Plug-in hybrid car reviews

Volvo S90 T8 Twin Engine R-Design review

Volvo is going big on its plug-in hybrid models, now offering at least one in every model in its range. It's also starting to offer greater plug-in choice, with some models set to have a couple of different Twin Engine PHEVs on offer, plus the introduction...

BMW 330e saloon first drive

BMW's 330e is one of the best-selling plug-in cars in the UK. Drivers have found the combination of the regularly excellent 3 Series and a plug-in hybrid powertrain a great match, and there's now a new second-generation version. Based on the latest 3 Series,...

Kia Niro PHEV first drive

Kia has updated its Niro Plug-in Hybrid and Hybrid range, with improved levels of equipment on offer as well as some styling tweaks. The electrified range includes Kia's new connected car app, and a boost in value for money from the efficient crossovers....

VW Passat GTE first drive

VW has rolled out a series of updates to its Passat range - now Mk8.5 - and included in the revisions is the Passat GTE plug-in hybrid. Here greater changes than elsewhere in the range are found, as the powertrain is boosted by a larger battery improving...

Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine first drive

Volvo's compact executive saloon was launched with a T5 petrol engine, but now it arrives on UK shores in T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid specification. A combination of Volvo's electrification plans and the policy to never release a diesel unit in the S60...

Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

Porsche is going through the process of electrifying much of its model range. We have the Panamera E-Hybrid and Cayenne E-Hybrid plug-in hybrids already, plus the pure-electric Taycan on its way. This time however, it is the turn of the Panamera Sport Tourer....

Mini Countryman Cooper S E All4 review

Mini's Countryman is proving a hit with buyers, combining excellent driving dynamics in a practical crossover package. The British brand has a plug-in hybrid version of the Countryman, which has the potential to prove extremely economical for a number of...

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2.4 review

Mitsubishi hit a sweet spot in the market when the original Outlander PHEV came along, with soaring sales making it the UK's best-selling plug-in car for some time now. The Japanese firm hasn't once rested on its laurels though, bringing out a refresh here,...

Range Rover P400e review

There are few cars that look less 'green' than a Range Rover - unless you see one off-road and in the undergrowth. Land Rover has decided to change that impression though, by electrifying its flagship SUV. The P400e is a plug-in hybrid with a good electric...

Range Rover Sport P400e first drive

Land Rover isn't a brand immediately synonymous with green motoring. Granted, there was an all-electric Defender prototype a few years ago, but essentially buyers tend to think of the brand as either luxurious - with Range Rover in mind - or as providing...

Chris Lilly

Author:Chris Lilly
Date Updated:30th Mar 2020