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How much are the loyalty penalties for car insurance?

Loyal home and car insurance customers could find themselves paying significantly more than new customers, the City regulator has found.

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Mercedes-Benz GLB

The Mercedes-Benz GLB has an Expert Rating that ranks it in the middle of the mid-sized SUV field, although its seven-seat option is a plus.

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BMW unveils new M3 and M4

BMW has finally revealed its new M3 and M4 sports car twins to the world, after several weeks of teaser images.

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SEAT Leon test drive

The new SEAT Leon is a brilliant car. It looks great, it’s practical, it’s quiet and comfortable to drive, and comes packed full of kit.

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Award-winning, independent and impartial advice on buying, financing, owning and running a car. Here are our latest articles.

Expert Ratings

Our unique Expert Ratings index compiles and aggregates new car reviews from 21 of the top UK motoring websites to bring you a definitive rating of every new car.

Mercedes-Benz GLB

The Mercedes-Benz GLB has an Expert Rating that ranks it in the middle of the mid-sized SUV field, although its seven-seat option is a plus.

Audi A3

The Audi A3 range has been praised for its refinement and improved driving dynamics, but criticised for a clunky touchscreen interior.

BMW X2

The BMW X2's Expert Rating places it firmly in the small SUV midfield. It's good to drive but not as practical as most rivals.

Ford S-Max

The Ford S-Max holds an Expert Rating of 79% with scores that range from average to outstanding, and praise for its driving dynamics.

Expert News

New car launches and updates, as well as the latest news from across the automotive industry

BMW unveils new M3 and M4

BMW has finally revealed its new M3 and M4 sports car twins to the world, after several weeks of teaser images.

Expert Reviews

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SEAT Leon test drive

The new SEAT Leon is a brilliant car. It looks great, it’s practical, it’s quiet and comfortable to drive, and comes packed full of kit.

Volkswagen Touareg test drive

The Volkswagen Touareg might represent somewhat of an old guard of SUVs, but it’s still a wonderfully well-rounded choice in the segment.

Jeep Renegade 4xe test drive

While the interior is neither particularly practical nor upmarket, the Jeep Renegade 4xe is worth considering for its low running costs.

Mazda CX-5 test drive

if you’re looking for a spacious, comfortable SUV, the Mazda CX-5 should be one of the first cars on your shopping list.

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