Peugeot 2008 SUV Review

It’s the compact SUV brother to the 208 – but should you get this instead?

The Peugeot 2008 was not released in 2008 as some have suggested… er… the ‘00’ is part of Peugeot’s SUV taxonomy. Apply logic and it follows that the 2008 is the SUV companion to the 208 hatchback range. Not that it’s obvious from the looks. The SUV is a taller, more upright and bluff design, that nonetheless retains Peugeot’s family styling cues including the distinctive and aggressive face that sports either fangs (as I see them) or claws (as the manufacturer presumably would like you to perceive).

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Kia Sorento Review

It’s big, it’s bold, it’s…bravely priced!

This is the all-new fourth generation Kia Sorento 7-seater large SUV. Forget the previous editions, some of which weren’t the best looking SUVs around let’s be honest. Forget what you remember of the quality of the early models. Forget delicate tech and fragile fabrics of history past. In fact forget everything you thought you knew about the Kia Sorento. Prepared to be wowed by the Korean car company’s latest offering.

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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review

This chiselled brute is the best of the breed so far

This is the fifth generation of a model line that was launched back in 1994 and arguably kicked off the trend and set the standard for affordable family SUVs. Of course it won customers and plaudits for robustness, reliability and all-round ability and practicality.

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Ford Kuga PHEV Review

Family-friendly SUV that looks cool and merely sniffs at fuel

It’s about as fresh and woke as an SUV can get. Swoopy styling, Focus underpinnings, and clever future tech that’ll get you a claimed 200mpg – this writer bears witness to nearly 100mpg in the real world – at least for a while. The Kuga has come a long way, cue wavy lines to inset a quick history lesson…

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MG HS Review

Range-topping SUV is spacious and well-kitted out

What is an MG HS? Well it’s the third model to join the current MG line-up in the UK, a medium-sized SUV, and sits at the top as the flagship model – think of it as a rival to the Nissan Qashqai or Kia Sportage. At 4.5 metres long and two metres wide it has a large presence made more substantial by that grille, with its concave, rather trippy mesh design and the biggest MG logo badge ever seen on a car to sit at the centre of it.

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Review: BMW X6

Does a BMW heart still beat beneath all that bulk?

The new X6 arrived this year in the wake of the all-new X5 introduced in 2019. Now in its third generation, this is the ‘coupe’ version of its more traditionally upright and uptight SUV sibling – the so-serious X5. However the X6 eschews the much-trodden path of merely taking a grinder to the upper rear of a boxy SUV, and not stepping back until the rear roof has been squashed and reshaped into a more flowing profile – AKA the fastback boot.

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Boxing Champ Anthony Joshua celebrates 50 years of Range Rover

Video of Boxing Champ Ice Driving Range Rovers!

World heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, is helping Land Rover mark the golden jubilee of the Range Rover. The company has created a giant piece of sub-zero art at its cold weather test facility in Arjeplog, close to the Arctic circle in Sweden. The 260m-wide artwork filled the centre of the steering pad at the test track where all future Land Rover models are put through their paces during development.

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Review: Citroen C5 Aircross

I tested both petrol and diesel versions of the C5 Aircross – read my full review now

I first drove one of these to Wales as part of an invitation by Citroen UK to attend the British round of the WRC in Wales and watch the Citroen Rally team in action. The connection was the suspension system used in the rally car and deployed in what is a five-seat family SUV. Read that story on DriveTribe.com now.

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