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Company car and business car reviews

What car is best for your business motoring? Here are our latest car reviews with a special emphasis on company car or business motoring suitability for SMEs

Mitsubishi L200

Barbarian at the gates: Mitsubishi L200

Mitsubishi's workhorse enters its sixth generation and is a winner with Business Vans picking up this year's Best Pick-Up award.
Volvo XC60

Business Motoring Review – Volvo XC60 D4 FWD R-Design

The latest iteration of Volvo’s popular XC60 SUV, it may look like a cut down version of the XC90 but in many ways it is a lot more practical and easier on the eye.
Audi A3

Audi A3 – versatile sportback

The A3 has always been a popular model, giving rival BMW and Mercedes-Benz models a run for their money with its dashing good looks and smart, functional interiors.
Skoda Superb

Long term update – Škoda Superb

SINCE taking over our long termer I have covered 2,450 miles and achieved 52.3 mpg from the ŠKODA SUPERB - which is remarkable!The car is powered by a 1.6-litre diesel engine...

Audi A6 Saloon 45 TFSI – Premium class

The A6 has never been the most dynamic of the German premium execs but has generally made up for it with the brand’s expertise when it comes to interiors.
discovery sport

Voyage of Discovery – Land Rover Discovery Sport P200 AWD S R-Dynamic

The car remains composed even when pushed through twisty country roads. Pretty amazing given its 2-tonne weight and high body.
range rover evoque front

Home on the range – Range Rover Evoque D180 SE R-Dynamic 

What’s really good is that the temptation to grow the latest generation Evoque in size has been resisted so it retains its compact dimensions without actually looking that small.
Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar E-PACE D240 R-Dynamic HSE AWD – not such a big cat

It might appear to be a Jaguar XE with a new top hat, but the E-Pace actually sits on the same platform as the Range Rover Evoque – which means steel rather than aluminium – which keeps costs down.
Jaguar XE

Executive choice – Jaguar XE HSE R-Dynamic 2.0 180ps Diesel AWD Auto

P11D Value, £42,835 4-door saloon Engine: 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel Power/torque: 180ps/430Nm Economy: 34.6mpg (on test) CO2: 138 g/km Performance: 0-62/mph, 8.4 secs/140mphWhat is it? It’s a Jaguar saloon, the sort of...
Skoda Superb

Superb choice – new long termer

Now in its third generation, Skoda’s huge saloon provides a lot of car for your business money – and the latest version is even bigger than before.

Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Allgrip – long term update

With 4,800 miles driven we have no complaints, driving smoothly and it’s very sure footed thanks to Suzuki’s AllGrip system. Current MPG is 52.3 on a mixture of town, country and motorway driving, so no complaints in that department either.
Volvo V60

Volvo V60 T8 Twin Engine AWD R-Design Plus – Power with comfort

Quite simply, a nice, smooth performer that glides comfortably around and has some pace about it when needed.
kia -XCeed

Exceeding expectations – Kia XCeed 1.6 CRDi

Unlike most other manufacturers, Kia has not simply jacked the Ceed up with a taller body, the company has managed to get the XCeed to rock the look while maintaining a classy, almost fast back style.
volkswagen arteon r line

Volkswagen Arteon 2-litre TSi 4Motion – Cool looks, bags of space

It’s pitched against the likes of sister brand Audi’s A5 and the Kia Stinger. So what does it offer busy SME drivers and user choosers?

Volkswagen Passat Estate SEL TDI – a safe and solid SME choice

On the road, this car feels safe, solid, predictable and stable. Surprises are not what you want in a Passat – and you really don’t get any.

Toyota Camry Excel – affordable executive travel

While never achieving great popularity in the UK, it’s a big seller for Toyota elsewhere in the world, particularly popular in the US and the Middle East.
Suzuki Swift

Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ5 SHVS Allgrip – long term update

A small car that feels big inside. A good cabin layout shows Suzuki is moving into mini luxury land. Plenty of leg room in the front and rear make for a happy family - and no teenagers have complained about the rear seats.

What are the benefits of business car leasing?

Business car leasing removes the need to find the initial capital to fund company cars, as you only pay the fixed monthly figure – so that cost is expected and can be budgeted for.

Peugeot 5008 – A valid choice for a niche group of business users

It’s Peugeot’s big 7-seater SUV and the first ride we have had in one for a couple of years. The 5008 has proved to be well-balanced, favourably mixing style, respectable performance and high safety standards.

Advisory fuel rates – are you applying them correctly?

HMRC calculates AFRs by using a combination of average fuel prices, a calculation of real-world mpgs achieved by engine size and fuel type to arrive at a pence per mile figure.