Posts Tagged test drive

2018 Volvo XC60 T8 Review: Performance And Green In One

Volvo’s bimodal crossover is fast and fascinating, but who’s it for? – Denver, Colorado With power, luxurious appointments, and technology to spare, the revised Volvo XC60 is a crossover that should offer a hearty challenge to the German competitors that really run this premium, plug-in hybrid segment. But the top-level…

1 month ago by Seyth Miersma 14

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV First Drive

Plug-in electric utility vehicles aren’t reserved for luxury buyers, starting now. – Catalina Island, California There is a small audience for Mitsubishi vehicles in the U.S. While sales have been increasing – the company has experienced 75 percent growth since 2012 – Mitsubishi is still small potatoes in these parts….

2 months ago by Sebastian Blanco 54

Porsche

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Test Drive Review

The newest plug-in Panamera is quicker, faster, and more fuel efficient than its non-hybrid progenitor. – Stuttgart, Germany Buying a plug-in hybrid does not mean giving up on driving excitement – in fact it might mean the opposite. We’ve already detailed the furious performance of the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid…

2 months ago by Jake Holmes 4

Plug-in hybrid EV

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Test Drive Review

Adding a plug and a cord makes this the best version of the Prius you can buy. – Cleveland, Ohio The plug-in hybrid Toyota Prius Prime has often been panned because its all-electric drive range is less than half that of the Chevrolet Volt. While the newly named Prime has…

2 months ago by John Neff 86

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz First Drive

It’s electric, it’s super cool, and it’s finally, actually happening. – Pebble Beach, California With a maximum speed of 25 miles per hour, the Volkswagen I.D. Buzz is one of the slower cars cruising 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week. Indeed, the lineup of cars trailing…

3 months ago by Steven Ewing 26

2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid Test Drive Review

2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Review: Now Available In Eco-Chic Caddy’s sleek upmarket offering goes green. – Los Angeles, California The top end of the luxury segment is increasingly flush with more efficient hybrid options, and Cadillac is joining the game with its own offering, the 2017 CT6 Plug-In. The hybrid…

7 months ago by Matthew Askari 16

2018 Hyundai Ioniq

2018 Hyundai IONIQ Plug-In Hybrid Test Drive Review

2018 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Prototype Review: Move Over, Prius Hyundai’s plug-in Ioniq does everything your Prius Prime can do, but better. – Superior Township, Michigan The Hyundai Ioniq isn’t just one car – it’s three, all with slightly different missions to capture the attention of eco-minded shoppers. Green car editor…

7 months ago by Steven Ewing 22

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Test Drive Review

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Review: The No-Fuss Gas-Saver The thriftiest version of an excellent minivan is still a great choice for hauling your family. – Detroit, Michigan Equipping a minivan with a plug-in hybrid powertrain makes all the sense in the world. After all, minivans often make short trips with…

7 months ago by Jake Holmes 60

Tesla

2017 Mercedes-Benz B250e Test Drive Review

2017 Mercedes-Benz B250e Review: The Mercedes Of EVs High driving satisfaction and luxury appointments, so-so battery range. – Budapest, Hungary Though it’s sold with a variety of engine options in other countries, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class is offered only with an electric powertrain in the U.S. Called the B250e, the battery-powered…

7 months ago by Jake Holmes 25