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The Vauxhall Corsa has long been a familiar site on the roads. Find out why it’s so popular and discover whether it’s the right car for you at Motor Range.

When the crossover SUV Mokka was introduced back in 2012, it opened the door to a completely new market segment for Vauxhall, but that wasn’t all. By launching a youthful and handsomely named crossover, the company aimed at a more practical audience, which is always a challenge.

Conceived as a lifestyle-oriented small city car, the Ford KA was first introduced in 1996 as a two-door model based on the then current Ford Fiesta MK IV with a completely new design language called New Edge. The car proved to be a huge success and a bestseller in its class in the UK for years, mostly due to its charming and practical design, high quality and competitive price. 
At Motor Range we know that for many people, cars aren’t just for practical use.  Whether you’re a petrolhead or a sedate Sunday driver, most of us enjoy taking a trip out in our motor, for a day, a week or even longer.
Ever since the Nissan Juke was introduced in 2010, it has been polarizing the automotive world because of its brave and unconventional design. In short, it was the first really quirky crossover with presence that just couldn’t be forgotten. More importantly, the buyers all over the world loved it for its peculiar charm, and soon the Juke became the definitive it-car in the rapidly expanding crossover SUV class.
When it was first introduced in 1974, the Volkswagen Golf instantly became an icon and a revolution in the expanding hatchback class. It wasn’t the first hatchback on the market, but it was the most practical, and its quality was astounding. 

The process of buying a new car is a very exciting one.  Don’t be tempted to make a rush decision; after all, apart from buying a home, a car is the most expensive purchase that most of us will make.  Don’t get distracted by all the shiny newness of your potential next car - take the sensible approach and follow our top tips for making the most of your test drive.

Are you a good driver?  Yes?  No?  Don’t care?  Well, you should!  From improving the health of your car, to boosting your own health and wealth, even enhancing your looks - there’s a long list of benefits of driving well.

For twenty-five years we’ve raced around track after track chasing mushrooms, princesses and monkeys in pursuit of the hallowed trophy in Mario Kart!  Along the way we’ve done our best to triumph on Super-Circuits, Double-Dashes and more recently anti-gravity courses. Things could be about to get interesting as a new Mario Kart appears in town.

Using your mobile phone while driving has been a hot topic for quite a while now.

Recently, it’s been even more in the spotlight, thanks to major changes in the laws around drivers using mobile phones while behind the wheel.