Best hybrid cars you don't have to plug in

Like the idea of a hybrid, but don't want to faff around with power cables at the end of every journey? Then these are the top 10 cars for you – and the models that look good on paper but are act...

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Steve Huntingford
17 October 2018

New Lexus LC vs Jaguar F-Type
Best hybrid cars you don't have to plug in

You can buy Lexus's flagship coupé with a V8 petrol engine, but it's the V6 hybrid version that's more in keeping with the brand's values – and the car's sci-fi looks. The LC is just as spectacular inside, oozing quality and craftsmanship, and more than 30mpg is possible in real-world conditions, without you even trying.

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6. Toyota C-HR 1.8 Hybrid

Best hybrid cars you don't have to plug in

Toyota's answer to family SUVs such as the Nissan Qashqai actually handles better in conventional 1.2-litre petrol form, but it's the hybrid modelthat makes far more financial sense, thanks to its tiny CO2 emissions.

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5. Honda CR-V Hybrid

Honda CR-V Hybrid front

There's no diesel version of the latest CR-V, so it's fortunate that its 2.0-litre petrol engine and electric motor combine to deliver diesel-like fuel economy. Add in steering that lets you place the car accurately on the road, a comfortable driving position and plenty of space in the rear, and the CR-V Hybrid is an attractive proposition.