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Car review: Isuzu D-Max

Isuzu D-Max exterior

After a tough-as-old-boots workhorse for towing that doubles up as a family motor? Consider the Isuzu D-Max, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Chevrolet Trax

Chevrolet Trax exterior

The Chevrolet Trax offers SUV style for those on a budget. Car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay put it to the test and found it a pleasure to drive.

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Car review: 2013 Subaru Forester SUV

Subaru Forester exterior

Having a conversation in Subaru's new Forester SUV is like having a chat in a busy pub, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay, but he's otherwise impressed.

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Car review: Audi A4 Saloon

Audi A4 saloon exterior

If you're after a prestige motor in the compact executive car market then four shiny silver rings should do it. Tim Barnes-Clay takes the Audi A4 saloon for a spin.

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Car review: Nissan Qashqai 360

Nissan Qashqai exterior

Are you after a family motor with get-up-and-go? If so, you'll love the Nissan Qashqai 360 says car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay, who put it to the test.

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Car review: Chrysler 300C saloon

Chrysler 300c exterior

It's big, American and over here. But can Chrysler's 300C saloon rival Germany's Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series? Car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay put it to the test.

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Car review: Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

SEAT Leon exterior

Look past the plasticky interior and the Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback is one of the best value five-door family hatchbacks on the road, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: 2013 SEAT Leon FR hatchback

SEAT Leon exterior

If you're in the market for a roomy, five-door, economical family hatchback then you could do worse than the 2013 SEAT Leon FR, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: New Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE

Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC SE exterior

The Honda Civic is sharp, not just to look at but also to drive, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Citroën DS4 DSport HDi 160

Citroen DS4 exterior

The Citroën DS4 brings together head-turning good looks with a satisfying driving experience, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay who took it for a spin.

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Tim Barnes-Clay

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Tim is an experienced motoring writer with a background in radio and TV journalism. He puts his pedal to the metal each week with his must-read car reviews.

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