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
16 April 2019

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4. Toyota Prius 1.8 VVTi

The latest Prius represents a significant step forward for the world’s best-selling hybrid car, both in terms of practicality and the way it drives, allowing it to compete directly with conventional rivals such as the Ford Focus and Vauxhall Astra. What's more, it's even more fuel-efficient than its predecessor.

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3. Honda CR-V Hybrid

Honda CR-V Hybrid driving

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.

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2. Hyundai Ioniq 1.6 GDi Hybrid

Best hybrid cars you don't have to plug in

The Hyundai Ioniq is an ideal hybrid choice, combining low running costs and a relatively low price with a reassuringly normal driving experience. It's also available as a plug-in hybrid, if you fancy a better electric range, or even as a fully electric car.

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