Reviews

BMW i4 review
 BMW i4
BMW i4

BMW i4 review

The electric equivalent to the BMW 3 Series offers refinement and comfort, along with exceptional build quality and infotainment; the M50 packs a punc…
25 May 2022
Mercedes C-Class plug-in hybrid review
Mercedes C 300 e
Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes C-Class plug-in hybrid review

The new plug-in hybrid Mercedes C 300 e gives its rivals from BMW and Volvo a run for their money, with an impressive infotainment system and 68-mile …
25 May 2022
Peugeot 308 SW Hybrid review
Peugeot 308 SW Hybrid
Peugeot 308 SW

Peugeot 308 SW Hybrid review

Plug-in hybrid power helps the new Peugeot 308 offer refinement, efficiency and a good amount of on-board technology – however, rear cabin space falls…
25 May 2022
Citroen Ami review
Citroen ami
Citroen Ami

Citroen Ami review

With order books opening soon, Citroen’s ultra-compact electric runabout has serious shortcomings compared to a 'proper' full-size car, but makes for …
24 May 2022
Volvo V90 Recharge hybrid review
Volvo V90 Recharge
Volvo V90

Volvo V90 Recharge hybrid review

The Volvo V90 Recharge T8 has been replaced by the less powerful T6, now an even better package if you need low running costs and practicality
23 May 2022
Audi Q5 hybrid review
Audi Q5 TFSI e plug-in hybrid
Audi Q5

Audi Q5 hybrid review

The Audi Q5 TFSI e is a fast and spacious plug-in hybrid SUV capable of covering up to 37 miles on electric power alone, but like its rivals, it has a…
23 May 2022
New 2022 Kia Niro electric and hybrid prototype review
Kia Niro EV
Kia Niro

New 2022 Kia Niro electric and hybrid prototype review

Do relatively unchanged powertrains hold back the second-generation version of Kia’s family SUV?
22 May 2022
BMW 330e hybrid review
BMW 330e
BMW 3 Series

BMW 330e hybrid review

The latest BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid is a very accomplished all-rounder, combining driving enjoyment with ultra-low running costs for an appealing p…
18 May 2022
Kia Soul EV review
Kia Soul EV
Kia Soul

Kia Soul EV review

The Kia Soul EV is the funkier member of the Kia electric-car family: more stylish but less practical than the Kia e-Niro
18 May 2022
Toyota Yaris Hybrid review
Toyota Yaris Hybrid
Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris Hybrid review

The latest Yaris Hybrid is a major step forward from its predecessor and should be more of a worry for its rivals
18 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
Mercedes EQB review
Mercedes EQB
Mercedes-Benz EQB

Mercedes EQB review

Mercedes' electric seven-seater SUV is usefully practical and offers a refined driving experience, but at over £53,000, it's an expensive family car
17 May 2022
Volvo S90 Recharge T8 hybrid review
Volvo S90
Volvo S90

Volvo S90 Recharge T8 hybrid review

The Volvo S90 Recharge T8 offers big executive-saloon practicality, a beautiful interior, low CO2 emissions and useful electric range
16 May 2022
BMW XM prototype review
BMW XM prototype
BMW

BMW XM prototype review

The first bespoke BMW M car since the M1 supercar will be a whopper of a plug-in hybrid SUV, and we’ve driven it in pre-production form
15 May 2022
Lucid Air review
Lucid Air
Lucid Air

Lucid Air review

Designed by a former Tesla engineer, can the new Lucid Air climb to the top of the luxury electric-car class?
12 May 2022
Mazda MX-30 review
Mazda MX-30
Mazda MX-30

Mazda MX-30 review

The MX-30 takes a different approach to many EVs, with a focus on sustainability and a low weight. The result is an engaging driving experience, but l…
12 May 2022
Genesis GV60 review
Genesis GV60
Genesis GV60

Genesis GV60 review

The Genesis GV60 is a sleekly styled luxury SUV based on many of the same parts as the excellent Hyundai Ioniq 5
12 May 2022
Mercedes eSprinter review
Mercedes eSprinter
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Mercedes eSprinter review

The Mercedes eSprinter electric van offers plenty of cargo space, but it's limited by its short range and single bodystyle
11 May 2022
Volkswagen ID.5 review
Volkswagen ID.5
Volkswagen ID.5

Volkswagen ID.5 review

The VW electric range continues to expand with a coupe version of the ID.4; can it justify its higher price and see off wide-ranging competition?
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
Volkswagen ID.5 GTX review
Volkswagen ID.5 GTX
Volkswagen ID.5 GTX

Volkswagen ID.5 GTX review

VW’s latest high-performance electric car fails to deliver the thrills of more polished rivals, yet the 2.2-tonne coupe-SUV is more expensive than any…
10 May 2022
Twin test: MG 5 vs Volkswagen ID.3
MG 5 vs VW ID.3
Group Tests

Twin test: MG 5 vs Volkswagen ID.3

With affordable electric cars in high demand, does MG 5 estate or entry-level Volkswagen ID.3 stand out as the EV value-for-money champion? Let’s find…
6 May 2022
Peugeot e-Boxer review
Peugeot e-Boxer
Peugeot Boxer

Peugeot e-Boxer review

The French brand’s large electric van gets the basics right, but range isn’t the best and its aftermarket-conversion status is very obvious
5 May 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…
5 May 2022
Mercedes GLE hybrid review
Mercedes GLE hybrid
Mercedes-Benz GLE

Mercedes GLE hybrid review

The Mercedes GLE 350 de is a diesel-electric plug-in hybrid, adding low company-car tax costs to the large SUV’s spread of talents
5 May 2022
Mercedes GLC hybrid review
Mercedes GLC hybrid
Mercedes-Benz GLC

Mercedes GLC hybrid review

The GLC is available in both 300 e (petrol-electric) and 300 de (diesel-electric) form, and as a coupe or SUV, offering different takes on the luxury …
4 May 2022
Citroen e-Relay review
Citroen e-Relay
Citroen Relay

Citroen e-Relay review

Despite a choice of body styles and battery packs, Citroen’s largest electric van is a bit too rough around the edges to match the best in this rapidl…
4 May 2022
Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid review
Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid
Bentley Flying Spur

Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid review

The Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid is a four-door limousine with luxury and refinement to rival the very quietest cars on sale
3 May 2022
Mercedes EQA review
Mercedes EQA
Mercedes-Benz EQA

Mercedes EQA review

The Mercedes EQA is based on the combustion-engined GLA; it's a small electric SUV with up to 264 miles of range and 100kW rapid charging
3 May 2022
Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door 63 S E-Performance review
Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door 63 S E Performance
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT

Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door 63 S E-Performance review

AMG’s first-ever plug-in hybrid model charges in with a prodigious power output and plethora of technology. But how does it all play out from behind t…
3 May 2022
Lexus RZ 450e prototype review
Lexus RZ 450e prototype
Lexus RZ

Lexus RZ 450e prototype review

The Toyota bZ4X’s premium sibling does battle with some established competition; we’ve driven a prototype
2 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
Mazda CX-60 PHEV review
Mazda CX-60
Mazda CX-60

Mazda CX-60 PHEV review

Mazda’s first plug-in hybrid features a high-quality cabin and plenty of standard kit to match German rivals, although less expensive alternatives fro…
28 Apr 2022
Land Rover Defender P400e plug-in hybrid review
Land Rover Defender P400e
Land Rover Defender

Land Rover Defender P400e plug-in hybrid review

The electrified version of the beloved off-roader is more efficient and less polluting than its petrol and diesel siblings, but costs significantly mo…
28 Apr 2022