Believe it or not we’re already on to series two. Our three experienced motoring journos are back: racing driver Vicki Butler-Henderson, Millennial Rachael Hogg, and mum Erin Baker (REV!) are testing three of the UK's most popular first cars – the Skoda Citigo
, Hyundai i10
and Toyota Aygo
. Watch the first episode.
In episode two
of series two, the team look at three pick-up trucks. Vehicles like the Toyota Hilux
, Mitsubishi L200
and Ford Ranger
have gone from being exclusively used by farmers and small business owners, to being lifestyle vehicles used by families who want a tough off-roader for some weekend adventures. But which is best? Watch the second episode.
There are around nine million dogs kept as pets in the UK. That means there are a lot of families in need of a dog-friendly car. This week Rachael, Erin and Vicki look at three of the best. Both the Volvo V90
and Land Rover Discovery
come with bags of space and a plethora of dog-friendly optional extras, such as protective cages, harnesses and carriers. The Honda Civic
, meanwhile, was named as the Best Car for Dog Owners
in Auto Trader’s 2018 New Car Awards
, as voted for by almost 40,000 car owners who rated their car in 16 key areas. Watch the third episode.
It seems that everyone is craving an SUV right now, fortunately there are enough to satisfy every appetite, including these three alternatives to the usual BMW, Audi and Mercedes. Rachael, Erin and Vicki are testing three small premium SUVs: the Alfa Romeo Stelvio
, Jaguar E-Pace
and the Lexus NX300h
. Watch the fourth episode.
The REV Test goes to the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Rachael, Erin and Vicki are experiencing the famous hill climb in the Ferrari 812 Superfast
, Ferrari Portofino
, and Ferrari GTC4Lusso T
. Watch the fifth episode.
This week's REV test is about three valiant vans and how they cope helping Erin move house. Yes, she's called in REV Removals because she's too cheap to get in the professionals! Here are three of the most popular short wheelbase vans – the Ford Transit
, Volkswagen Transporter
and the Vauxhall Vivaro
– as searched for on Auto Trader. Watch the sixth episode.
This week’s REV Test is all about the buttons – how they work, what they do, and how they can help you while you’re driving. To do just that, our three motoring journalists are using three of the most popular German cars: the BMW 5 Series Touring
, Audi A4 Avant
and Mercedes E-Class
, as searched for on Auto Trader. Watch the seventh episode.
Not that long ago most car manufacturers only offered petrol or diesel cars. But today, the choice of power sources now includes environmentally-focused ones, including some with zero emissions. What will be the future fuel of choice be, and what are the pros and cons of each? This week the ladies compare fuel types, with a petrol, plug-in hybrid, and an electric car. Watch the eighth episode.