Top 5 Best SUVs and 4×4 Vehicles

Let’s look at the top 5 top and best SUV’s and 4×4 cars in UK. In this article we will look at the best Sport Utility vehicles that are considered as the most reliable from customers. So if you are looking forward to buy an SUV or any other 4×4 please take a few moments to read through this article.

Audi Q3 best SUV1. Audi Q3
According to reliability index, Audi Q3 MkI is the most reliable SUV from all, with a total index of 96.83. This is a dependable choice for anyone who is looking for a reliable vehicle and an SUV to drive.  It certainly beats it main rival the BMW X1, which unfortunately didn’t make it in the top-10 list for reliability – and that will be an important factor for those looking to buy one of these premium SUV’s. The price for this Audi Q3  models starts at £23,875, which is quite average for the rest of our cars as well.

Peugeot 2008 best SUV 2. Peugeot 2008
Peugeot 2008 got a 96.47 reliability index from owners. This is a new Peugot model, so the truth behind it’s being a good vehicle or not is still yet to come. Anyway, it’s a very desirable car and is a great choice if you are a Peugeot fan. The price for this SUV starts at £12,995.

 

skoda yeti 4x43. Skoda Yeti
Skoda Yeti is yet another popular and reliable SUV that ranks on position 3 on our list. It has also been listed as one of the top 150 cars for three years straight. The Yeti came in 8th place out of all the cars on sale for reliably, making it the third-best SUV. The price for this models starts at only £16,310.00.

 

Renault Captur best SUV4. Renault Captur
Another French brand on our top 5 list, this time it’s Renault Captur. This is a new crossover which is beased on the previois Clo model with far better look, and driver friendly interior. This is fairly a new model so we can’t really say if it will be reliable on long-term scale. The pricing for this model starts at £14,195.

 

honda crv - best SUV5. Honda CR-V Mk3
Closing our top 5 best SUV’s and 4×4 vehicles is the ultimate Honda CR-V Mk3 model, that gained a 94.83 reliability score in 2014.  Honda has a strong reputation for reliability and the CR-V making this list will be no surprise to many.  The price for this model starts at £22,000.

If you own one of this cars or planing to buy one, you might want to consider to buy some interior accessories, I would advice you to get some from www.travall.co.uk website, which specialises in high quality in-car accessories. Anyway, hope to see you soon, please come back later this week to find some more great articles.

Beijing Auto Show 2014 Preview

beijing motor show 2014Welcome to my legendary Beijing (China) Motor Show 2014 Preview. In this auto show preview I will tell you about the most anticipated cars to look for at the one of the biggest car events in the world. As some of you may now the Beijing Auto Show starts on 20th of April 2014, which is just in 9 days. So here are the coolest cars to look for:

  1. Audi Q4 Concept
  2. Lexus NX 4×4
  3. Bentley Hybrid concept
  4. Citroen DS 5LS R
  5. Honda ‘CR-Z’ compact sport coupe concept
  6. Citroen DS X7
  7. Peugeot EXALT concept
  8. Mercedes Concept Coupe SUV
  9. Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge
  10. Volkswagen Golf R Evo
  11. Lamborghini Aventador Nazionale

Next week I will be making a full review of every single one of those cars. So please make sure you come back next week to find some more information on the Beijing Auto Show 2014 Preview.

Audi’s Record – Mercedes New Model – UK Car Sales

The car sales in March has reached the highest point in the past 10 yearsThe car sales in March has reached the highest point in the past 10 years.

This is the official statement from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. In March 2014 there were 464,824 (almost half a million) new car registered, which is 17.7% higher than for the previous year. It’s important to point out that March generally is the most busiest month of the year for car sales. March brings almost 1/5 of all car sales per year. Mike Hawes, SMMT CEO, said the “surprisingly strong level of growth in sales was a reflection of intensifying consumer confidence.” Let us hope the trend will continue.

Audi Sales New RecordAudi has achieved a new sales record.

Following the UK sales success German car maker Audi has reached a new record selling more than 400,000 cars in the first quarter of 2014. This was most likely caused by a massive Audi’s success in China market.  But that’s not all, Audi has now showing a steady Sales grown over the last 51 consecutive months. Among the markets recording the biggest increases in volume were China, which saw an increase of 21.1 per cent, Germany, which was up by 12.4 per cent, and the UK, up 11.3 per cent.

Mercedes SL400Mercedes adds a new SL400 model to it’s range.

It has been announced that the Mercedes-Benz SL350 has been officially replaced with a more powerful version of this model – the new SL400. This will straighten up the current SL line-up.The SL400 is powered by Mercedes-Benz’s twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 direct injection petrol engine, unveiled in the new E400 early last year. With 328bhp and 354lb ft of torque, it delivers 26bhp and 81lb more than the naturally aspirated 3.5-litre V6 direct-injection petrol unit used by the SL350.

Please come back soon for more exciting news on Mercedes, Audi or any other UK market car related materials. Thank you for visiting my blog.

Top Selling Cars in UK for February 2014

car accessoriesGreat news everyone, there was a 3% car sales increase in February 2014 compared with February 2013 – a total amount of 67,736 cars where sold.  And that’s not all, the information from Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders shows that UK car market has been showing grown patterns for 24 months in a row.

It’s interesting that the total amount of sales for the first 2 months of 2014 were 6.1 percent higher than the same period one year ago. The CEO of SMMT has stated that the sales highlight the attractiveness of the new car market as well as increasing consumer confidence. He also stated that “while February is typically a quieter month ahead of the March registration plate change, we expect the arrival of the new 14-plate and increasing economic confidence to maintain a steady rate of growth.”

Top Selling Cars in UK for February 2014:

  1. Ford Fiesta (4,415 sales)
  2. Vauxhall Corsa (3,138)
  3. Vauxhall Astra (2,707)
  4. Ford Focus (2,506)
  5. VW Golf (1,628)
  6. VW Polo (1,450)
  7. Mercedes C-Class (1,231)
  8. Vauxhall Insignia (1,164)
  9. Audi A3 (1,148)
  10. BMW 3 Series (1,085)

The best-selling car in the month was the Ford Fiesta with 4,415 sales, followed by Vauxhall’s Corsa and Astra models with 3,138 and 2,707 sales respectively. The Ford Focus saw 2,566 sales followed by the Volkswagen 1,628 sales.

In January, the SMMT said car production hit a six-year high in 2013 with 1.5 million new cars rolling off production lines, a rise of 3.1% on a year earlier.

It is interesting to point out that last year, the UK overtook France to become Europe’s second-largest car market behind Germany, which saw 2.95 million new car sales. So UK still has a lot of things to improve before overtaking Germany car sales.

Please come back soon for more exciting and interesting information about different car manufacturers and related auto materials.

Top Cars to Watch at Geneva Auto Show 2014

Check out the top Cars to Watch at Geneva Auto Show 2014. The 84th international auto/motor show is a world premier in car industry and an international car exposition. The Auto Show is held between 6th to 16th of March 2014. However the motor show has already been available for press. So I would like to bring you the top 5 cars to watch at the biggest auto show of the year. Hope you will enjoy the pictures along with my small comments 🙂

Rolls Royce Ghost at Geneva Auto Show 2014
A revised Series II version of the Rolls-Royce Ghost is on display at the Geneva motor show ahead of it going on sale this summer. As you can see this series have a brand new exterior look and a lot of internal options and tweaks. The main message for this car was: “Not bother about he shape”. This car is my personal favourite at Geneva Auto Show 2014.rolls-royce-geneva-auto-show-2014

Ferrari California T
The brand new Ferrari California T series has a new turbo engine – 552bhp twin-turbocharged V8. This model is a replacement for current California Ferrari version. it is powered by a low mounted direct-infection 3.8 litre. If you are a passionate Ferrari fan you will definetley like this model.
ferrari-california-t-geneva-auto-show-2014
Audi TT
Something less posh and more affordable – the brand new Audi TT model. The new Audi TT is called an extreme diving machine, which is capable of doing 0-100 km/h in just under 4 seconds (3.7). Audi’s concept, which is based on the recently revealed TT, packs a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine that produces 414bhp and 332lb ft of torque.
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Vauxhall Adam Rocks
Now this manufacturer is a bit more familiar for the British market. As Vauxhall model are always among the top selling cars in UK. The Vauxhall Adam Rocks follows the concept of the same model, which was shown at the 2013 motor show. It features revised and retuned dampers, springs and rear suspension geometry; this car also sits 15mm higher than it’s previous concept. Vauxhall Adam Rocks - geneva motor show 2014

Maserati Alfieri
Maserati has unveiled its new Jaguar F-type and Porsche 911 challenger, the Maserati Alfieri. Now the new Maserati Alferi is concept on the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Meaning that this is not the actual car that will go on sale. Maserati Alfieri - geneva motor show 2014

Please let me know what are the top cars you like at the Geneva Motor Show 2014.

Top 10 New Cars in 2014 – Part 2

We continue our list of top 10 new cars in 2014. So check out what are the others top 5 cars that we haven’t included in our first article.

Audi A3 CabrioletAudi A3 Cabriolet
The new Audi A3 Cabriolet is a true beauty from Audi. The second-generation car represents a shit in direction compared with its predecessor. This car is expected for sale from April 2014 at a £14,595 price.

Mercedes Benz C classMercedes-Benz C-Class
This is the second Mercedes car on our top 10 list. The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class will be available for external overview only after January. For now, clients can only find some picutres of interior view. Deliveries avaialble from June, the estimated price stands at £26,000.

vw golf plusVolkswagen Golf Plus
Volkswagen Golf Plus is very similar to Gold Sportsvan Concept, with only some minor cosmetic changes made. The big boot is one of the main advantages – 585 liters vs 380 liters. This car will be on sale only from Autumn 2014, the estimated price is £19,000.

bmw 2 series coupeBMW 2-Series
BMW 2-Series  will replace the existing outgoing 1 Series Coupe. This model is based on the current 1 Series hatchback. The car will be available on sale from summer 2014, starting from £24,265.

2014 volvo xc90Volvo XC90
Closing up our list is a brand new Volvo XC90. This second generation model will be the first to use new company’s platform. The engine for this car will have four-cylindric units. The estimated price for this car in £35,000.

We hope you enjoyed reading though our list of top 10 new cars in 2014. If you did please share it among your friends 🙂

Audi Q1 SUV Confirmed for 2016

Audi Q1 SUV Confirmed for 2016Audi Q1 SUV Confirmed for 2016. Audi has announced to build a Q1 compact SUV model for 2016 at its plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. This new Audi model will join other Q series of Q7, Q5 and Q3 and will become the proud member of 4-Qs – Q1. This model will be released in 2016. So we still have a few years to wait for that to happen. This Q1 model will become the entry point for new Audi’s line-up, as it will help to bring new range of 60 models for customers.

It has been pointed that the new Audi A1 SUV will be based on the VW Group’s MQB platform.

AUDI Q1Since the first  launch of Q7 in 2006, SUVs have done great job for Audi, more then 1,500,000 Q models have been build since 2006. The company reports that Audi has been particularly popular for its sports series cars. It is expected that the sales for Audi sport cars will rise up to 35% by 2020.

Don’t forget to come back soon for some more exciting news on cars and in-car accessories especially if you enjoyed reading though our article on Audi Q1 SUV Confirmed for 2016.