Chris Rosamond

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Lexus NX 300h reliability & safety

The Lexus NX 300h has sky-high satisfaction ratings and a five-star safety rating

Lexus NX 300h practicality & boot space

There's loads of interior space for passengers, but the Lexus NX 300h is more limited when it comes to luggage

Lexus NX 300h engines, drive & performance

The Lexus NX isn’t a thrill-a-minute to drive, but it’s a refined and relaxed cruiser

Toyota Mirai
Toyota Mirai reliability & safety

The Toyota Mirai uses mostly tried-and-tested parts and is engineered with safety in mind

Toyota Mirai
Toyota Mirai running costs

Daily economy is roughly on a par with a 40mpg petrol or diesel car, but the Toyota Mirai lease deal includes fuel

Volkswagen e-Golf (2014-2019) review

The Volkswagen e-Golf offers all the practicality of Volkswagen's five-door hatchback and is almost as good to drive, too

Toyota Mirai interior & comfort

The Toyota Mirai is a well equipped and comfortable motorway cruiser

Toyota Mirai practicality & boot space

For a large saloon car, the Toyota Mirai doesn’t have much room in the rear seats – or for luggage

Toyota Mirai MPG & CO2 emissions

The only byproduct of turning hydrogen to electricity is water, so no tailpipe can ever be cleaner than the Toyota Mirai's

Toyota Mirai
Toyota Mirai engines, drive & performance

A punchy but near silent motor and comfy ride make the Toyota Mirai an appealing drive

Lexus NX 300h interior & comfort

Super seats, plenty of space and lots of toys make the Lexus NX 300h a pleasure to sit in

Volkswagen e-Golf
Volkswagen e-Golf (2014-2019) interior & comfort

The Volkswagen e-Golf shares all the interior comforts and quality of its mainstream siblings

Volkswagen e-Golf (2014-2019) practicality & boot space

The Volkswagen e-Golf is almost as versatile and practical as mainstream Golf models

Volkswagen e-Golf
Volkswagen e-Golf (2014-2019) reliability & safety

Volkswagen build quality always impresses and the e-Golf is no exception in this regard. It should be very safe, too

Volkswagen e-Golf (2014-2019) electric motor, drive & performance

Extra battery weight dulls the e-Golf’s handling, but it’s still a creditable performer compared to rivals

Volkswagen e-Golf (2014-2019) running costs

The Volkswagen e-Golf is expensive to buy compared to some key rivals, but classy finish and comprehensive equipment help to make up for it

Lexus IS 300h practicality & boot space

Passengers are well catered for in the Lexus IS 300h; luggage, not so much

Lexus IS 300h
Lexus IS 300h reliability & safety

The Lexus IS 300h boasts a superb safety package and top marks for reliability

Lexus IS 300h
Lexus IS 300h engines, drive & performance

The CVT gearbox in the Lexus IS 300h frustrates an otherwise well-rounded performance

Lexus ES
Lexus ES 300h engines, drive & performance

The Lexus ES 300h hybrid is superbly cosseting when driven in a relaxed fashion