In-depth reviews

MINI Countryman hybrid review
MINI Countryman Hybrid
MINI Countryman

MINI Countryman hybrid review

The MINI Countryman plug-in hybrid is not only pretty cheap to run – particularly for business drivers – it’s desirable and good to drive, too
13 Jan 2022
Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate review
VW Passat Estate
Volkswagen Passat Estate

Volkswagen Passat GTE Estate review

The Passat GTE plug-in hybrid estate offers comfort, space and appealingly low running costs – especially for company-car users
13 Jan 2022
Hyundai Kona Electric review
Hyundai Kona Electric
Hyundai Kona Electric

Hyundai Kona Electric review

The Hyundai Kona Electric boasts fashionable looks, reasonable pricing and – crucially – a range that meets or beats that offered by many rivals
13 Jan 2022
Jaguar I-Pace review
Jaguar I-Pace
Jaguar I-Pace

Jaguar I-Pace review

The I-Pace was the first electric SUV to match a long range to serious desirability and entertaining handling – and after several years on sale, it re…
13 Jan 2022
Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid review
Ford Kuga PHEV
Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid

Ford Kuga Plug-In Hybrid review

The latest Ford Kuga is available with a choice of powertrains – including a plug-in hybrid engine for the first time
12 Jan 2022
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In review
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In

Hyundai Tucson Plug-In review

The already impressive Tucson has been elevated by the addition of a plug-in hybrid powertrain, although it costs a pretty penny more than the regular…
12 Jan 2022
Kia Sportage Hybrid review
Kia Sportage Hybrid
Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage Hybrid review

The fifth generation of Kia’s mid-size family SUV is a refined cruiser with an impressive infotainment setup, although the ride may be on the firm sid…
12 Jan 2022
Jaguar F-Pace hybrid review
Jaguar F-Pace hybrid
Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar F-Pace hybrid review

Despite the extra weight of its hybrid system's batteries, the Jaguar F-Pace P400e remains one of the best cars in its class to drive – but it’s not p…
11 Jan 2022
BMW iX review
BMW iX UK review
BMW iX

BMW iX review

BMW's flagship electric SUV has love-it-or-hate-it styling, but to drive, the iX is a thoroughly impressive all-rounder that gives the Tesla Model X a…
11 Jan 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
Vauxhall Combo-e Life review
Vauxhall Combo-e Life
Vauxhall Combo Life

Vauxhall Combo-e Life review

Vauxhall’s zero-emissions MPV is everything you’d expect it to be – practical, spacious and smooth to drive – but nothing more
10 Jan 2022
Citroen e-SpaceTourer review
Citroen e-SpaceTourer
Citroen SpaceTourer

Citroen e-SpaceTourer review

Nine-seater, van-based electric minibus is a solid and versatile offering from Citroen – but it's not the last word for range or practicality
10 Jan 2022
Volkswagen eTransporter (2020-2021) review
Volkswagen Abt eTransporter
Volkswagen Transporter

Volkswagen eTransporter (2020-2021) review

The now-discontinued Volkswagen Abt eTransporter fell short of other medium-sized electric vans on the market, which offer a longer range for less mon…
6 Jan 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 …
5 Jan 2022
Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 review
Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 4MATIC+
Mercedes-Benz EQS

Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 review

Offering astonishing performance, handling and refinement, the 649bhp EQS 53 4MATIC+ is well deserving of the Mercedes-AMG badge it wears
5 Jan 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
5 Jan 2022
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX review
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX review

VW’s first attempt at a performance electric car handles well for a 2.2-tonne SUV and offers decent performance, but isn't as thrilling as it should b…
4 Jan 2022
Smart EQ ForFour (2018-2021) review
Smart EQ ForFour
Smart Forfour Hatchback

Smart EQ ForFour (2018-2021) review

The Smart EQ ForFour is electric-only and got refreshed looks in 2020, but still falls behind rivals for practicality and range
4 Jan 2022
Suzuki Across plug-in hybrid review
Suzuki Across
Suzuki Across

Suzuki Across plug-in hybrid review

The Suzuki Across is the Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid's identical twin. It has a high list price, but hits the right numbers for the company-car market
31 Dec 2021
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
Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo V60 Recharge
Volvo V60

Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid review

A luxurious interior, sharp looks and low running costs make the Volvo V60 Recharge hybrid estate a desirable package, particularly for company-car dr…
23 Dec 2021
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
22 Dec 2021
Peugeot e-2008 review
Peugeot e-2008
Peugeot 2008

Peugeot e-2008 review

Practical, well equipped and decent value for money, the Peugeot e-2008 isn’t the best car in its class, but it’s likeable and more than fit for purpo…
21 Dec 2021
Ford Mustang Mach-E review
Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford Mustang Mach-E

Ford Mustang Mach-E review

Ford's first attempt at a dedicated electric car is a success; the Mustang Mach-E is a practical, fast and technologically advanced SUV
21 Dec 2021
Peugeot e-208 review
Peugeot e-208
Peugeot 208

Peugeot e-208 review

The electric Peugeot 208 is a smart, grown-up package that's fun to drive and has both a useful range and rapid-charging capability
21 Dec 2021
BMW X1 hybrid review
BMW X1
BMW X1

BMW X1 hybrid review

The BMW X1 xDrive25e is a plug-in hybrid SUV that's faster and more refined than its non-electrified siblings
21 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
Tesla Model X review
Tesla Model X
Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X review

The Tesla Model X is a huge SUV with a variety of interior seating layouts, astonishing performance, and handy real-world range
20 Dec 2021
Tesla Model S review
Tesla Model S
Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S review

The Tesla Model S remains one of the most desirable electric cars you can buy, but its qualities come at a substantial price
20 Dec 2021
Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid review
Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid
Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid review

The Hyundai Santa Fe Hybrid is a practical seven-seater SUV with good fuel economy, lots of standard equipment and up-to-date technology
16 Dec 2021
BMW i4 review
BMW i4 M50
BMW i4

BMW i4 review

The electric BMW 3 Series alternative offers refinement and comfort with exceptional build quality and excellent infotainment, while the M50 packs a p…
16 Dec 2021
Toyota Highlander review
Toyota Highlander
Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander review

Extremely comfortable to drive and very versatile, the seven-seater Toyota Highlander hybrid SUV is nonetheless slightly outclassed by similarly price…
16 Dec 2021
Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo review
Porsche Taycan GTS Sport Turismo
Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo

Porsche Taycan Sport Turismo review

The third Taycan bodystyle does away with the off-road pretensions of the Cross Turismo and is available only in driver-focused GTS guise for now
14 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