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2019 BMW X1 News 2 weeks ago

Coming soon: 2019 BMW X1

BMW gives its smallest SUV a visual update, and there’s a plug-in hybrid model on the way in 2020.
Review 4 weeks ago

Tesla Model 3 Saloon (2019 - ) review

The Tesla Model 3 is an electric saloon car that’s about the same size as a BMW 3 Series or Audi A4. It ranges from sensible and affordable at the bottom of the range, to fast and frivolous at the top. Whichever one you pick, though, it’s still a Tesla at heart.
2019 Toyota Camry Saloon Review 1 month ago

Toyota Camry Saloon (2019 - ) review

The Toyota Camry is a large saloon car that competes with cars at the posher end of the family four-door market, cars such as the Volkswagen Passat and Skoda Superb. Its hybrid-only model range gives it a unique selling point, as does its heaving equipment list and peerless reliability record.
2020 Kia Soul EV Review 2 months ago

Kia Soul EV hatchback (2020 - ) review

The Kia Soul EV is a small, all-electric SUV-like hatchback that rivals cars like the Hyundai Kona Electric, Volkswagen e-Golf and Nissan Leaf. It arrives in the UK in late 2019.
2019 BMW 7 Series saloon Review 2 months ago

BMW 7 Series Saloon (2019 - ) review

The BMW 7 Series is the company’s luxury saloon, and is designed to appeal to those that sit in the back of cars as much as it does to those who drive. Hence, it competes directly with the Audi A8, Mercedes S-Class, Lexus LS and Jaguar XJ.
2019 Toyota Corolla Touring Sports Estate Review 2 months ago

Toyota Corolla Touring Sports estate (2019 - ) review

The Toyota Corolla Touring Sports is an attractively-styled estate car – offered with hybrid power - that aims to steal sales from the likes of the Volkswagen Golf Estate, Ford Focus Estate and Peugeot 308 SW.
Kia Soul EV News 3 months ago

Coming soon: Kia Soul EV

Kia’s new Soul will be exclusively an electric vehicle, and it’s been shown for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show.
2020 Pininfarina Battista hypercar News 3 months ago

Coming soon: 2020 Pininfarina Battista

The world’s most powerful road-legal car, with more than 1900 horsepower and top speed of 217mph has been revealed at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. And it’s electric.
Alfa Romeo Tonale concept News 3 months ago

Coming soon: Alfa Romeo Tonale

This is Alfa Romeo’s new plug-in hybrid small SUV. It’s only a concept car now, but expect to see something very similar emerge in production form soon.
Polestar 2 News 3 months ago

Coming soon: 2020 Polestar 2

Polestar, the electrified performance subsidiary of Volvo, reveals its second model. The 2 is an all-electric saloon-like hatchback with 408 horsepower and a claimed 310-mile range.
2019 Honda e Prototype production model News 3 months ago

Coming soon: 2019 Honda e Prototype

The Honda Urban EV concept was one of the most popular concept cars at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, and at this year’s Geneva show, Honda will preview the production model.
Feature 4 months ago

Self-Driving Cars

The complete guide to self-driving and driverless cars in the UK, including self-driving cars on sale now.
Review 5 months ago

Kia e-Niro SUV (2019 - ) review

The Kia e-Niro is a five-door small electric SUV which will be competing with the likes of the Hyundai Kona electric, Nissan Leaf, Hyundai Ioniq and smaller Renault Zoe.
2016 Kia Niro First Edition Review 5 months ago

Kia Niro SUV (2016 - ) review

While you might think the Kia Niro is just another small SUV, in a market full of small SUVs, it’s a hybrid, which distinguishes it somewhat. If you’re looking for a hybrid, you might consider a Niro alongside a Toyota Prius, or Hyundai Ioniq.
New cars for 2019 Best Of 6 months ago

Best new cars that will wow 2019

Reviews and previews of 2019’s new cars, including best SUVs, best family cars, best electric cars and best small cars.
Charging an electric car Best Of 7 months ago

Best electric cars 2019

Electric cars are becoming more mainstream, with prices coming down and mileage range going up, making them a realistic proposition for more and more people. These are our favourites.
Best Of 7 months ago

Best hybrid cars

Hybrid cars give you the best of both worlds: some zero-emission driving, as well as greater range for longer journeys. Here is our pick of the best.
2015 Nissan e-NV200 Combi Review 8 months ago

Nissan e-NV200 MPV (2015 - ) review

Looking for an all-electric seven-seater MPV? Well, you’d better hope the Nissan e-NV200 is the car for you, because it’s the only one (short of very expensive Teslas) on the market.
Best Of 11 months ago

Cheapest electric cars

Electric motoring can be expensive, but it doesn’t always have to be. Here, we pick out the most affordable electric car options for people who have both an environmental conscience and a limited budget.
Feature 1 year ago

The REV Test: Electric cars

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki (REV… get it?) are testing three popular electric cars – BMW i3s, Renault Zoe, Kia Soul EV – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.
Advice 1 year ago

Benefits and downsides of owning an electric or hybrid car

If you're considering buying an electric or hybrid car, you might have heard quite a few arguments for and against them. We explain the positives and negatives of each, so you can see if an alternative fuel vehicle could work for you.
Feature 1 year ago

The REV Test: Luxury SUVs

This week, Rachael, Erin and Vicki (REV… get it?) are testing three popular luxury SUVs – Audi Q5, Range Rover Velar, and Mercedes-Benz GLE – based on how people search for them at Auto Trader.

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