Long-term tests

Nissan Ariya long-term test: family EV reminds us why it's an award winner
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Long-term tests

Nissan Ariya long-term test: family EV reminds us why it's an award winner

First report: 2022 Car of the Year joins our fleet, but will it impress us as much now as it did then?
29 Feb 2024
BMW iX xDrive50 long-term test: not a looker, but great in every other way
Auto Express editor-in-chief Steve Fowler playing a keyboard while sitting next to our long-term BMW iX
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BMW iX xDrive50 long-term test: not a looker, but great in every other way

Final report: BMW's luxury EV strikes just the right note, reckons our editor-in-chief
26 Feb 2024
Genesis Electrified GV70 long-term test: all-season tyres reinvent our luxurious EV
Auto Express deputy editor Richard Ingram sitting in a HiQ tyre changing workshop next to the Genesis Electrified GV70
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Genesis Electrified GV70 long-term test: all-season tyres reinvent our luxurious EV

Second report: a change of boots for our deputy editor’s family SUV
22 Feb 2024
Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV long-term test: things are looking bright thanks to our stylish SUV
Auto Express pictures editor Dawn Grant standing next to the Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV at night
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Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV long-term test: things are looking bright thanks to our stylish SUV

Final report: Our Italian SUV has been a shining star, especially on dark nights
19 Feb 2024
Vauxhall Astra GSe PHEV long-term test: a troublesome start to life on our fleet
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Vauxhall Astra GSe PHEV long-term test: a troublesome start to life on our fleet

First report: British brand’s new plug-in hybrid hatch joins our fleet
15 Feb 2024
Hyundai Kona Electric Ultimate long-term test: EV shows why it's an award winner
Hyundai Kona Electric long termer - first report
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Hyundai Kona Electric Ultimate long-term test: EV shows why it's an award winner

First report: our current Car of the Year joins the fleet and immediately shows why it was the team’s number one choice
13 Feb 2024
Mercedes EQE 300 long-term test: comfy and refined but not without issues
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Mercedes EQE 300 long-term test: comfy and refined but not without issues

First report: we visit legendary venue to collect our new electric Mercedes EQE saloon
11 Feb 2024

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Renault Kangoo E-Tech long-term test: our small van champ meets its Mercedes twin
Auto Express senior test editor Dean Gibson standing between a Renault Kangoo and Mercedes Citan
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Renault Kangoo E-Tech long-term test: our small van champ meets its Mercedes twin

Second report: our van goes head-to-head with Mercedes’ parts-sharing eCitan
5 Feb 2024
Peugeot 408 GT long-term test: roomy family car, sensible small engine
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Peugeot 408 GT long-term test: roomy family car, sensible small engine

Final report: six months and 4,000 miles in the 408 have been a fangtastic break from the family car norm
29 Jan 2024
Jeep Avenger Summit long-term test: a cleverly engineered electric SUV
Jeep Avenger Summit - front
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Jeep Avenger Summit long-term test: a cleverly engineered electric SUV

First report: the small Jeep Avenger electric SUV joins the fleet in top-spec Summit trim
28 Jan 2024
Dacia Duster Expression TCe 130 long-term test: a charming, no-nonsense family SUV
Auto Express web producer Pete Baiden standing next to the Dacia Duster and a ULEZ road sign
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Dacia Duster Expression TCe 130 long-term test: a charming, no-nonsense family SUV

Final report: our small SUV proved perfect for family life in London
25 Jan 2024
Honda ZR-V Sport long-term test: a great car for dogs
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Honda ZR-V Sport long-term test: a great car for dogs

First report: the spacious hybrid Honda ZR-V SUV passes its first test with flying colours on trip to Cornwall
17 Jan 2024
Citroen C4 X Shine long-term test: a spacious and affordable family car
Auto Express executive editor Paul Adam sitting in a camping chair next to the Citroen C4 X
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Citroen C4 X Shine long-term test: a spacious and affordable family car

Second report: laid-back saloon lets Paul take things easy on long haul up to Liverpool
15 Jan 2024
Mazda 3 Takumi long-term test: stylish hatch takes a big step upmarket
Auto Express senior photographer Pete Gibson crouching next to the Mazda 3 while holding number-shaped balloons
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Mazda 3 Takumi long-term test: stylish hatch takes a big step upmarket

First report: twenty years after the first 3, the latest model joins our fleet
11 Jan 2024
Best long-term car tests 2023: the cars we lived with day-to-day
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Best long-term car tests 2023: the cars we lived with day-to-day

We’ve run numerous cars this year and been here, there, and everywhere in them. Here are our favourite moments
24 Dec 2023
Lexus RZ 450e long-term test: high quality at a high price
Auto Express creative director Darren Wilson standing with the Lexus RZ in a charging bay
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Lexus RZ 450e long-term test: high quality at a high price

Final report: we bid farewell to our impressive electric crossover
21 Dec 2023
Cupra Formentor VZN long-term test: a fun but thirsty family car
Auto Express deputy editor Richard Ingram standing with the Cupra Formentor in front of an array of Instavolt chargers
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Cupra Formentor VZN long-term test: a fun but thirsty family car

Final report: did this hot SUV tempt our EV evangelist back to petrol power?
11 Dec 2023
BYD Atto 3 Design long-term test: a great first effort
Duplicates of Auto Express editor-at-large John McIlroy standing next to the BYD Atto 3
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BYD Atto 3 Design long-term test: a great first effort

Final report: a big thumbs-up for BYD after living with it for six months
4 Dec 2023
Volkswagen ID.3 long-term test: electric hatch excels as urban runabout
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Volkswagen ID.3 long-term test: electric hatch excels as urban runabout

First report: it feels like a new beginning for our man with an electric hatch
29 Nov 2023
Toyota Corolla GR Sport long-term test: a high-quality but slightly cramped hybrid
Auto Express features editor Chris Rosamond and his family standing behind the Toyota Corolla
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Toyota Corolla GR Sport long-term test: a high-quality but slightly cramped hybrid

Final report: a trip to the West Country underlines our hatchback’s strong points
17 Nov 2023
Skoda Karoq 4x4 DSG: long-term test review
Auto Express staff photographer Pete Gibson standing in various poses next to the Skoda Karoq
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Skoda Karoq 4x4 DSG: long-term test review

Final report: Our Czech SUV’s all-round ability will be sorely missed
9 Nov 2023
Audi TT Roadster Final Edition: long-term test review
Auto Express special contributor Steve Sutcliffe cleaning the Audi TT's damaged wheel
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Audi TT Roadster Final Edition: long-term test review

Second report: kerbed alloy fails to dampen joy of TT ownership
8 Nov 2023
Mazda CX-60 PHEV: long-term test review
Auto Express chief sub-editor Andy Pringle standing next to an archery target
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Mazda CX-60 PHEV: long-term test review

Final report: has Mazda hit the bullseye with its first plug-in hybrid?
27 Oct 2023
MG4 Trophy Long Range: long-term test review
Auto Express deputy editor Richard Ingram standing with the MG4 Trophy Long Range at an MG event at Beaulieu
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MG4 Trophy Long Range: long-term test review

Final report: MG has a long and rich heritage but how does its latest, all-electric model go down with enthusiasts of the brand’s older cars?
16 Oct 2023
Range Rover D350 HSE: long-term test review
Auto Express editor-in-chief Steve Fowler standing with multiple generations of Range Rover
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Range Rover D350 HSE: long-term test review

Final report: heritage models demonstrate the strength of our luxury 4x4’s bloodline
12 Oct 2023
Volkswagen T-Roc R-Line: long-term test review
Auto Express products editor Kim Adams leaning against our long-term Volkswagen T-Roc
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Volkswagen T-Roc R-Line: long-term test review

Final report: a 330-mile round trip shows our SUV’s good and bad points
2 Oct 2023
Volkswagen Caddy Cargo: long-term test review
Auto Express senior test editor Dean Gibson sitting in the side of our long-term Volkswagen Caddy Cargo
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Volkswagen Caddy Cargo: long-term test review

The Volkswagen Caddy Cargo adds a splash of colour to the small van class
8 Sep 2023
BMW X1 xDrive23i: long-term test review
Auto Express special contributor Steve Sutcliffe dressed in a graduation cap and gown, standing next to our long-term BMW X1
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BMW X1 xDrive23i: long-term test review

Final report: class swot or dunce? Here’s the end-of-term verdict
4 Sep 2023
DS 4 E-Tense 225: long-term test review
Auto Express pictures editor Dawn Grant standing with the DS 4 E-Tense
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DS 4 E-Tense 225: long-term test review

Final report: we’re going to miss our PHEV’s comfort and practicality
9 Aug 2023
Citroen C5 X Shine: long-term test review
Auto Express creative director Darren Wilson's family standing next to the Citroen C5 X
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Citroen C5 X Shine: long-term test review

Final report: comfort-focused hatchback is perfect for our creative director and his family
3 Aug 2023
Renault Megane E-Tech Techno: long-term test
Auto Express group web editor Steve Walker loading the boot of the Renault Megane E-Tech
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Renault Megane E-Tech Techno: long-term test

Final report: a few minor quibbles aside, the pure-electric Megane is a solid choice for family-car buyers
2 Aug 2023
Cupra Born V3: long-term test review
Auto express deputy editor John McIlroy standing with the Cupra Born while it charges
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Cupra Born V3: long-term test review

Final report: a family holiday in Chester is child’s play for our Spanish EV
7 Jul 2023
Volkswagen Transporter Sportline: long-term test review
Auto Express senior test editor Dean Gibson standing between the Volkswagen Transporter and Volkswagen Caddy
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Volkswagen Transporter Sportline: long-term test review

Final report: our medium-sized van makes way for its smaller sibling
3 Jul 2023
Volvo XC40 Recharge Plus: long-term test review
Driving Electric & Carbuyer editor Richard Ingram drinking next to the Volvo XC40
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Volvo XC40 Recharge Plus: long-term test review

Final report: making this EV even more practical is as easy as riding a bike
30 Jun 2023