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Lexus CT 200h review

The CT 200h is the entry point to the Lexus range. Behind the refreshed model’s new, more distinctive grille is a stiffer body shell and, thankfully, softer suspension. Refinement, ride and overall quality, especially in the cabin, have also been improved....

Audi TT Roadster review

You don’t expect to find convertible two-seater sports cars praised for their fuel economy, but fitted with Audi’s latest 2-litre diesel engine the fun to drive new TT Roadster records 65mpg in the official fuel tests, yet is delightfully sporty and...

Renault ZOE video review

As part of Next Green Car's long-term review of the Renault ZOE, we spent a day with the Renault production team to create a video review of the all-electric supermini. Battling through some typically British weather, we took the Renault ZOE on a 100...

Renault ZOE: NGC Electric Drive

NGC Verdict The Renault ZOE has earned a name for itself as the most affordable electric car and you do get a lot of bang for your buck with this all-electric supermini. Innovative purchase options allow you to either buy the car outright or part-purchase...

Volkswagen Golf TSI BlueMotion review

Is this another nail in diesel’s coffin? Volkswagen’s first Golf BlueMotion powered by a petrol station arrives in September. With more power than the original, legendary Golf GTI, it delivers the fuel economy of a diesel with the lower (£1,700) purchase...

Vauxhall Viva SL review

Vauxhall has brought back the Viva name after 36 years to give it three cars in the growing city car sector; up by 50% since 2004, as it joins the Corsa and the trendy Adam. The Viva’s a well-built, definite value for money proposition that’s aimed...

Peugeot 208 Allure 1.2 PureTech review

Peugeot has carried out a very effect mid-life revamp of the 208 range with fuel-efficient Euro 6 compliant engines and a confident restyling that makes the cars look more up market products. Petrol engine fuel economy now rivals that of diesels of...

Toyota Yaris Icon hybrid review

On the basis of CO2 emissions the Toyota Yaris hybrid is the cleanest small car on sale which isn't electric. NOx emissions are virtually zero along with particulate emissions unlike with diesel engines. And if you are looking for a small hybrid car you...

Lexus NX 300h hybrid review

The Lexus NX 300h makes a style statement as well as an environmental one and that’s unusual for a Japanese SUV. It’s beautifully put together and very comfortable but off-road ability is limited and it’s too inert and clumsy for a keen driver. Range...

Renault Grand Scenic 1.5 dCi review

Renault no longer imports the big Espace to the UK so the Scenic carries the baton for five-seater MPVs and the Grand Scenic for seven. Three of the seats are best suited only to children but it is well equipped and good enough to drive for a beast of burden....

Ben Lane

Author:Ben Lane
Date Updated:15th Jun 2015