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Skoda Yeti, DriveWrite Automotive

Your Czech Mate: Skoda Yeti Remains A Firm Family Friend

The Skoda Yeti has been around for a few years now without changing that much and that’s no bad thing. There’s a new and larger one on the way in the next year or so but that doesn’t mean the current car is getting stale. It still has plenty to offer, especially when you can get this stylish feature packed Monte Carlo edition for less than £28k. Continue reading

Out And About With The Kia Sorento

Kia SorentoThe option-packed, range-topping Kia Sorento KX-4 featured today is very spacious. I have been in smaller apartments. In fact, I’ve lived in smaller apartments; but unlike those dives, here it’s space that is used well. Kia have delivered a very complete SUV indeed. I like it very much but the elephant in the room has a big price tag pinned to its ear. This car costs a whopping £41,000 OTR in tested form. That’s quite a lot. Continue reading

Honda CR-V 1.6L i-DTEC – A Great All-Rounder

Honda CR-V, Howards Motor GroupWe took the previous model CR-V White Edition on a South Coast road trip last October and found that it was a good and versatile SUV from the Honda stable. You can read about our trip here and much of what that reveals is carried over in the new vehicle. The good news is that some of the niggles have been resolved and now it’s a cracking family vehicle. Continue reading

Skoda Octavia Scout – The Perfect All-Rounder

I have in the past sung the praises of Skoda cars and with good reason. They are competitively priced, well made and always surprisingly commodious. The Octavia featured today is no different and is, in my opinion, just about the best all-rounder on the market regardless of price bracket. Continue reading

The Suzuki Jimny – Hardcore Fun

The Suzuki Jimny is always going to be a niche car. Like a certain spread made from yeast extract as a by-product of brewing beer, you either love it or hate it. In its present form it has been around since 1998 (evolving steadily) so somebody buys it although you wouldn’t think so if you read a few of the professional reviews. Dig a little deeper though and look at owner reviews – they tell a different story entirely. Continue reading