Car reviews and road tests

Green Car Guide has carried out all its own road tests since 2006, in order to focus primarily on a vehicle’s efficiency, including real-world fuel economy/electric range, and how good the car is to drive, along with many other areas such as how practical it is, does it represent good value for money? If the vehicle is designed for off-road use, then we’ll test it off-road. And all of the images you see here are our own photographs of the actual cars that we’ve tested.

reviewFord Focus 1.5 Diesel Ford Focus 1.5 Diesel Review

The Ford Focus has been the go to family hatch for keen drivers for over 20 years, but can the fourth generation uphold family honour?…

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reviewMazda MX-5 RF 184PS 2019 Mazda MX-5 RF 184ps Sport Nav+ Review

The 2019 Model Year Mazda MX-5 RF has one main change compared to the previous version, which is more power – 184ps compared to the previous…

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reviewJaguar I-PACE Jaguar I-PACE 400PS Electric HSE Review

The Jaguar I-PACE offers zero emissions, a dynamic driving experience, a great-looking and practical body style, and of course performance – so is this the ultimate…

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reviewMitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 4WD 2019 Review

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been revised for 2019 and it’s now more economical thanks to a larger battery and new petrol engine – and it’s also…

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reviewVolvo V60 D4 Volvo V60 D4 Review

The Volvo V60 is a very desirable car; it looks good on the outside, and it has a modern and stylish interior environment – the question…

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reviewHyundai Kona Electric Hyundai KONA Electric Premium SE Review

The Hyundai KONA Electric is a game changer: it offers a 279 mile electric range for £30,000 – and it’s excellent to drive. Model/Engine size: Hyundai KONA…

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reviewHyundai NEXO Hyundai Nexo Review

The Hyundai NEXO is a Hydrogen Fuel Cell vehicle, meaning that it’s an EV that generates its own electricity onboard from hydrogen rather than needing to…

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reviewMazda6 Tourer Mazda6 Tourer 184ps GT Sport Nav+ Review

The Mazda6 Tourer is well designed, inside and out, it’s practical, it has a good performance/efficiency balance, it’s refined and it drives well – but we…

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reviewBMW i8 Coupe BMW i8 Coupe Review

The BMW i8 has received a range of mid-life tweaks, and it remains the only car on sale that looks and drives like a supercar, can…

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reviewDacia Duster SCe 115 4x2 Dacia Duster SCe 115 4×2 Review

The Dacia Duster offers a lot of car for the £13,000 price tag, and despite having a 4×4-style body with a 1.6-litre petrol engine, it proved…

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reviewRange Rover Si4 P400e PHEV Range Rover Si4 P400e PHEV Review

The Range Rover Si4 P400e PHEV is a 100mpg Range Rover: it can drive on zero tailpipe emission electric power for up to 31 miles, and…

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reviewKia Stinger Kia Stinger 2.2 CRDi GT-Line S Review

The Kia Stinger 2.2 CRDi GT-Line S combines a fantastic driving experience with comfort, space and good economy on long journeys. Model/Engine size: Kia Stinger 2.2 CRDi…

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