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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

The Most Disappointing Cars on the Road in 2018

Whether someone is buying a luxury vehicle or a humble car for the daily commute, everyone has expectations. According to data from Consumer Reports, many

20 Most Reliable Cars of the Decade According to Consumer Reports

Everyone has their idea of what makes a reliable vehicle. For some, a car that starts every morning and just needs basic repairs every year

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 Toyota Prius Prime vs. 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Plug-In Hybrid Video Test

They’re two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency. The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world’s best-known,

How Consumer Reports Rated Top Electric Cars in Reliability for 2018

Without a reputation for solid reliability, electric vehicles are a tough sell for today’s consumer. Even with federal and tax credits, the cost of an

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

Toyota C-HR Hybrid: 4 reasons why this should be your first hybrid car

With the petrol/diesel doomsday now set in stone, hybrids are about to take off in a big way – and the Toyota C-HR Hybrid could

America’s Most Wanted: The Used Cars Everyone Is Snatching Up

We know which new vehicle sells the most year after year: Ford F-150. Countless business owners use it for work, and after decades atop the sale

The Most (and Least) Expensive Vehicles to Drive in America

Did you just get a great deal on a new car? Don’t answer yet — you won’t know for sure until you pay a vehicle’s

Here’s When BMW and Other Automakers Will Abandon Gasoline

Detroit might be churning out trucks and SUVs with reckless abandon, and oil companies are carrying on with business as usual, but the writing is on the

The Most Overpriced Hybrid and Electric Vehicles on the Market

If you look at fuel economy ratings for hybrids and electric vehicles, the numbers jump off the screen. Toyota Prius Prime, the plug-in version of the

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

America’s Least Wanted: 25 Cars on Life Support in 2017

U.S. consumers never bought more cars than they did in 2016. Some 17.55 million new cars and trucksfound American buyers throughout the year, beating the all-time record

20 Cars That Can Take You to 300,000 Miles

There are a few different reasons why a car might stay on the road forever. When a model turns up on the list of most reliable