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Here are the best hybrid cars you can buy in the UK in 2023

The best cars that offer a better compromise for those with range anxiety issues...

Static shot of Lamborghini Revuelto on track
  1. BMW 3 Series 330e

    BMW 3 Series 330e

    “It’s a neat addition to the range and feels less like an after-thought than some rival PHEV versions of regular models. Ultimately, buying one will come down to your sort of commute.”

    Click here to read our full review of the BMW 3 Series 330e
     

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  2. Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300e

    Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300e

    “I got better than 80mpg (plus one battery charge) on a 100-mile trip around the Bedfordshire countryside including a substantial squirt down the M40.”

    Read our first drive of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class plug-in hybrid

  3. Skoda Superb iV

    Static shot of the Skoda Superb iV parked and charging

    “Do the sums, see if plug-in works for you because if it does, the Superb iV is Skoda playing to all its strengths.”

    Read our first drive of the Skoda Superb iV
     

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  4. Volvo XC90 Recharge

    Driving shot of the Volvo V90 Recharge

    “Like all plug-in Volvos these days, [the XC90] carries the Swedish firm's 'Recharge' badging. Starting at over £72,000, the combination of electric motor and engine brings power up to a mighty 385bhp, and 0-62mph in 5.4 seconds. Hot hatch territory, in other words. ”

    Click here to read the full review of the Volvo XC90
     

  5. Hyundai Tucson Hybrid

    Static shot of the Hyundai Tucson hybrid

    “This fourth-gen SUV proves how broad-shouldered Hyundai’s getting. The first Tucson was odd looking and not in an especially confident way, the two cars which followed it anonymous beyond belief, while this one is a real statement.”

    Click here to read the full review of the Hyundai Tucson hybrid
     

  6. Land Rover Defender P400e

    Driving shot of the Land Rover Defender p400e

    "The P400e is permanently in four-wheel drive mode whether you’re running on electric power alone, a bit of both or purely petrol power. It’s also unique in that all-electric drive can be combined with the low-range ratios, so off-road abilities should never be compromised."

    Click here to read the first drive of the Land Rover Defender P400e and here for the full review of the Defender 110

  7. Mini Countryman PHEV

    Static shot of the Mini Countryman Panamerican plug-in hybrid

    "As smooth as you’d expect. There are three drive settings – Sport, Mid and Green – which do exactly what they promise."

    Read our first drive of Mini Countryman PHEV

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  8. Ford Puma hybrid

    Static shot of the Ford Puma hybrid

    “It's an impressively rounded thing. The interior is cleverly versatile as well as nicely furnished.”

    Read our full review of the Ford Puma

  9. Peugeot 508 PSE SW Hybrid

    Driving shot in side profile of Peugeot 508 PSE SW hybrid

    “The ride comfort was superb and adaptive cruise control with active lane keeping assistance just worked. Combine that with a premium feeling cabin jam-packed with creature-comforts and there’s little to complain about.”

    Read our long term reports on the Peugeot 508 PSE SW hybrid

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  10. Lamborghini Revuelto

    Static shot of the Lamborghini Revuelto on track

    "Possibly the best Lambo since the Miura, Lamborghini’s first hybrid combines technology with drama to great effect."

    Read the full review of the Lamborghini Revuelto here

  11. Ferrari SF90

    Ferrari SF90

    "The significance of the SF90 cannot be over-stated. The LaFerrari was a toe in the hybrid waters. This is the running jump."

    Click here to read the full review of the Ferrari SF90 Stradale

  12. Dacia Jogger hybrid

    Driving shot of the Dacia Jogger hybrid

    "It's no sports car of course, but yes, the Jogger does drive well – and it’s really thanks to the effort that Dacia has put in to keeping weight down. It tips the scales at a frankly astonishing 1,200kg (the hybrid adds 180kg to that figure), which is light by any car’s standard let alone a seven-seat family wagon."

    Read our full review of the Dacia Jogger

  13. Honda Civic eHEV

    Driving shot of the Honda Civic eHEV

    “This is a well sorted, mature and very complete family hatchback, well kitted out and impressively refined.”

    Read our full review of the Honda Civic eHEV

  14. Cupra Formentor eHybrid

    Static shot of the Cupra Formentor eHybrid

    "Take it out of Cupra mode and tool about on battery power, and the Formentor immediately shapeshifts back into a Richard Curtis film, all warm, comforting and untaxing on your brain."

    Read our first drive of the Cupra Formentor eHybrid

  15. Lexus LC 500h

    Driving shot of Lexus LC 500

    “The LC500h is a spectacularly complicated hybrid harnessing V6 petrol and electrical power for devilish performance and virtuous fuel economy.”

    Read our full review of the Lexus LC

  16. Ferrari 296 GTB

    Static shot of Ferrari 296 GTB

    “A huge accomplishment. A successor to the legendary Dino. A genius bit of technical development. A warning shot across McLaren’s bows. Proof downsizing can improve the breed. Evidence that Ferrari has fully got its head around hybrid and electricity.”

    Read our full review of the Ferrari 296 GTB

  17. Range Rover P510e

    Driving shot of the Range Rover P510e

    “Futureproofing your luxury wheels to get you into zero-emission inner-city zones probably makes a good deal of sense. Range Rovers have always majored on soothing luxury rather than such uncouth phenomena as ‘handling’, so mooching around in EV mode feels like a very natural step for this car to have made.”

    Read our first drive of the Range Rover P510e

  18. Toyota Yaris Cross

    Static shot of the Toyota Yaris Cross

    "Despite its late arrival to the game, Toyota has played a decent hand here. The exterior is bold and different without being divisive."

    Read more on the Toyota Yaris Cross

  19. Seat Leon eHybrid

    Driving shot of the Seat Leon eHybrid

    “Despite a bit of extra weight, the Leon still handles well. Agile and light on its feet, if not as involving as a Ford Focus.”

    Click here to read our first drive of the Seat Leon eHybrid

  20. Citroen C5 X

    Static shot of the Citroen C5 X

    “Citroen is to be applauded for offering something a bit different, and we like how the C5 X quite overtly focuses on comfort, and does it well. There's also a plug-in hybrid, which does miracles for fuel economy on short trips, and BIK tax, and gives you lovely silent urban electric running.”

    Read our full review of the Citroen C5 X

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