Car reviews and road tests
The Hyundai Tucson is a competent all-rounder that looks good and is easy to live with, but as with all SUVs, real-life economy – especially at motorway speeds – is not helped by its body shape.
The Nissan e-NV200 is now available as a pure electric seven-seater; despite having zero tailpipe emissions, it’s surprisingly fun to drive.
If you’re looking for the most economical executive car for driving lots of motorway miles – that is also good to drive – then look no further than the new Jaguar XF.
The new Mercedes-Benz C 350 e offers all the appeal of a Mercedes C-Class together with an official combined fuel economy figure of 134.5mpg, emissions of 49g/km CO2 and Benefit in Kind of just 7% – surely this must be an attractive company car proposition?
The new MINI Clubman aims to offer all the fun of a MINI Hatch but with extra space, and it has achieved a Green Car Guide real-life fuel economy record.
The Renault Kadjar looks good, drives well, and has excellent official and real-life economy; overall it’s an appealing package apart from a few details that let it down.
The Skoda Superb, especially in 4×4 Estate guise, is an excellent all-rounder, offering lots of space and secure high speed cruising – and better than expected real-life fuel economy.
The Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine is the latest plug-in hybrid to hit the market – it’s a 2.3 tonne petrol 4×4 promising 134.5mpg – can that really be possible?
The Ford S-MAX has been a highly popular 7-seater with families for a number of years – does the latest model push it any further ahead of its competitors?
With the addition of four-wheel drive, raised ride height and off-road styling, does the SEAT Leon X-PERIENCE end up as an interesting, practical and efficient car?