, this is a high stance 5 door coupe and separates itself across many sectors including the hatchback and SUV markets. Who is it aimed at? Due to the DS4’s coupe styling it really limits space inside so is not practical for a family. The DS badging and avant-garde design mean the DS4 could appeal to the young and trendy...

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