Vauxhall Combo Life Review

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When is a car, not a car? When it is a “versatile leisure vehicle” Last weekend we got to road test the Vauxhall Combo Life and it has given us another option in finding the perfect 7-seater car for our family. I will start with the elephant in the room – it is not the prettiest vehicle to have ever graced the roads, but what it is, is practical in every sense. It arrived on a miserable, wet summers day… Continue Reading “Vauxhall Combo Life Review”

Is the Volvo XC90 the perfect family car?

Volvo XC90

As a teenager my dream car was a VW Beetle and I was lucky enough to have one as my first car. Fast forward a few years, my dream car has morphed and changed into something infinitely more practical for family travel and for the last ten years or so I have been dreaming of owning a Volvo XC90, even more so after getting inside one at Carfest last summer. Why an XC90? There are lots of reasons but one of… Continue Reading “Is the Volvo XC90 the perfect family car?”

Choosing a Family Car

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I used to enjoy shopping around for cars, seeing what different manufacturers could offer and seeing how well the cars drove, but since having issues with our Citroen Grand C4 Picasso I have been a lot more wary and have researched our car choices more thoroughly than I normally would. Being a family of 6 our only option is to buy a 7 seater car, but there are a couple of issues: 7 seater cars are stupidly expensive and although we looked… Continue Reading “Choosing a Family Car”