Reviews

Porsche Taycan review
Porsche Taycan
Porsche Taycan

Porsche Taycan review

With a long range, savage performance and arguably the best handling of any four-door coupe – electric or otherwise – the Porsche Taycan is a landmark…
4 Feb 2021
BMW X5 hybrid review
BMW X5 hybrid
BMW X5

BMW X5 hybrid review

The BMW X5 xDrive45e is a spacious and sporty SUV offering up to 54 miles of electric range, which is among the best of any plug-in hybrid
3 Feb 2021
BMW X3 hybrid review
BMW X3 hybrid
BMW X3

BMW X3 hybrid review

The BMW X3 xDrive30e continues BMW's trend of offering impressive plug-in hybrid versions of some of its most popular models
3 Feb 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
3 Feb 2021
BMW iX3 review
BMW iX3
BMW iX3

BMW iX3 review

Refined, spacious and good to drive, the BMW iX3 makes sense as an electric family SUV – but some rivals feel more special
3 Feb 2021
Toyota Prius review
Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius 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 Feb 2021
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
2 Feb 2021
Volvo V90 Recharge T6 hybrid review
Volvo V90 Recharge
Volvo V90

Volvo V90 Recharge T6 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The Volvo V90 Recharge T8 has been replaced by the less powerful T6, now an even better package if you need low running costs and practicality
2 Feb 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…
2 Feb 2021
Toyota Auris Hybrid (2013-2019) review
Toyota Auris Hybrid
Toyota Auris

Toyota Auris Hybrid (2013-2019) review

This generation of Toyota Auris Hybrid boasted impressive efficiency and plenty of equipment, but rivals offered far more polish and passion
29 Jan 2021
Kia Niro PHEV review
Kia Niro PHEV
Kia Niro PHEV

Kia Niro PHEV review

It's not the most inspiring car to drive, but the excellent fuel economy and a decent electric range make the Kia Niro PHEV plug-in hybrid family SUV …
28 Jan 2021
Twin test: Mazda MX-30 vs Kia Soul EV
Mazda MX-30 vs Kia Soul EV
Group Tests

Twin test: Mazda MX-30 vs Kia Soul EV

The Mazda MX-30 is one of the most stylish electric cars on sale – but is it a better bet than the family-focused Kia Soul EV?
28 Jan 2021
Subaru Forester hybrid review
Subaru Forester hybrid
Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester hybrid review

The all-wheel-drive Subaru Forester e-Boxer hybrid is great off-road and comfortable on-road, but its price is quite hard to justify
27 Jan 2021
Smart EQ ForTwo Coupe review
Smart EQ ForTwo Coupe
Smart Fortwo Coupe

Smart EQ ForTwo Coupe review

The Smart EQ ForTwo Coupe was refreshed in 2020; the updated version retains all of the model's charms, but also its significant drawbacks
27 Jan 2021
Lexus IS 300h (2013-2020) review
Lexus IS 300h
Lexus IS

Lexus IS 300h (2013-2020) review

The Lexus IS 300h is a compact executive saloon that was available exclusively with petrol-electric hybrid power
27 Jan 2021
Mercedes E-Class Estate hybrid review
Mercedes E-Class Estate hybrid
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate

Mercedes E-Class Estate hybrid review

The Mercedes E-Class is one of the few large hybrid estates available. Unusually for a plug-in hybrid, it's based around a diesel engine
27 Jan 2021
Skoda Superb hybrid review
Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid
Skoda Superb

Skoda Superb hybrid review

Great practicality, rock-bottom running costs and a very competitive list price mean the Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid is a true class leader
27 Jan 2021
Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid review
Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid
Toyota RAV4 Plug-In

Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid review

Despite being a little late to the game, the Toyota RAV4 Plug-In is a worthy hybrid family car – but the price will be a sticking point for some
26 Jan 2021
Toyota Prius+ (2012-2020) review
Toyota Prius+
Toyota Prius+

Toyota Prius+ (2012-2020) review

If you want a seven-seater hybrid MPV, the Toyota Prius+ is one of your few option, but it's now only available secondhand
21 Jan 2021
Range Rover Evoque PHEV review
Range Rover Evoque PHEV
Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

Range Rover Evoque PHEV review

The Evoque P300e isn't the best value or most spacious premium plug-in hybrid SUV, but it's still an appealing choice that'll be cheap to run – especi…
21 Jan 2021
Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 hybrid review
Volvo XC90 Recharge
Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 hybrid review

The Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 is a plug-in hybrid SUV with decent performance, seven-seat practicality and around 30 miles' electric running capability
21 Jan 2021
Renault Master Z.E. van review
Renault Master Z.E. electric van
Renault Master

Renault Master Z.E. van review

The Renault Master Z.E. is one of the largest electric vans currently on sale, and is designed primarily for urban multi-drop deliveries
21 Jan 2021
Toyota C-HR review
Toyota C-HR
Toyota C-HR

Toyota C-HR review

The Toyota C-HR hybrid is an accomplished small SUV that boasts low running costs and bold styling
21 Jan 2021
DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE review
DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE
DS 3

DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE review

The DS 3 Crossback E-TENSE is a decent – if not quite class-leading – electric SUV that has refinement and unique styling on its side
21 Jan 2021
Volkswagen e-up! review
Volkswagen e-up!
Volkswagen e-up!

Volkswagen e-up! review

The Volkswagen e-up! electric city car was given a midlife nip-and-tuck in 2020, including a bigger battery that helped to substantially improve its r…
21 Jan 2021
Lexus LS 500h review
Lexus LS 500h
Lexus LS

Lexus LS 500h review

The LS 500h makes for an interesting alternative to the big German luxury saloons, but falls short on fuel-efficiency and can't match rivals for drive…
19 Jan 2021
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
19 Jan 2021
Subaru XV hybrid review
Subaru XV hybrid
Subaru XV

Subaru XV hybrid review

Hybrid Subaru XV e-Boxer improves SUV's fuel economy and off-road performance, but rivals offer more for less
19 Jan 2021
New Mercedes EQA 250 electric car: prototype review
Mercedes EQA prototype
Mercedes-Benz EQA

New Mercedes EQA 250 electric car: prototype review

We get an early taste of the model that's set to make electric Mercedes ownership more affordable
19 Jan 2021
Kia Sorento Hybrid review
Kia Sorento Hybrid
Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento Hybrid review

The Kia Sorento Hybrid offers everything a great seven-seat family SUV needs to: it's well equipped, stylish and practical
18 Jan 2021
Audi Q7 hybrid review
Audi Q7 hybrid
Audi Q7

Audi Q7 hybrid review

Thanks to plug-in hybrid technology, the Audi Q7 TFSI e offers potentially low running costs and an electric range of over 25 miles
18 Jan 2021
MG 5 SW EV electric estate review
MG 5 SW EV
MG 5

MG 5 SW EV electric estate review

It may not be the most exciting or desirable electric car on sale, but the MG 5 EV electric estate car makes a lot of sense on many levels
15 Jan 2021
Hyundai Tucson Hybrid review
Hyundai Tucson Hybrid
Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson Hybrid review

A strong look, great build quality and lots of equipment make the latest Hyundai Tucson Hybrid a real contender in the family SUV class
14 Jan 2021
Porsche Cayenne Coupe hybrid review
Porsche Cayenne Coupe
Porsche Cayenne Coupe

Porsche Cayenne Coupe hybrid review

The Porsche Cayenne Coupe is a rakish alternative to the standard car, available with the same plug-in hybrid drivetrains
11 Jan 2021
Mercedes GLE hybrid review
Mercedes GLE hybrid
Mercedes-Benz GLE

Mercedes GLE hybrid review

The large and luxurious GLE 350 de tops the Mercedes plug-in hybrid SUV line-up, offering a superb electric range and decent fuel economy once the bat…
8 Jan 2021
Toyota Yaris Hybrid review
Toyota Yaris Hybrid
Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris Hybrid review

The 2020 Yaris Hybrid is a major step forward from its predecessor and should be more of a worry for its rivals
7 Jan 2021