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Ruth Scott checks out the new Mazda2
Jun18

Ruth Scott checks out the new Mazda2

Smarter, more economical and still fun to drive our Guest Reviewer, RTÉ 2FM’s Ruth Scott has been checking out the new Mazda2 The Mazda2 was previewed in the heart of Barcelona in the brand new Mazda Space. This is the new central hub for Mazda’s European events. Barcelona being the city of food, fashion, football and design was the perfect spot to give us a sneak preview of the new Mazda2 before the car arrived in Ireland. There are...

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Peugeot 108 Allure 1.2 82bhp TOP
Apr30

Peugeot 108 Allure 1.2 82bhp TOP

With smart styling inside and out and a very enjoyable  drive Peugeot’s latest addition, the 108, has a lot to offer writes Suzanne Keane What is it? The 108 is Peugeot’s offering to the city car sector and is based on the same platform as the Citroen C1 and Toyota Aygo but with its own quirky features to make it stand out from the crowd. Who is it aimed at? The 108 is aimed at someone who wants a fun and  functional city car....

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Chrysler Ypsilon 1.2 Limited
Jun05

Chrysler Ypsilon 1.2 Limited

    Chrysler’s new city slicker promises fun, cutting edge technology and style; we find out if this funky looking car is as much fun to drive as it looks? What is it? The Ypsilon is a Lancia in other markets. Style conscious Italian women have long had a soft spot for Lancias and this car is pure Italian through and through. Who is it aimed at? A little luxury goes a long way and the level of equipment offered on the Ypsilon is...

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Fiat Panda 1.2 Easy
May29

Fiat Panda 1.2 Easy

  Fiat’s third generation Panda is bigger and more efficient but can it still fend of rivals like it used to? What is it? A funky little five door, the Panda has been a huge success for Fiat and over 6.4 million have been bought over the years. Who is it aimed at? Single people and young families are the target buyers for the Panda but with five doors and a very spacious interior it is a flexible enough car to suit a range of...

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Toyota IQ
Apr06

Toyota IQ

What is it? The Toyota iQ, is Toyota tiniest offering and is according to them the smallest four-seater in the world. What is it like inside? Not as small as it looks but at 850kg for the base model, the iQ is a modern tardis and a superb example of lightweight engineering. Inside it feels roomy and spacious.. What is it like to drive? It is funky, feels zippy and thanks to a wheel at each corner it has sharp dynamics. Pushed hard it...

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Hyundai i10
Apr06

Hyundai i10

What is it? The Hyundai i10 is the one of the best sellers in this market, and offers impressive standards of quality and design backed-up by the generous specification you expect from Hyundai and that famous five-year warranty. What is it like inside? At 3,565mm long and 1,595mm wide, the i10 remains usefully compact, boot space is perfectly adequate for normal use and, with the rear seats folded flat there is a very usable space....

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