Peugeot 5008 Beach

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Day-to-Day Car for Busy Mums

As a busy mum, all you want in a car is to get from point A to B efficiently and economically. There are a few requirements that every mum looks for in a car, and that includes safety features, economy, affordability, comfort, reliability, easy parking, space, and easy access for a child car seat. When a family grows, mums generally become a lot busier, and one of the most important things is getting an efficient day-to-day car to help get around.  While many people consider large SUVs the best option, offering additional seats and more trunk space, but large may …

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Qashqai

Review: Nissan Qashqai Tekna

Finding the perfect family car can be a challenge and there different families have different needs. We have moved on from needing three car seats in the rear, with now just Sebby needing one, but we also have to consider that Isaac (12) and Eliza (9) are growing fast and will soon need more leg room. Over the half term break, we were invited to review one of the UK’s best selling family cars – the Nissan Qashqai Tekna, and I immediately fell for its looks. The Interior The Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV, a comparable size to the …

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Peugeot 5008 Ireland

Your Family Car Needs To Tick All Of These Boxes

Raising a family means you suddenly become interested in things you never cared about at all. For example, look at cars. I don’t know about you, but I’ve never really been that bothered about what car I drove. Many of you probably shared your parent’s car growing up, then you bought whatever suited your price-range. When you have kids and become a parent, this changes dramatically.  Suddenly, you spend weeks looking for the ideal family car. You’re genuinely interested in all the different specs and features, and it’s all because you need to buy what’s best for your family. As …

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Seat Tarraco

SEAT Tarraco – Review

We are still on the hunt for the perfect family car and during the summer holidays, we were lucky enough to be invited to review the new SEAT Tarraco. The SEAT Tarraco joins the 7-seater SUV market in a bid to rival the Peugeot 5008, Skoda Kodiaq and Hyundai Santa Fe and our first impressions were very good, as it is a good looking car, inside and out. Most SUV’s have soft curves, but the SEAT Tarraco is almost menacing looking with sharp angles and a geometric grille. Like other SUV’s, the SEAT Tarraco has a higher riding position which …

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White Peacock

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid review

Back at the beginning of 2017 we were lucky enough to road test a Volvo XC90 on holiday in Scotland and both my husband and I fell in love with this practical family car. The Volvo XC90 is classed as an SUV and has the benefit of having 7 seats as well as a decent sized boot space when all the seats are in use, unlike most 7 seater vehicles, so was the perfect car for us to take on our recent holiday to North Wales. We managed to squeeze 3 kids, the teen and all our luggage into the …

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