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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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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 …

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Kia Sportage PHEV, the best of both worlds

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

The All-New Kia Sportage already has many fans and the Sportage PHEV is now finding many more. Car tested: Kia Sportage 1.6 T-GDi ‘GT-Line S’ PHEV AWD The All-New Sportage is now available in eighteen different model variations: petrol, diesel, mild-hybrid, full-hybrid, and plug-in hybrid. You are really spoilt for choice; it’s all about which spec would fit your driving …

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All-New Suzuki S-Cross Mild Hybrid reviewed

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Neil Lyndon

A buyer’s rule of thumb for all Suzuki cars should be this: “The bigger and more expensive they come, the more ordinary they appear to be: the smaller and cheaper they are, the more weird and wonderful”. Car model reviewed : Suzuki S-Cross 1.4 Boosterjet Mild Hybrid Ultra AllGrip At the top of Suzuki’s range, for size, cost and ordinariness …

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Power for the people

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Mazda by Neil Lyndon

It tells you something about the way the world is moving these days… For the first 80 years of the development of the automobile, the most important considerations for customers and critics were design and the means of propulsion. Over the last 40 years, those features have been progressively displaced in importance by technological developments. The introduction of the microprocessor …

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Suzuki Vitara Full Hybrid 2022 reviewed

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Tom Scanlan

Suzuki takes pride in saying that every model in their line-up is some sort of hybrid. Now, the Vitara Full Hybrid joins the range Suzuki also tells us that, comparing the Vitara to the twenty-three cars that are in the same compact SUV segment, its cars have the fullest list of equipment and features that are provided as standard. Their …

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Just Launched – All-New Kia Sportage, better than ever

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Kia by Tom Scanlan

Which one of the All-New Kia Sportage would you go for? At first site it does seem obviously bigger…30 millimetres, in fact…and, on first impressions, even better in many ways. The last model, sold well, these latest Hybrid versions can only bring more potential with new customers moving towards electrification. I first drove the 1.6T-GDi ‘GT-line S’ 48V DCT AWD …

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Honda CR-V, always a great family SUV

In Car Reviews, Honda, Hybrid by Neil Lyndon

You see them everywhere, yet you probably never notice them. This car exists so far under the automotive radar that it’s almost subterranean. At the same time, however, it has a fair claim to being one of the best “soft-roader” SUVs on the market and one of the very best of all family cars, as it proves again with the …

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A fresh new look, the 2022 Suzuki S-Cross Hybrid SUV

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Peter Nunn

Guess where the new shape Suzuki S-Cross Hybrid SUV fits in? The Suzuki’s mission in life is instead something more prosaic: that of a straightforward, good value SUV contender, filling a gap between the funky, ever loveable Jimny 4×4, Vitara and Across in Suzuki’s SUV 2022 line up. No flash, then, with the Suzuki S-Cross, a capable SUV player that’s …

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Honda Jazz e:HEV, pretty nifty

In Car Reviews, Honda, Hybrid by Robin Roberts

The Honda Jazz e:HEV, a lot more car than you bargained for. The Jazz is like a transport Tardis, thanks to its nifty Magic Seats, which can hold three passengers in the back and fold entirely flat to transform the vehicle into a van-type carrier. Any competitors can’t do that in this segment.  From about £19,000 to £24,600, the new …