Car reviews and road tests
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.
In our view the new Mazda CX-3 is the best looking car in its class, and this is backed up by a good driving experience and impressive economy, especially in the case of the diesel model.
The Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid aims to offer a driving experience similar to a Golf GTI but with economy of 166mpg and 39g/km CO2 emissions – along with low BIK company car tax liability of just 5%.
Question: Is the new Subaru Outback the ideal all-round car for people who live in areas of the countryside such as the Lake District? Answer: We’ve had two weeks to find out, read on…
The Hyundai i20 1.1 CRDi has turned out to be the most economical car we’ve tested, returning an average of 63.9mpg after a week of driving.
The new Ford Mondeo combines good looks, comfort, space, equipment, efficiency and low running costs – in other words all the qualities you would expect in a vehicle vying for attention from company car drivers.
The Nissan X-Trail offers the space of a large SUV with excellent economy, and all at a reasonable price.
We’ve already reviewed the diesel Citroen C4 Cactus on the car’s launch, but surely this lightweight car is better suited to a lightweight petrol engine? – we’ve had a week to find out…
The new Vauxhall Corsa is here and it coincides with a new range of very overdue engines for the brand, so should this now be your supermini of choice?