First Drive review: 2016 Toyota Prius Excel


Originally the torchbearer for ecologically sensitive road use, the Toyota Prius is entering a phase of midlife ubiquity as the jobbing Uber operative’s chariot of choice.
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Volkswagen emissions scandal: guess who'll pick up...


Drivers face paying hundreds of pounds extra for new cars as the costs of tough environmental controls ushered in after the VW emissions
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Are fuel companies trying to shore up their profits...


Q. Fuel costs may have gone down but so has the efficiency of my Hyundai Santa Fe V6. I used to expect to get about 500 miles out of a tank of petrol;...
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How accurate are official mpg figures?


Q. I was put off buying a new Ford Mustang because of its poor fuel efficiency (26mpg combined), but my new Audi A5 cabriolet 1.8 TFSI is faring no...
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Car clinic: Which car makers are most realistic about...


Q. I’m looking for a new car, but I’m worried by media reports of the inaccuracy of official figures. Whom can I trust?
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Fuel sippers


DESPITE DEPRECIATION (the loss of a car's value as it ages) being the biggest single motoring cost, we are all obsessed with how much fuel our cars...