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.

reviewPeugeot 5008 Peugeot 5008 REVIEW

The Peugeot 5008 can seat seven, it has a stylish exterior, a modern and high-tech interior, and there are a range of petrol and diesel…

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reviewCitroen C3 Aircross Citroen C3 Aircross REVIEW

The Citroen C3 Aircross offers more visual character than a regular hatchback, it’s more fun to drive, and it even has some off-road ability. Model/Engine…

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reviewVolvo V90 Cross Country 000 low res Volvo V90 D4 AWD Cross Country REVIEW

If you’re looking for an efficient way to transport five people with lots of luggage in comfort, on long journeys that may take in some…

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reviewAudi Q7 e-tron Audi Q7 hybrid e-tron REVIEW

The Audi Q7 e-tron is a diesel plug-in hybrid rather than the more common petrol plug-in hybrid, which aims to offer zero emission local driving…

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reviewAlfa Romeo Giulia Alfa Romeo Giulia REVIEW

For car buyers who have been put off diesels, the petrol-powered Alfa Romeo Giulia combines 48mpg economy with a sporty driving experience. Model/Engine size: Alfa Romeo…

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reviewHyundai IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid REVIEW

The Hyundai IONIQ Plug-in Hybrid has an official economy figure of 256.8mpg, and we recorded a highly impressive real-life 77mpg on a 170 mile motorway…

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reviewsmart fortwo cabriolet electric drive Smart fortwo cabriolet electric drive review

The smart fortwo cabriolet electric drive is a rear-wheel drive, all-electric, two-seater drop-top; if this is what you’re looking for, you’re in luck, but it’s…

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reviewVolkswagen e-Golf Volkswagen e-Golf REVIEW

The new Volkswagen e-Golf has an NEDC range of 186 miles which makes the car much more useable than the previous model. Model/Engine size: Volkswagen e-Golf…

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reviewSkoda Kodiaq Skoda Kodiaq REVIEW

The Skoda Kodiaq represents good value for money if you’re looking for an efficient seven-seater 4×4. Model/Engine size: Skoda Kodiaq Edition 2.0 TDI 150PS 4×4 DSG…

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reviewMINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 PHEV

The MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid feels like a completely different car to the diesel model, being much more refined, better to…

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reviewMazda MX-5 RF Mazda MX-5 RF REVIEW

With its folding hard top roof, does the Mazda MX-5 RF still offer the fun and lightweight efficiency of the soft top MX-5 convertible? Model/Engine…

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reviewMG GS MG GS REVIEW

The MG GS is practical, affordable and decent to drive overall, but a 1.5-litre petrol engine is the only powertrain option. Model/Engine size: MG GS Excite…

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