This month in What Car? magazine

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The November 2014 issue of What Car? is now on sale.

The big feature this month takes a look at secondhand cars. Our Used Car of the Year Awards names the best pre-owned cars you can buy in 12 categories. We also name our overall Used Car of the Year, so be sure to take a look before you head out and hand over your cash.

We've also got the usual group tests of the latest new cars, and this month's big four-car test features the latest BMW X3 and its SUV rivals – the Audi Q5, the Mitsubishi Outlander and the Volvo XC60. There are a lot of demands on cars in this class, and we're looking for a mix of low running costs, all-road ability and a family-friendly interior.

The triple test features two new cars: the face-lifted versions of the Toyota Yaris and the VW Polo. They take on the relatively new Renault Clio in a test that majors on economy - the diesel versions of the Polo and the Clio are up against the hybrid Yaris. Is the comprehensively overhauled Yaris good enough to challenge the two diesels?

The first of this month's two twin tests looks at two practical estates. The Peugeot 308 SW promises a massive boot and competitive company car costs, but these are two things that the Skoda Octavia also majors on.

The second twin test has a hint of sci-fi about it, with the BMW i3 taking on the new Volkswagen e-Golf in a tussle of two electric cars. It's a close run battle, and comes down to numbers.

On the website this month

On page 45 of this month's What Car? we tell you about all the great reviews, videos and features we have coming up on the website. They include:

All-new Ford Mondeo Reader Test Team
We've taken a look around the new Ford Mondeo, see our verdict here. Our readers have had a look around the new car as well - see it on here from September 24.

Exclusive Land Rover Discovery Sport preview
We've also had a chance to get up close with the new Land Rover Discovery Sport. Watch our exclusive video of the new car here, and take a look at what potential owners made of it here.

Mini 5dr
Mini has added a touch of practicality to the new Mini hatchback by giving it five doors for the first time. See what we made of the new car.

Used Car of the Year Awards
We've got more information on our Used Car of the Year Awards, including some videos on why the winners were chosen.

Our cars
We run a varied fleet of cars, and we write about each one every week. Read about them here.

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