Hatchback

New ORA Funky Cat electric car: prices, specs and walkaround video
ORA Funky Cat
Electric

New ORA Funky Cat electric car: prices, specs and walkaround video

First Edition models of the electric hatchback priced from £30,495; additional trim levels to added to Funky Cat line-up in 2023
27 May 2022
Toyota Corolla hybrid review
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla hybrid review

The stylish and efficient Toyota Corolla hybrid is an appealing family-hatchback choice, as well as being a big improvement on the old Auris
18 May 2022
New Renault Megane E-TECH Electric: specs, details and range
Renault Megane E-TECH Electric
Renault Megane

New Renault Megane E-TECH Electric: specs, details and range

Renault’s new electric crossover features Google-powered infotainment and up to 280 miles’ range; UK pricing to be announced later this year
11 May 2022
Peugeot 308 Hybrid review
Peugeot 308 Hybrid UK
Peugeot 308

Peugeot 308 Hybrid review

This plug-in Volkswagen Golf rival stands out thanks to its styling, interior and handling – however, its boot capacity and rear cabin space aren't cl…
10 May 2022
Cupra Born review
Cupra Born
Cupra Born

Cupra Born review

More adventurous styling and a better-quality interior help set the Spanish brand's first electric car apart from the Volkswagen ID.3 it's based on
29 Apr 2022
Hyundai Ioniq 5 review
Hyundai Ioniq 5
Hyundai Ioniq 5

Hyundai Ioniq 5 review

With more presence than most supercars, ultra-rapid charging and luxury-car-like ride quality and interior comfort, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is hard to fau…
25 Apr 2022
Volkswagen Golf GTE review
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf GTE review

It's a solid, efficient and desirable plug-in hybrid with hot-hatchback power, but the VW Golf GTE still has some flaws
30 Mar 2022
Nissan Leaf review
Nissan Leaf
Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf review

The second-generation Nissan Leaf is one of the more affordable and practical electric cars on the market, with both standard and long-range versions …
30 Mar 2022
BMW i3 review
BMW i3
BMW i3

BMW i3 review

The BMW i3 was one of the first electric cars to make everyday drivers sit up and take notice, with its cool styling, decent handling and useful range
25 Mar 2022
Audi A3 hybrid review
Audi A3 TFSI e plug-in hybrid
Audi A3

Audi A3 hybrid review

The Audi A3 TFSI e has a sought-after badge, a top-notch interior and low company-car tax, but it's not the best value or most practical plug-in hatch…
23 Mar 2022
New MINI Electric: prototype ride ahead of 2023 launch
MINI Electric prototype
MINI Electric

New MINI Electric: prototype ride ahead of 2023 launch

The next-generation MINI Electric hatchback will arrive in 2023; we’ve ridden in a prototype to get our first taste of the reborn Renault 5 rival
22 Mar 2022
Volkswagen ID.3 review
Volkswagen ID.3
Volkswagen ID.3

Volkswagen ID.3 review

The Volkswagen ID.3 hatchback is an electric family car that promises to be as big a breakthrough as the Beetle and Golf before it – but is it a true …
21 Mar 2022
Toyota Prius (2016-2021) review
Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius (2016-2021) review

A mid-life facelift gave the fourth-generation Toyota Prius a revised look and added an all-wheel-drive variant to the line-up
2 Mar 2022
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid review

The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is a seriously strong rival to the Toyota Prius; it’s great value, easy to live with and cheap to run
25 Feb 2022
Hyundai Ioniq Electric review
Blue Hyundai Ioniq Electric
Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Hyundai Ioniq Electric review

A mid-life facelift gave the Hyundai Ioniq Electric more range, more power and a new infotainment screen, so it's still a strong contender in the fami…
24 Feb 2022
Top 10 best electric cars 2022
Best electric cars 2022
Best cars

Top 10 best electric cars 2022

Here, we run through our favourite new electric cars you can buy right now in the UK…
24 Feb 2022
Vauxhall Astra hybrid review
Vauxhall Astra hybrid
Vauxhall Astra

Vauxhall Astra hybrid review

A harsh ride and high price tag count against the plug-in Astra, but it look great and makes a lot of sense for company-car users
14 Feb 2022
Mercedes A-Class hybrid review
Mercedes A 250 e
Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Mercedes A-Class hybrid review

The smallest plug-in that Mercedes makes, the A 250 e is also one of the most efficient. It's a great, if not overly exciting, company-car choice
7 Feb 2022
Electric classic Mini from Electrogenic joins London tour company fleet
Electrogenic classic Mini conversion
MINI

Electric classic Mini from Electrogenic joins London tour company fleet

10 electric classic Minis converted by Electrogenic will join London driving tour operator smallcarBIGCITY’s fleet
2 Feb 2022
Citroen e-C4 review
Citroen e-C4
Citroen C4

Citroen e-C4 review

Citroen's first proper go at an electric family car is a successful one, offering good all-round ability with a unique character
11 Jan 2022
Volkswagen e-Golf (2014-2019) review
VW e-Golf
Volkswagen e-Golf

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
31 Dec 2021
Skoda Octavia hybrid review
Skoda Octavia iV hybrid
Skoda Octavia

Skoda Octavia hybrid review

The Skoda Octavia iV plug-in hybrid family hatchback is an extremely sensible, practical and cheap-to-run choice
20 Dec 2021
Cupra Leon e-Hybrid review
Cupra Leon e-Hybrid
Cupra Leon

Cupra Leon e-Hybrid review

Can Cupra create a successful plug-in hot hatch from the same ingredients that make up the VW Golf GTE?
14 Dec 2021
Lexus CT 200h (2011-2020) review
Lexus CT 200h
Lexus CT

Lexus CT 200h (2011-2020) review

The Lexus CT 200h is no longer available to buy new, but makes for a decent and well-equipped secondhand hybrid buy
27 Sep 2021
Toyota Prius Plug-In review
Toyota Prius Plug-In
Toyota Prius Plug-In

Toyota Prius Plug-In review

The Toyota Prius Plug-In offers genuine zero-emissions range in a plug-in hybrid package that delivers strong efficiency
22 Sep 2021
New Renault 5 electric car: reborn classic could cost as little as £17,500
Renault 5 prototype in Munich
Renault

New Renault 5 electric car: reborn classic could cost as little as £17,500

A new small electric car inspired by the classic Renault 5 has been confirmed for production – and could cost from around £17,500 when it goes on sale…
7 Sep 2021
Renault Megane E-TECH Hybrid review
Renault Megane E-TECH hybrid hatchback
Renault Megane

Renault Megane E-TECH Hybrid review

While it’s efficient and spacious, the Megane plug-in hybrid suffers from a dated interior and infotainment system, which sets in back in comparison t…
18 Aug 2021
2021 Vauxhall Corsa-e electric hatchback gets new Griffin trim level
new Vauxhall Corsa-e Griffin
Vauxhall Corsa

2021 Vauxhall Corsa-e electric hatchback gets new Griffin trim level

The new Griffin trim level for the Corsa-e adds more standard equipment to the electric hatchback; it’s also the cheapest variant of the Corsa-e, with…
26 Jul 2021
2022 Cupra Leon e-Hybrid hatchback and estate: specs and prices
Cupra Leon PHEV
Cupra Leon ST

2022 Cupra Leon e-Hybrid hatchback and estate: specs and prices

New Cupra Leon e-Hybrid gets 242bhp, 32-mile range and bold styling; prices start at £35,205 for hatchback and £36,300 for estate
1 Jul 2021
2021 Audi A3 plug-in hybrid: prices, specs and release date
plug-in hybrid Audi A3
Audi A3

2021 Audi A3 plug-in hybrid: prices, specs and release date

Audi A3 40 TFSI e and 45 TFSI e available to order now; plug-in hybrid powertrains only available in A3 Sportback, not saloon
21 Jun 2021
SEAT Leon e-Hybrid review
SEAT Leon e-Hybrid
SEAT Leon

SEAT Leon e-Hybrid review

With a strong pure-electric range, stylish looks and family-friendly practicality, the SEAT Leon e-Hybrid is one of our favourite plug-in hatchbacks
15 Jun 2021
Volkswagen Golf eHybrid: specs, prices and on-sale date
Volkswagen Golf eHybrid
Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf eHybrid: specs, prices and on-sale date

Volkswagen has launched a new plug-in Golf, capable of 235mpg and starting at £32,995
30 Apr 2021
Mercedes B-Class hybrid review
Mercedes B-Class hybrid
Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Mercedes B-Class hybrid review

As one of the few plug-in hybrid mid-sized MPVs on the market, the Mercedes B 250 e makes a good alternative to the SUV mainstream
3 Dec 2020