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Suzuki Across PHEV review

Suzuki Across PHEV review. For – an EV without range anxiety, luxurious, high quality, excellent performance. Against – pricey. ***** £45,599 “because of insane, dogmatic regulations fed by grandstanding politicians eager to pose as green prophets, PHEVs will only have a momentary time in the sun” In a sane world, PHEVs like this Suzuki Across […]

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Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV

Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV review

Jeep Renegade Trailhawk PHEV review. For – individual looks, rugged off roader, well equipped, powerful. Against – needs more battery range, who’s going off road? *** Price £39,100 Choices – Mitsubishi Outlander, Mini Countryman, Kia Niro, Renault Captur, Suzuki Across There’s nothing bland or boring about the Jeep Renegade. The body design of this SUV […]

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Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf E-Tekna e+ 3.ZERO review

Nissan Leaf E-Tekna e+ 3.ZERO review. For – well-equipped, high quality, terrific everywhere but the motorway. Against – expensive, range-threatened. Useable highspeed range 81 miles/45.2% £37,820 (after subsidy) *** The Nissan Leaf has long been a trail blazer for electric cars and its looks, size and range have all been gradually improved over the years. […]

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VW ID.3

VW ID.3 1st Edition Pro Power 58kWh review

VW ID.3 1st Edition Pro Power 58kWh review. For – understated elegance, great driving experience, excellent design. Against – expensive for a town car. **** £39,500 before government grant Competition – Nissan Leaf, Renault Zoe, Mini E, Honda E, BMW i3, Kia-eNiro, Hyundai Kona, Mini e, Fiat 500e, Vauxhall Corsa E, Peugeot e208, Hyundai Ioniq, […]

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Jaguar I-Pace SE review

Jaguar I-Pace SE review. For – handsome, luxurious, fast, quiet Against – best stay local Motorway range effective 125 miles/73.25% **** £76,045 Competition – Audi-e-Tron, Mercedes EQC, Tesla Model X, Ford Mustang Mach E, BMW iX3 Jaguar was quick off the mark with its first all-electric I-Pace, although I’ve often wondered whether, in this digital […]

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Mitsubishi Outlander 2021 review

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Dynamic review

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Dynamic review. For – well priced, well proven, high quality, all-electric for low-mileage. Against – bland styling, needs more electric range, ludicrous economy claim. *** £38,945 – before any subsidy Competition – BMW X5/3, Volvo XC90/60/40V60/S60, Kia Niro, Mini Countryman Cooper, Audi Q5, Peugeot 3008, Mercedes GLC/E/C/A, Range Rover Sport/Evoque Ford Kuga, VW […]

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MINI Cooper SE

MINI Electric Level 2 review

MINI Electric Level 2 review. For – cute, high quality, dynamic performance. Against – too pricey, useless on highway, narrow utility. Highway cruising range 68% of claimed availability. ** £29,900 “Over rolling hills and country lanes I did one trip of 34 miles, but it used only 28 miles from the availability measure. That’s a […]

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Polestar 2

Polestar 2 review

Polestar 2 review. Highway cruising range – 88.56 miles or 41%. For – handsome, well-made, terrific performance, great specification. Against – underwhelming quality, hopeless range on highway/questionable off it. ** £49,900 (before subsidy) “Too expensive to compete with the Volkswagen ID.3, and not good enough to compete with the Tesla Model 3” The fact the […]

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