Category : Road Tests

Alfa Romeo MiTo Twinair

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SECTOR Super Mini  PRICE €18,000 – €19,500 (approx)  FUEL 4.2l/100km CO2 98g/km The Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) baby is continuing its march across the Fiat Group range and the latest recipient is the Punto-based …

Toyota Prius Plus

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SECTOR Compact MPV  PRICE €30,000 – €38,000  FUEL 4.1 – 4.4l/100km CO2 96 – 101g/km Three generations into the Prius’s life cycle and hybrid technology has grown from a niche to one which is …

Ford Ranger

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SECTOR Pickup  PRICE €18,246 – €30,190 (approx)  FUEL 8.6 – 10.6l/100km  CO2 219 – 281g/km Ford launched the Ranger towards the end of last year and it became the first pickup to be awarded …

Renault Megane

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SECTOR Lower Medium  PRICE €19,800 – €31,300  FUEL 3.5 – 7.7l/100km  CO2 90 – 190g/km Renault’s growing electric vehicle range might be stealing the limelight at the moment, but the changes are just as …

Mazda CX-5

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SECTOR Medium SUV  PRICE €26,600 – €35,800 (approx)  FUEL 4.6 – 6.0l/100km  CO2 119 – 144g/km Mazda has been a relatively small player in the fleet market, but the unveiling of its Skyactiv technology …

Chevrolet Volt

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 SECTOR Executive EV  PRICE €34,800 approx (excluding tax)  FUEL 1.2l/100km  CO2 27g/km We’ve driven the Opel Ampera quite a few times already, but amid the hype, it shouldn’t be forgotten that the Chevrolet Volt …

SEAT Ibiza

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SECTOR Supermini  PRICE €10,990 – €20,465  FUEL 3.4 – 5.9l/100km  CO2 89 – 139g/km With its mix of Audi-esque chiselled sportiness and Skoda-like affordability, SEAT has become a brand on the move. Profit jumped …

Peugeot 508 HYbrid4 saloon

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SECTOR Upper Medium  PRICE €39,200 – €42,200  FUEL 3.6l/100km  CO2 95g/km While Citroën has launched its Hybrid4 diesel-electric drivetrain as a high-performance four-wheel-drive option in the executive-class DS5, Peugeot’s approach has been to highlight …

Kia cee’d

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SECTOR Lower Medium  PRICE €14,280 – €23,600 approx (ex taxes)  FUEL 3.70 – 5.5l/100km  CO2 97 – 145g/km Five years on from the launch of the original model and Kia brings us the second-generation …

Emerald Hybrid Van

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A low-emission hybrid delivery van designed specifically for fleets? That is part of the business plan from Intelligent Energy and Revolve Technologies, two UK-based companies that have led a consortium of development partners, with …

BMW ActiveHybrid5

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SECTOR Large executive  PRICE TBC  FUEL 44.1mpg  CO2 144g/km With Efficient Dynamics, BMW has stolen an advantage on its premium rivals with impressively low fuel consumption and emissions figures almost regardless of engine capacity …