The Citroën C3 Aircross: the best off-roader ever?

In my experience, Citroën makes superb family cars. The C4 Picasso stands out in particular. Having taken a C4 Picasso on a family trip to Scotland a couple of years ago, I was interested to see how the C3 Aircross would compare. I was loaned an Aircross for a few days so I could form my own opinion.

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The Citroën C3 Aircross. A Well-designed SUV with a surprising amount of space in the back seat and some great features for the price. Does it, however, make for a good family car?
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The Audi A6 Avant: A different experience

Over the past couple of years, I’ve driven many different Audi SUVs; the Q2, Q5 and the Q7 among them. The Audi A6 Avant was going to be a different experience.  I hoped it would be a much more practical family vehicle than the Q7 yet more spacious than any of the other Audis I have driven. Without further ado, here’s what I thought.

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The Audi A6 Avant. Almost as perfect as Ariana Grande’s ponytail.

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Traffic: the curse of modern childhood?

During the half-term holiday, I saw something that stood out. At the top of the hill near our house was a group of boys on bicycles. Aged about 10 or 11, they were clearly having some kind of adventure. Despite the busy traffic on nearby roads, it was great to see kids enjoying outside play.

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Does traffic impact on our children’s ability to enjoy outside play? Oh, and don’t worry, no bloggers were harmed in the shooting of this photo.

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Where are all the hot hatches now?

As a dad, I confess I haven’t driven a hot hatch or had any desire to own one for some time. For me it’s all about space, MPG and ease of moving car seats around.

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The infographic below from All Car Leasing made me think back to my pre-fatherhood days when I could admire hot hatches. Pic credit: Oscar Sutton on Unsplash.

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The Redex Experiment. How did it work out?

I have been conducting an experiment for the past few months. Every time I’ve filled up the family car, I’ve been adding a bottle or two of Redex fuel additive to see whether it improves the car’s performance. The experiment has now finished and I am in a position to tell you what I think.

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After several months of using Redex fuel additive, here’s what i thought of it.

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