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All-New Nissan X-Trail, big boots to fill

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

A versatile new SUV released in a fantastic location. Nissan’s latest, the exciting All-New X-Trail, launched in Slovenia Car Reviewed: Nissan X-Trail e-Power e-4ORCE These days Nissan doesn’t appear to be able to put a foot wrong in the SUV market; we have the Juke Hybrid, Nissan Qashqai e-Power, Ariya and now the All-New X-Trail with e-Power and e-4ORCE. The …

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New Kia XCeed first drive review

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Kia by Tom Scanlan

Kia, the Korean company whose head of design is French and based in Germany and whose facelifted XCeed is built in Slovakia, is now making this pleasant SUV available in Britain in its newest guise Car Reviewed: New Kia XCeed ‘GT-Line’ S 1.5 T-GDi 6-speed manual It’s the usual motor industry process of developing, refining and adding value. Prices start …

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Cupra Formentor VZ2 e-Hybrid, cuts a dash

In Car Reviews, Cupra, Hybrid by Jonathan Smith

It’s a Cupra, I replied to the inquisitive passerby who was eyeing up my set of wheels. Car Reviewed: Cupra Formentor VZ2 e-HYBRID DSG-auto 245PS ‘Very nice’ was the favourable response and he went happily on his way.With sexy coupe-like styling, a squat, purposeful stance and some razor-edged lines, the Cupra Formentor certainly stands out from the herd of crossovers …

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Suzuki S-Cross Full-Hybrid, real value for money

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Suzuki by Tom Scanlan

Suzuki takes pride, saying that every model in their range is hybrid Car Reviewed: Suzuki S-Cross 1.5 Full Hybrid AGS AllGrip Ultra Suzuki also tells us that, comparing the new S-Cross to all other cars in the same SUV segment, its vehicles have the fullest list of equipment and features provided as standard. Their customers who’ve looked around the market …

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The All New Kia Niro, another trend setter

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Kia by Robin Roberts

The Kia Niro quickly rose to become the brand’s second UK bestseller… Car Reviewed: All-New Kia KIA Niro 1.6 GDI HEV 4 In addition to being one of the first series to sell vehicles with hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and pure electric drivetrains, the series has also been a pioneer in the field of low carbon emissions. Our self-charging mild hybrid …

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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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Peugeot 508 PSE Hybrid4 Reviewed

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Peugeot by Tom Scanlan

Such a handsome car: The Peugeot 508 PSE! PSE means…Peugeot Sport Engineered! CAR REVIEWED: 508 PSE HYBRID4 360 e-EAT8 4WD So: loads of exclamation marks, but are they all justified, especially since this car will set you back around £55,000? That sort of money enters this Peugeot onto some very serious front-row grids. The opposition from Germany, Italy and even the …

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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 – …