Combining a surprisingly punchy and frugal engine with a perfectly usable amount of pure-electric driving range, the XC40 Plug-in Hybrid makes a very strong case for itself as a usable daily driver.
While Hyundai is clearly looking towards the future with its current Ioniq model and newly-established sub-brand of the same name, the current Plug-in Hybrid model is one version that still feels perfectly suited to today’s age.
While the Subaru XV feels a better fit for the company’s first hybrid drivetrain than the larger Forester, the inflated price and basic specification level still present issues for it to try to overcome.
While the regular Subaru Forester might be a great car that offers clever tech at a smart price, the newly-introduced Hybrid model struggles to justify the hefty price premium it charges.
We bring together the two most affordable electric cars in Australia to do battle and establish which budget EV is best.
Hyundai’s all-electric small SUV delivers enough range to silence the detractors and has fairly impressive performance and decent dynamics to boot, only helping its maker position itself as one of the leaders in the EV race.
There are plenty of reasons to like Nissan’s second-generation all-electric Leaf, from its smart looks to its impressive driving dynamics, but a lack of charging infrastructure here in Australia along with its limited range presents some big hurdles for it to jump over.
If you’re looking for the perfect A-to-B car, Toyota’s new Corolla sedan is exactly that, especially when it comes to the ultra-efficient and incredibly refined hybrid variant.
Hyundai’s recently-updated all-electric Ioniq, the cheapest EV in Australia, has been given a new look, better technology, and, most importantly, a bigger battery providing far more range than before and giving it yet another reason why you might want to seriously consider going electric with your next car.
As the latest Toyota Camry has tried to shed itself of a stale image, so too has the new Lexus ES that’s based on it, but has the model’s most forward design yet done the trick?