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MINI Cooper SD 5-door Hatch 2.0 GREEN CAR REVIEW

MINI Cooper SD 5-door Hatch 2.0 GREEN CAR REVIEW

We’ve loved the MINI hatch for years, but poor access and tight space in the rear seats limited its appeal; now the MINI 5-door Hatch, in Cooper SD guise, combines a fun driving experience, sufficient practicality, impressive performance and good efficiency to warrant a rare 10 out of 10 rating.

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Nissan Pulsar Green Car Review

Nissan Pulsar Green Car Review

Having cracked the crossover market with the Qashqai, the Nissan Pulsar is the company’s re-entry into the highly competitive family hatchback sector; with the 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine it feels light and agile, with decent performance and economy.

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Skoda Octavia Scout Green Car Review

Skoda Octavia Scout Green Car Review

The Skoda Octavia Scout offers more off-road ability than the average estate car, and better economy and handling than a large SUV – so, with a competitive price tag, is it the ideal all-round car?

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Mazda2 GREEN CAR REVIEW

Mazda2 GREEN CAR REVIEW

The new Mazda2 offers a distinctive driving experience in the supermini class, as well as featuring refreshing design inside and out – along with 62.8mpg economy.

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LIVING WITH THE AUDI A3 SPORTBACK E-TRON

LIVING WITH THE AUDI A3 SPORTBACK E-TRON

We’ve already driven the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron on the launch event, but a drive for just a couple of hours is very different to living with a plug-in hybrid for a week, so after a longer period with the car, has the A3 e-tron gone up or down in our estimation?

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SMART FORFOUR GREEN CAR REVIEW

SMART FORFOUR GREEN CAR REVIEW

It’s the most eagerly awaited city car of the year, but can the rear-engined, rear-wheel drive smart forfour live up to expectations?

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Renault Twingo TCe 90 GREEN CAR REVIEW

Renault Twingo TCe 90 GREEN CAR REVIEW

It’s rear-engined, rear-wheel drive, turbocharged and lightweight – it also has a fuel economy figure of 65.7mpg, emissions of 99g/km CO2, and costs less than £12,000 – it can only be the new Renault Twingo.

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Nissan e-NV200 Combi GREEN CAR REVIEW

Nissan e-NV200 Combi GREEN CAR REVIEW

People are at last waking up to the link between air quality issues and diesel vans, taxis, buses and trucks; Nissan believes it can help with a solution, in the form of the all-electric e-NV200 Combi van.

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Lexus NX300h GREEN CAR REVIEW

Lexus NX300h GREEN CAR REVIEW

The Lexus NX300h looks like a dramatically designed 4×4 for the Dakar rally, but after a week of driving through snow, rivers and mud, does the driving experience live up to its appearance?

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Audi TT Coupe 2.0 TDI Ultra Green Car REVIEW

Audi TT Coupe 2.0 TDI Ultra Green Car REVIEW

The new Audi TT still looks like an Audi TT so it’s likely to be in demand, and this diesel ultra version has an impressive combined economy figure of 67.3mpg – but it’s front-wheel drive only, so it has less traction than the quattro model.

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