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Volkswagen Touran, DriveWrite Automotive, car blog, motoring blog, automotive blog

Volkswagen Touran MPV – Sensible Shoes

The thing to remember about a Multi-Purpose Vehicle is that the clue is in the MPV designation. In the case of the Volkswagen Touran it means we have a mid-size seven-seat vehicle which has many practical uses, none of which include driving thrills, I’m afraid. This is the car you want when there is child wrangling to be done, family road trips to be organised or awkward items to be collected from the garden centre. Continue reading

Kia Carens, DriveWrite Automotive, car blog, motoring blog

Kia Carens – Family Fun

As the former prime minister Tony Blair probably never said, I’m not really a MPV kinda guy. Essentially, I’ve been there and done that. I have ferried ankle-biters to parties and teenagers to what I believe are called ‘gigs’ (a form of boat or carriage I always thought). So although I was aware of the Kia Carens and the rising popularity of the brand, the MPV-style of vehicle did not fit into my lifestyle. Or so I thought… Continue reading

The Revised Peugeot 5008 – A Family Favourite

The term Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV) is not one that sets the pulse of the average petrolhead racing. It instead suggests a down-to-earth practicality and usefulness that practical people will appreciate. It helps though if the MPV in question is also a decent driver and, in the case of the featured Peugeot 5008, this is indeed the case. Continue reading