The price of a new Nissan Leaf has been reduced by £2500. The Leaf is now available from £23,490, or £239 a month on Nissan's new 9.6 per cent PCP and HP deals.

Mitsubishi is offering a free four-wheel-drive upgrade on its ASX crossover. Available on mid-range and top-spec ASX3 and ASX4 models, the upgrade is worth £2,150. Priced from £18,359, the Mitsubishi ASX is also available with interest-free finance.

The Skoda Yeti range has grown to include a new top-spec trim level. Called Laurin & Klement – after the marque's founders – the new model features an additional £4000 of extras fitted as standard over the previously range-topping Elegance trim. Additional equipment includes inscripted front mud guards, 17-inch polished alloy wheels, leather upholstery, Park Assist, panoramic sunroof, sat-nav and DAB digital radio.

Seat has introduced two high value Copa trim levels to its Altea and Altea XL models. Called S Copa and SE Copa, they add up to £1,500 of additional equipment over base models at no extra cost, including Bluetooth connectivity, cruise control, front fog lights, DAB digital radio and a five-inch colour touchscreen display, depending on which variant is chosen.

Daljinder Nagra