Reviews

Renault Megane Sport Tourer E-TECH hybrid review
Renault Megane

Renault Megane Sport Tourer E-TECH hybrid review

Those after a spacious and cheap to run family car should take a close look at the Renault Megane plug-in hybrid estate
16 Nov 2020
Audi A6 hybrid review
Audi A6

Audi A6 hybrid review

Audi was late to the plug-in hybrid party with its A6 50 TFSI e, but it's a decent enough crack at a tax-efficient large company car
16 Nov 2020
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV was once the go-to option if you were after a large plug-in hybrid car, but it's starting to get left behind by more up-…
13 Nov 2020
MINI Electric review
MINI Electric
MINI Hatchback

MINI Electric review

The MINI Electric is a fun, fast and chic small electric car, but its relatively modest driving range may put some buyers off
13 Nov 2020
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 Nov 2020
MG ZS EV review
MG ZS EV
MG ZS

MG ZS EV review

The MG ZS EV is a well equipped and practical small family car that offers a very affordable route into zero-emissions motoring
13 Nov 2020
Mercedes A-Class hybrid review
Mercedes A-Class hybrid
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
13 Nov 2020
Twin test: Skoda Superb iV vs Peugeot 508 Hybrid
Skoda Superb vs Peugeot 508
Group Tests

Twin test: Skoda Superb iV vs Peugeot 508 Hybrid

Whether you're looking for a company car or family car, these two large hatchbacks are great electrified options. But which is best?
12 Nov 2020
Lexus RX 450h review
Lexus RX
Lexus RX

Lexus RX 450h review

The Lexus RX SUV uses proven Toyota hybrid technology to provide a smooth, luxurious drive
11 Nov 2020
Mazda MX-30 review
Mazda MX-30
Mazda MX-30

Mazda MX-30 review

Taking a slightly different approach to many electric cars, the MX-30 focuses on low weight, a modest range and an engaging driving experience
6 Nov 2020
BMW iX3 review
BMW iX3
BMW iX3

BMW iX3 review

Refined and spacious, the BMW iX3 makes sense as an electric family SUV – but some rivals feel more special
3 Nov 2020
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
29 Oct 2020
Mercedes S-Class hybrid (2019-2020) review
Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mercedes S-Class hybrid (2019-2020) review

With 25 miles of electric range, the Mercedes S 560 e L is an impressive plug-in hybrid, but it comes at a hefty cost
28 Oct 2020
Lexus CT 200h (2011-2020) review
Lexus CT

Lexus CT 200h (2011-2020) review

The Lexus CT 200h just about manages to remain relevant in an increasingly crowded market, but newer rivals are more efficient
28 Oct 2020
Mercedes S-Class plug-in hybrid review
Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse Plug-in-Hybrid; Exterieur: Onyxschwarz, AMG Line; Interieur: Leder Exklusiv macciatobeige/magmagrau Mercedes-Benz S-Class Plug-in-Hybrid exterior: onyx black, AMG Line;
Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mercedes S-Class plug-in hybrid review

A massive 62-mile electric range and a sumptuous, high-tech interior move the new 2021 Mercedes S 580 e plug-in hybrid to the front of its class
28 Oct 2020
Toyota Auris Hybrid (2013-2019) review
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
28 Oct 2020
Twin test: Honda e vs MINI Electric
Honda e vs MINI Electric
Group Tests

Twin test: Honda e vs MINI Electric

Small, stylish electric cars are the next big thing in urban transport. Can the high-tech Honda take on the fashionable MINI?
27 Oct 2020
Twin test: Volkswagen ID.3 vs Nissan Leaf
VW ID.3 vs Nissan Leaf
Group Tests

Twin test: Volkswagen ID.3 vs Nissan Leaf

Can Volkswagen’s electric newcomer, the ID.3, match the well established Nissan Leaf? Read our twin test to find out
26 Oct 2020
BMW 545e xDrive hybrid review
BMW 545e Plug in Hybrid
BMW 5 Series

BMW 545e xDrive hybrid review

There's now a more powerful plug-in hybrid version of the BMW 5 Series executive saloon. Is it worth the extra over the 530e?
26 Oct 2020
Land Rover Discovery Sport PHEV review
Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover Discovery Sport PHEV review

Land Rover's Discovery Sport P300e plug-in is an impressive petrol-electric SUV, but lacks the seven-seat practicality of the non-hybrid
22 Oct 2020
Skoda Octavia vRS iV plug-in hybrid review
Skoda Octavia RS iVFahrbericht Stefan Novitski
Skoda Octavia

Skoda Octavia vRS iV plug-in hybrid review

Skoda's first crack at a sporty plug-in hybrid is a mixed bag, but company-car users will be happy
22 Oct 2020
Range Rover Evoque PHEV review
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
21 Oct 2020
Mercedes C-Class hybrid estate review
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate

Mercedes C-Class hybrid estate review

The Mercedes C-Class is unique among plug-in hybrid estates in offering buyers a choice of petrol-electric or diesel-electric power
19 Oct 2020
Mercedes C-Class hybrid saloon review
Mercedes-Benz C 300 de Limousine, Selenitgrau-Shape, Designo Beige.;Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 1,6-1,5 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 42-39 g/km*; Stromverbrauch kombiniert: 19,1 k
Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Mercedes C-Class hybrid saloon review

The Mercedes C 300 hybrid is the only model in its sector with the option of diesel-electric power – and it's a great combination
19 Oct 2020
Tesla Model 3 review
Tesla Model 3
Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 review

The Tesla Model 3 is one of the best electric cars on sale, delivering great real-world range, tidy dynamics and a tech-filled interior
16 Oct 2020
Lexus UX 300e review
Lexus UX 300e

Lexus UX 300e review

The Lexus UX 300e electric car suits its drivetrain well and is one of the most refined small SUVs around
12 Oct 2020
Polestar 1 review
Polestar 1
Polestar 1

Polestar 1 review

The first offering from Volvo's new premium brand is an appealing blend of electrified technology, classically appealing looks and thrilling performan…
9 Oct 2020
Volkswagen ID.3 review
Volkswagen ID.3

Volkswagen ID.3 review

The Volkswagen ID.3 is an electric family car that's being compared to the Beetle and Golf before it – but is it a true revolution?
8 Oct 2020
LEVC VN5 hybrid van review
LEVC VN5

LEVC VN5 hybrid van review

Like most electrified vans, the VN5 from taxi maker LEVC is quite steeply priced, but it's spacious, well equipped and will be very cheap to run
5 Oct 2020
Volkswagen Tiguan hybrid review
Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan hybrid review

The plug-in hybrid Tiguan is comfortable, relaxing and good to drive – but no official efficiency figures are available yet
5 Oct 2020
Ford Tourneo Custom hybrid review
Ford Tourneo Custom

Ford Tourneo Custom hybrid review

With room for eight and a 33-mile electric range, the Tourneo Custom hybrid is a good choice for city-based families or private-hire drivers
2 Oct 2020
Honda e review
Honda e

Honda e review

The Honda e is one of the best small cars out there, electric or otherwise, even if its range is a bit on the short side
30 Sep 2020
Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review
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Citroen C5

Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid review

The C5 Aircross Hybrid is yet another option for company-car users after a plug-in SUV. It's cheap to run, but beaten by rivals in some respects
29 Sep 2020
BMW X3 hybrid review
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
29 Sep 2020
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 still hard to justify at this price
29 Sep 2020
Volvo V90 Recharge T6 hybrid review
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
28 Sep 2020