An accomplished, fun and affordable little car - new Ford Fiesta is still the one to beat on the road
About Sinead McCannSinéad's career in motoring began in a car showroom where she got a feel for what really matters to the customer when buying a new car. She has a degree in Journalism and Irish from DIT where she specialised in TV and Production. These days she is delighted to be combining two passions (movies and metal) by shooting, presenting and producing video reviews of new cars for CarsIreland.ie. She is a member of the APMP (Association of Professional Motoring Press) and has a vote in the Irish Car of the Year awards.
The Subaru XV Crossover proved its mettle over the cold snap and stayed true to its roots as a rough, tough, driving machine - except now it has the style and tech to compete with the big boys
Volkswagen's new T-Roc is more or less exactly what you'd expect of their entry to this fast growing 'Baby SUV' market - a clever, well put together package that just works
Offering up to 80MPG, new engine makes latest Honda Civic one of the cleanest and most efficient diesels on the market at the moment
It might be a slightly offbeat choice in this market, but the 300hp 4 wheel drive Seat Leon Cupra ST is a an impressive blend of everyday practicality and blisteringly quick hot hatch performance