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2019 Honda Insight Review

The original Honda Insight landed in the United States in December 1999. The tiny aerodynamic hatchback didn’t light the electrified vehicle world on fire like the far

2018 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport and ZR hybrid Review

Does the biggest, sexiest, safest and most dynamic Corolla ever justify its price hikes? What we liked: • Standard safety equipment • Comfort and refinement

Best hybrid cars you don’t have to plug in

Like the idea of a hybrid, but don’t want to faff around with power cables at the end of every journey? Then these are the

New Toyota Corolla hatch: Full details

Price hikes, more safety and range-wide hybrid option for new version of Australia’s top-selling car The new Toyota Corolla hatchback has arrived in Australia offering more power,

Hyundai Nexo review: Heralding hydrogen’s future?

As vehicle emissions rules become increasingly strict, tax on traditional petrol- and diesel-drinking cars continues to rise. It’s why manufacturers are downsizing engines to fit

The 2019 Honda Insight is the anti-Prius

The 2019 Honda Insight looks inoffensively normal, and in hybrid terms that makes it odder than most. At a time when you can typically spot

2019 Honda Insight first drive: 55mpg without the hybrid hype

Sometimes you just have to grow up and, when it comes to hybrid cars, you’ll struggle to find a better example of that than the

Latest 2018 scrappage scheme deals

A growing number of car makers are extending the scrappage trade-in incentive schemes they launched last year to entice owners out of their older petrol

Kia Soul EV review: Good, green SUV fun

The Kia Soul EV was launched in 2014 as one of the first pure electric carson the road. It’s unique in a number of ways, not

Volkswagen Passat GTE review: The best plug-in hybrid estate to buy?

Are you ready to plug-in yet? In an environment where many are shunning diesel, yet where many petrol models still don’t deliver stellar fuel economy

Audi A7 review: A tech-packed grand tourer

The launch of the Audi A8 was the start of something new. While Audi seems to release lots of new cars all the time, the Audi A7

Lexus RC 300h review: The coupé conundrum

There’s something to be said for rarity. When sighting an unusual car it turns heads because it bucks the familiar trend. Which is exactly what

What is a hybrid car and should you buy one?

What are hybrid cars, how do they work and would one suit you? Find out everything you need to know in our useful guide A

Nissan Leaf (2018) review: Electric for the people

While many manufacturers are posturing and pontificating about plans for the electrification of their cars, Nissan is releasing a proper second-gen electric vehicle, the new Nissan Leaf. The

Toyota Prius review: Celebrating 20 years of the hybrid car

It might seem scarcely believable, but in 2017 the Toyota Prius celebrates its 20th Birthday. To mark this momentous occasion, we took the opportunity to

Best used green cars (and the ones to avoid)

Buying a used electric car or hybrid is nothing to be afraid of. In fact, there are now some excellent used green cars out there

Petrol, diesel or hybrid: which should I choose for towing?

Diesels have traditionally been favoured by those who tow, but do any of the alternatives make sense? We take a closer look If you regularly tow

2018 Honda Clarity review

THE GOOD: The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid operates seamlessly between electric and hybrid operation, such that it’s difficult to tell when the engine is on.

2017 Kia Niro review

THE GOOD: The 2017 Kia Niro is good for up to 50 mpg combined. There’s plenty of room for cargo in the spacious cabin and it

2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid review

THE GOOD: With average fuel economy around 40 mpg and plenty of cargo space, the 2017 Ford C-Max makes for a practical car. Newly available Ford

Renault Koleos review: Can the 5-seat SUV make its mark?

French brands have never really succeeded in selling larger cars in the UK. There’s one notable exception: the Renault Espace, a ground-breaking people carrier that

Best cars for less than £200/$260 per month

PCP deals are hugely popular, because they let you drive something that you would otherwise struggle to afford. Here we pick our top 10 cars

Best used hybrid cars (and the ones to avoid)

With the Government proposing to allow only the sale of electrified cars from 2040 onwards, the spotlight has been thrown onto electric and hybrid cars.

Tesla Model 3 quick drive review

The Tesla Model 3 is one of the most anticipated new car releases of 2017 – and we’re here in California, among the first to drive it.

Best and worst family cars 2017

Many people who once would have chosen a traditional ‘family car’ are now buying SUVs and MPVsinstead. However, that doesn’t mean the family car market

2017 Prius Prime review

THE GOOD: The Toyota Prius Prime’s plug-in hybrid power train is more flexible and efficient than the standard model. It boasts 25 miles of electric range

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric and Hybrid First Drive: Reaching past the Prius rainbow

Hyundai’s Ioniq initiative is more than just a green flare rising up from the sea of increasingly electrified automotive options. The decision to introduce a

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s powertrain offers good midrange torque and respectable fuel economy. The plug-in model adds 27 miles of electric range to

Kia Niro review: Say hello to my little friend

The word “Niro” makes us think of a few things: Robert de Niro in his classic film roles; strong black coffee; or some kind of

Hyundai Ioniq Electric review: Fully charged

Hyundai has opted to launch three different green driving solutions in one with the new Ioniq. The idea is simple: Hyundai offers one platform and