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‘The Evoque didn’t even make the 2012 shortlist’
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New cars 175 A to Z Every new car tested and rated
The categories City car p88 Supermini p92 Small family car p96 Family car p100 Low-carbon award p104 Estate car p106 Performance car p110 MPV p114 Coupé p118 Safety and security p122 Reader award p123 Hot hatch p124 SUV p128 Executive car p132 Open-top p136 Luxury car p140 Car of the Year p144
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They’ll buy any car… …but will web-based car-buying companies honour their quotes?
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Used twin test: seven-seat SUVs Land Rover Discovery vs Volvo XC90
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Personal shopper Which smart SUV can do the job of a VW Golf GTI and more?
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