New Car Reviews From Wessex Garages

If you're looking for new or used car, our informative reviews will help you find the right car for you. The videos below are regularly updated and will help you make more of an informed decision about the latest makes and models that are available at Westover. We’ve also included handy links for you to find out more about each model or discover our latest offers.


Get To Know: 2019 Kia ProCeed | Wessex Garages | Review

Take a look at the 2019 Kia ProCeed! We have them at our Kia dealerships in Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester and Newport for you to view now!

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Get To Know: Dacia Duster 2019 | Wessex Garages | Review

Take a look at the Dacia Duster! We have them at our Dacia dealership in Newport for you to view now!

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Get To Know: New Mazda 6 Saloon | Wessex Garages | Review

Take a look at the Mazda 6! We have them at our Mazda dealership iat Pennywell Road, Bristol for you to view now.

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Get To Know: The Hyundai Kona | Wessex Garages | Review

Take a look at the Hyundai Kona! We have them at our Hyundai dealerships in Newport and Cardiff for you to view now!

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Get To Know: The Mazda3 Hatchback | Wessex Garages | Review

Take a look at the Mazda3 Hatchback! We have them at our Mazda dealership on Pennywell Road for you to view now!

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Get To Know: The Hyundai i30 N | Wessex Garages | Review

Designed with performance in mind, the Hyundai i30 N is the first in the new "N" line high-performance cars by Hyundai available with 250 PS standard or 275 PS in the N Performance.

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Get To Know : The Mazda CX-3 | Review | Wessex Garages

Take a look at the new Mazda CX-3! We have them at our Mazda dealership on Pennywell Roadfor you to view now! Visit the Mazda CX-3 page for more information.

Get To Know : The Mazda CX-5 | Review | Wessex Garages

Take a look at the new Mazda CX-5! We have them at our Mazda dealership on Pennywell Road for you to view now! Visit the Mazda CX-5 page for more information.

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Get To Know : The 2018 Nissan Leaf | Review | Wessex Garages

Take a look at the new 2018 Nissan Leaf! We have them at our Nissan dealerships in Bristol and Gloucester and Cardiff available to test drive now!

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Get To Know: The Kia Stinger | Wessex Garages

Take a look at the brand new Kia Stinger! We have them at our Kia dealerships for you to view now!
Visit the Kia Stinger page for more information.

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Get To Know: The Kia Stonic | Wessex Garages

Take a look at the brand new Kia Stonic Small SUV! We have them at our Kia dealerships for you to view now!

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2017 Nissan Qashqai Review | Wessex Garages

The Nissan Qashqai has been created to give the ultimate in urban driving experiences. Having received a high level of development from the researchers at Nissan, motorists can be confident in the expansive number of technological features and comfort-bringing additions that have been given to the Qashqai.

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2017 Kia Picanto Review

The All-New Picanto comprises of 5 stylish new models - the '1', '2', '3', 'GT-Line' and the range topping 'GT-Line S'. Young, fun and stylish, the All-New Picanto is full of energy and even more. It's also full of comfort features, smart ways to stay connected, and advanced technologies to keep you safe.

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2017 Hyundai i30 Review

The timeless design concept of the New Generation i30 family hatchback is reflected in the quality and passion that shines through every detail.

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2017 Nissan Micra Review

The All New Nissan Micra arrives to challenge small car standards in design, comfort and performance. With its daring design, sleek exterior, intelligent features and agile driving characteristics, the fifth generation Micra offers you a driving experience unlike any other.

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2017 Fiat FULLBACK Review

Rugged, functional and stylish: Fiat Fullback is the ultimate pick-up.

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2017 Kia Rio Review

The all-new Kia Rio is a fun and energetic supermini, perfect for those who need to nip around the busy city streets quickly and efficiently.

With a range of specifications and model variants, it is a car which can deliver an exciting driving performance while also proving highly versatile.

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All-New Hyundai IONIQ Review

The IONIQ the first car to built from the ground up to feature 3x different electric powertrains in one body shell design.

Our review features the IONIQ Hybrid with references to both plug in and fully electric versions. On sale and available to test drive at our Wessex Hyundai dealerships in Newport and Cardiff.​

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2017 Nissan GTR Recaro Review

The New 2017 Nissan GT-R reviewed by Wessex Garages. This exciting new improved model sees increases to both performance, handling and downforce. Available to test drive and on sale at our Wessex GT-R showrooms at Cribbs Causeway Bristol. We recommend coming in to drive this new model to fully appreciate just how awesome it is!

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All-New FIAT 124 Review

The All New Fiat 124 Spider - A modern day reincarnation of the Spider of 50 years ago. Available to test drive at our Wessex Garages showrooms in Cardiff, Newport and Gloucester.

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All-New FIAT TIPO Review

The all new Fiat Tipo 2017 is now available on sale from our Wessex Garages dealerships in Gloucester, Newport and Cardiff. With a low starting price of just £12,995 and a three year warranty, the new Tipo represents excellent value for money. To arrange a test drive please go to book

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The Mégane Hatch is an excellent all-rounder; its five-door shape makes it compact enough for easy manoeuvrability in the city, whilst it is also roomy and full of helpful driver-convenience technology. Powering the model is your choice of refined engines that deliver both eager performance and impressively low fuel consumption and carbon emissions.

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  • Kia's first dedicated hybrid and first ever hybrid in the UK
  • Delivers low-cost, high-efficiency motoring in a stylish crossover package
  • Built on an all-new platform and featuring an all-new powertrain
  • Fuel economy of up to 74.3mpg with CO2 emissions from 88g/km
  • Available with the latest connectivity and driver assistance features

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New Abarth 595 Review 2016

The pushes performance to the limit. 180 HP of pure adrenaline with Garrett turbo, Abarth front and rear shock absorbers by Koni, dual mode “Record Monza” exhaust system with 4 tailpipes, fixed 4-piston front calipers by Brembo, Corsa 17” diamond cut alloy wheels, Abarth side stripe in Anthracite Grey. An Abarth with no compromises.

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Hyundai Santa Fe 2016 Review

The New Santa Fe was designed and built with quality and precision workmanship at its core. It’s the perfect partner for life lived with passion – matching the challenges of active lifestyles and the needs of growing families or executive transport.

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Dacia Duster 2016 Review

Rugged, robust, no-nonsense: these are words to describe Dacia Duster. Times have changed, driving a 4x4 used to be the reserve of a privileged few, however with Dacia Duster, it’s a pleasure more of us can enjoy. Its economical and ecological dCi 110 diesel engine achieves over 60.1mpg on the combined cycle and emits exceptionally low levels of CO2 for an SUV: just 115 g/km on 4x2 versions and 123 g/km on 4x4 versions.

Because everybody’s different, Dacia Duster concentrates on the essentials rather than the unnecessary. With four simple trim levels, two engines and a range of accessories, it’s easy to choose the Duster to suit you. From the affordable Access, to the Luxurious Lauréate.

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New Kia Sportage 2016 Review

Wessex Garages are excited to present the brand new Kia Sportage for 2016. This model is designed to be Kia's best SUV yet, and is the perfect combination of tech savvy, bold and smart.

Watch as we put the sportage to the test and show the latest technology and safety features from Kia.

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All New Renault Kadjar - Review

Renault's new KADJAR crossover SUV meets the increasing demand from customers for an SUV that isn't out of place in the city. The vehicle meets the brief completely as it has rugged yet modern styling and is compact enough to navigate tight streets with ease.

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New Hyundai Tucson 2016 Review

The All-New Tucson compact SUV is changing perceptions of the Hyundai brand in Europe. With its bold and athletic design, high levels of comfort and convenience and extensive use of new technology, the All-New Tucson indicates the future direction of Hyundai in Europe. Hyundai Motor was one of the pioneers in the European SUV segment. Now the All-New Tucson takes another leap forward, and has been built to introduce Hyundai to a wide range of new customers who may not have considered Hyundai before.

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New Fiat 500X Full Review

An evolution of the iconic design of the Fiat 500, with distinctive off-road styling and cutting-edge technology ensures the Fiat 500X Off-road look is ready for any adventure.

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2016 Kia Sorento - Review

Kia has designed the Sorento as a stylish SUV, capable of taking the family to any destination with high levels of comfort and technology. It contains seven seats, and is available in five different trim levels: the KX-1, KX-2, KX-2 Sat Nav, KX-3, and the KX 4. Combining class-leading levels of economy and efficiency as well as excellent levels of handling and agility, the Sorento is the perfect premium SUV for all occasions.

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New Hyundai i30 - Full Review

Updated for 2015 the New i30 is a dynamic and refined hatchback. Spacious on the inside, economic and enjoyable to drive, it’s the perfect addition to busy family, or work life. We’ve lavished attention on every little detail, from the outstanding quality of materials to the cutting-edge tech.

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New Hyundai i20 Coupe - Review

Blend classic lines and a sleek low profile with a rakish roofline and sporty rear spoiler. The end result? The New Generation i20 Coupe, a real-head-turner as playful as it is attractive. From the distinctive front grille to the floating roof effect, it’s been designed to set pulses racing as it responds to your every touch. This is driving in style.

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Hyundai i20 Hatch New Generation - Full Review

The new generation Hyundai i20 is here with new sophisticated styling and improved levels of refinement and technology.​​

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Kia Soul EV Full Review

The all new Kia Soul EV. Kia's first 100% electric car available from Wessex Garages, Newport.

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2016 Nissan Juke - Review

What do you get when you cross an SUV with a sports coupe? The Nissan Juke of course!

Wessex Garages offer a review of the new model Nissan Juke, showing the new design and engine features of this popular model from Nissan.

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New Nissan X-TRAIL Review

Completely redesigned from the ground up, the All New X-Trail joins Juke and Qashqai in Nissan’s all-encompassing crossover family – bringing new technology, style and class-leading levels of practicality.

Available in 2WD, 4WD,5 seat and 7 seat versions, with the efficient and powerful dCi130 engine the All New X-Trail offers see a significant improvement in mpg and Co2 as low as 129 g/km.

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The New 2016 Kia Picanto - Review

This review shows the Kia Picanto 2015 facelift model, available throughout 2016.

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New Generation Hyundai i10 Review

The latest Hyundai i10 has arrived, check out our review on the car that has been named CarBuyer Car of the Year & City Car of the Year and WhatCar City Car of the Year.

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New Nissan Pulsar Review

A hugely capable all-rounder, the Nissan Pulsar is a family hatchback with an attractive contemporary design, comfortable and spacious interior, a refined choice of engines, and irreproachable ride quality.

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New Model Kia Rio Review

The updated Kia Rio sports a fresh new look building on the success of it's previous design with improvements to exterior and interior styling.

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2016 Hyundai i20 Active - Review

The distinctive and rugged crossover design of the i20 Active sets it apart from conventional B-segment models. While the new car is based on the standard i20 five-door, sharing its expansive space, comfort and quality, over 50% of the exterior parts are unique to this model.

Unique metal pedals present a robust and high quality appearance, while Tangerine Orange interior colour applications expand the personalisation options. Also exclusive to the i20 Active is the Morning Blue exterior colour, a distinctive option for those wanting a bespoke finish.

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Nissan GTR - 2016 Review - with Start up & Drive

With the new 'MY17' being unveiled we thought we would take to the road with the current R35 model to remind ourselves just how incredible this car performs and looks. Undoubtedly, a future classic.

To see a preview of the 2017 model skip forward to 4:30. In this video you'll hear a full start up and plenty of engine sounds.

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Nissan LEAF Review

Another review from Wessex Garages this time of the Nissan Leaf Visia. The entry level model that comes brimming with standard equipment, this is far from being a basic car!

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New Model FIAT 500 review

The new Fiat 500 was first introduced back in 2007. This video brings together all the current models in a very informative way showing engine and trim specifications.

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Nissan Navara 2016

​Tough meets smart in the all-new Nissan NP300 Navara. With a strong, muscular exterior and cutting-edge technology to keep you connected and comfortable, the ultimate pick-up is ready for anything.

The all-new Nissan NP300 Navara is available to test drive at our Cardiff, Gloucester and Bristol dealerships.

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Nissan Qashqai Review

Nissan Qashqai review from Wessex Garages.

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New Nissan Micra Review

The New Nissan Micra comes packed with advanced technology.

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Kia ProCeed GT Review

The new Kia ProCeed GT does 0-60 in only 7.4 seconds! It also does 201bhp and has a combined fuel consumption of 38.2mpg

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