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Honda HR-V Advance Style, what’s your opinion?

In Car Reviews, Honda, Hybrid by Neil Lyndon

The Honda HR-V divided opinions Car Reviewed: Honda HR-V Advance Style e:HEV If you take the lead from other people, of course, you will never know what to think for yourself. That standard rule for life applies acutely to the new HR-V. Your own is, of course, the only opinion that counts. Mine – for what it is worth – …

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Volkswagen Polo Style 1.0 TSI Reviewed

In Car Reviews, Volkswagen by Tom Scanlan

I settled into the Polo and a question arose: it feels pretty spacious, so how does it compare to the Golf? Car Reviewed: Volkswagen Polo Style 1.0 TSI 95 5-spd manual Access to the rear is good thanks to the rear passengers’ doors opening wide. The boot has the usual, easy-folding seat system for a reasonable amount of luggage to …

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Faster Fords, Puma ST or the Focus ST-Line?

In Car Reviews, Ford by Neil Lyndon

Anybody in the market for a higher-performance car would need to have their head examined if they didn’t look at Fords Cars Reviewed: Ford Puma ST and Ford Focus ST Line Vignale The current range contains a wide selection of models that will satisfy the demands of anybody who knows how to drive a car at speed. The question that …

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Reviewed: Audi A4 Avant 40TDI S-Line Quattro

In Audi, Car Reviews by Tom Scanlan

The Audi A4 Avant has a lot to offer Car Reviewed: Audi A4 Avant 40TDI S-Line Quattro S-line is not the top-of-the-range, so you mustn’t mind having, for example, having to adjust your driver’s seat yourself rather than via an electric switch. At times, I have in the past found Audi’s ride to be a touch on the firm side; …

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Kia Sportage GT-Line S HEV, One to Keep

In Car Reviews, Electric, Electric cars, Hybrid, Kia by Neil Lyndon

The self-charging hybrid 1.6 GT-Line Kia Sportage HEV that we just borrowed for a week on test was, by a street, the most impressive car to come down this drive in 2022. Car reviewed: Kia Sportage 1.6 ‘GT-Line S’ HEV AT FWD Never would I have dreamt that I would end up saying such things about a Sportage at the …

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Nissan Qashqai e-Power | First Drive

In Car Reviews, Electric, Electric cars, Hybrid, Nissan by Jonathan Humphrey

The Nissan Qashqai e-Power is a unique solution for non-EV lovers Car Reviewed: Nissan Qashqai e-Power | First Drive from Stockholm Since 2007 Nissan pioneered the C-SUV (compact SUV) with the Qashqai and now their drive toward electrification gathers pace. We have already seen the New Juke Hybrid, now the Qashqai e-Power and the Ariya crossover EV. A new compact …

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Citroën Grand C4 SpaceTourer, a big “Yes!”

In Car Reviews, Citroen by Tom Scanlan

No doubt, André Citroën, the company’s founder, would have found the latest Grand C4 SpaceTourer able to cross a ploughed field with a comfortable aplomb… Car Reviewed: Citroën Grand C4 SpaceTourer PureTech 130 S&S EAT8 automatic Shine Having neither a ploughed field nor a top hat available, I nonetheless feel that, of all cars now on the road, the SpaceTourer …

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Nissan Juke Hybrid, what’s not to like?

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Nissan by Jonathan Humphrey

Designed and built in the UK, Tuned for ‘Our’ roads and Now with 20% More Power and 20% Improved Fuel Economy, the Hybrid Juke is here Car Reviewed: Nissan Juke Hybrid Premiere Edition Arriving at dealerships in July, the dynamic New Juke Hybrid is now available in two new colours, Magnetic Blue and Ceramic Grey. Both were made available at …

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Land Rover Defender 110 P400e PHEV Review

In Car Reviews, Land Rover, Plug-in Hybrid by Neil Lyndon

What a treat to spend a week with the new plug-in hybrid Land Rover Defender P400e Car Reviewed : Land Rover Defender 110 P400e X-Dynamic S The hybrid drivetrain – a two-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine plus electric motor and 19.2 kWh battery – is too bulky to fit in a shorter wheelbase Defender 90 so our test car, like …

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DS 4 Cross E-Tense 225, Vive la difference

In Car Reviews, DS Automobiles, Electric, Electric cars, Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid by Peter Nunn

French flair meets the premium compact segment in the stylish shape of this new DS 4 Cross E-Tense 225  Car Reviewed: DS 4 Cross Rivoli E-Tense 225 PHEV This time, let’s take a closer look at the UK spec now the model’s officially on sale, at the same time focusing on this top edition of the smart new DS 4 …