Car reviews and road tests
The new Mazda MX-5 is light and compact, it looks good, it offers a direct driving experience, it’s affordable and relatively economical – what’s not to like?
Green Car Guide has been reviewing cars for nine years, and in that time we’ve never reviewed a pick-up truck because they’re not known for being efficient, however everything seems to have changed with the latest Mitsubishi L200…
The Skoda Yeti combines a compact yet spacious body with a perfectly acceptable driving experience, decent economy, and the option of four-wheel drive.
Looking for a small family hatchback with a good combination of performance and economy, together with a good driving experience? The BMW 125d could be the answer.
The growth in sales of crossovers suggests that everyone wants a car that looks more adventurous than a family hatchback, even though no off-roading is likely to be involved; so here’s Sweden’s answer, the Volvo V40 Cross Country.
The Suzuki Vitara 1.6 DDiS ALLGRIP is the most economical conventionally-engined 4×4 that you can buy, and it’s also practical and affordable.
The Peugeot 208 has had a mid-life refresh, but the highlights are still the small steering wheel and the potential 83.1mpg economy from the 1.6 BlueHDi 100 diesel engine.
The Mazda2 is a refreshing approach in the supermini segment, and our week with the diesel model proved that it’s extremely economical in real-life driving.
The all-electric Tesla Model S was outstanding when it first appeared, but there’s now an all-wheel drive 691hp P85D version which is best summed up by the ability to select its acceleration level as ‘insane’.
Green Car Guide exists to look for cars that are great to drive and also efficient – this combination doesn’t happen very often, but the Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid hits the mark.