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New SEAT Ibiza 2017 review
Posted on 29 March 2017

New SEAT Ibiza 2017 review

Due to arrive at Jennings SEAT in July 2017, the new SEAT Ibiza is set to take all that is great about the latest model and take it to the next level with improved handling and specification. Recently tested by leading motoring publication Auto Express, we take a look at what they thought.


All new Kia Picanto review
Posted on 29 March 2017

All new Kia Picanto review

Since first hitting the UK roads in 2004, the Kia Picanto has been offering affordable motoring and practicality in the growing city car market. With the current edition launched in 2011, the latest version is set to arrive at Jennings Kia in May 2017.


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Juro gets tech update
Posted on 28 March 2017

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Juro gets tech update

Mitsubishi has recently announced that the top spec Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Juro has been improved for 2017 and includes extra technology. Jennings Motor Group takes a look at what can be expected from the improved edition.


Mazda CX-5 2017 Review
Posted on 28 March 2017

Mazda CX-5 2017 Review

Building on the success of the current Mazda CX-5, the new 2017 edition sees Mazda make subtle improvements both inside and out. Leading motoring publication Auto Express has recently test driven a pre-production model ahead of the official launch later in the year.


SEAT to launch larger SUV in 2018
Posted on 28 March 2017

SEAT to launch larger SUV in 2018

Following on from the success of the recently launched award-winning Ateca, SEAT has been announced that it is to be followed up with the introduction of a lager SUV to the range. Set to be based on the Skoda Kodiaq, five and seven seat versions will see SEAT enter a new area of the SUV market.


First Ford Mustang hardtop to be auctioned
Posted on 28 March 2017

First Ford Mustang hardtop to be auctioned

Due to go under the hammer at an Indianapolis auction house, the first Ford Mustang hardtop with serial number 00002 is expected to be sold for a large sum. Only preceded by a single soft-top version, the pre-production prototype was delivered to a Canadian dealer accidently.


SEAT Ateca wins What Car? Review of the Week
Posted on 23 March 2017

SEAT Ateca wins What Car? Review of the Week

Leading motoring publication What Car? has revealed that the new SEAT Ateca is its review of the week. Beating other models including the Nissan Quashqai, it achieved the maximum 5 star review rating. The latest model from SEAT has been impressing motoring journalists since its launch.


Mazda planning electric vehicle for 2019
Posted on 22 March 2017

Mazda planning electric vehicle for 2019

With a reputation for continuous development and being at the cutting edge of technology, Mazda are rumoured to be developing a rotary-powered engine for a new electric vehicle. Set to roll out electric vehicle throughout its world markets, Mazda its targeting a 2019 launch.


Ford set to introduce Pedestrian Detection technology
Posted on 20 March 2017

Ford set to introduce Pedestrian Detection technology

With Ford continuously developing and testing new technology that is set to feature across the latest Ford new car range, it has been announced that they are looking to introduce Pedestrian Detection system.


New Kia Stonic testing images leaked
Posted on 20 March 2017

New Kia Stonic testing images leaked

Images of the eagerly awaited Kia Stonic have been leaked after it was spied undergoing testing recently. The images taken within the Arctic Circle include the obligatory camouflage to try and disguise the outer from prying eyes.


Mazda scores highest customer satisfaction for 25 years
Posted on 17 March 2017

Mazda scores highest customer satisfaction for 25 years

Beating 24 leading car manufacturers in the latest National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) survey, Mazda has been named in the top five manufacturers for customer satisfaction. Achieving its highest score since 1992, the result represents the hard work that has been undertaken within the dealer network.


Ford set to launch RS versions of leading SUV models?
Posted on 16 March 2017

Ford set to launch RS versions of leading SUV models?

With the increase in the SUV market in the UK, it has been previously rumoured that Ford may be looking to roll out the RS performance range across models including the Kuga and Edge. Finally, the rumours may be becoming true.


Mirrorless cars to be the future for Kia?
Posted on 15 March 2017

Mirrorless cars to be the future for Kia?

With the innovations continuing at a pace within the industry, are mirrorless cars set to appear on the roads in the near future? For the past few years manufacturers have been photographed testing autonomous vehicles and with this in mind concept cars have been appearing without wing mirrors included.


Mitsubishi off-roader set for electric edition?
Posted on 10 March 2017

Mitsubishi off-roader set for electric edition?

Following on from the success of the award-winning Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, it is rumoured that the Mitsubishi Pajero (branded Shogun in the UK) may be next for the hybrid makeover. As part of the Renault-Nissan alliance, Mitsubishi has access to share expertise and research.


Kia reveals new Plug-In Hybrid models at Geneva Motor Show
Posted on 07 March 2017

Kia reveals new Plug-In Hybrid models at Geneva Motor Show

Continuing Kia’s Plug-In Hybrid revolution two new editions have been revealed as part of Kia displays at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Following on from the recent launch of the Kia Optima Plug-In edition, new Kia Niro and Kia Optima SW Plug-In Hybrids are set to be added to the new car offer.


New Kia Picanto makes world public debut
Posted on 07 March 2017

New Kia Picanto makes world public debut

The eagerly awaited Kia Picanto has had its public launch at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. Set to arrive at Jennings Kia later in the year, the new Kia Picanto will incorporate the signature Kia Tiger Nose Grille, muscular front bumper and be available in an impressive 11 different paint options.


New Ford Fiesta ST revealed
Posted on 24 February 2017

New Ford Fiesta ST revealed

After a long wait Ford has finally revealed details and images of the highly anticipated Ford Fiesta ST. Beating the 0-62 mph time of the current edition by 0.2 seconds at 6.7 seconds, it is set to match the current top spec ST200 model.


All-new flagship Kuga launches at Jennings Ford
Posted on 14 February 2017

All-new flagship Kuga launches at Jennings Ford

Customers of Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, are being invited to test drive the all-new flagship Kuga SUV model at dealerships this weekend.


Jennings Mazda making final preparations for Mazda MX-5 RF launch
Posted on 08 February 2017

Jennings Mazda making final preparations for Mazda MX-5 RF launch

Loyal team members at Jennings Mazda are making final preparations for the arrival of the all-new Mazda MX-5 RF to our dealership at Cargo Fleet Lane in Middlesbrough. On Friday 10 February 2016 between 12.00 and 19.00 visitors will be able to take a test drive to discover the hard top version of the world’s bestselling two seat sports car for themselves.


£500 customer saving available at Jennings Ford as part of national Test Drive event
Posted on 01 February 2017

£500 customer saving available at Jennings Ford as part of national Test Drive event

Motorists looking for a brand new motor are taking advantage of a substantial customer saving available throughout February at Jennings Ford, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group.