Best hybrid SUVs

Whether you're looking for a family hatchback, an SUV or a performance car, there's a hybrid to suit. We take a look at the top three models in each sector...

11 September 2019
Toyota RAV4


Its ride and handling may be ordinary, but the RAV4 is a large and practical SUV that comes very well equipped and benefits from Toyota's stellar reliability record. What's more, it makes plenty of financial sense if you're a company car driver, thanks to its low CO2 emissions.

2. Honda CR-V Hybrid AWD SR

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Honda CR-V 2019 front right tracking

Honda's latest CR-V offers excellent space for both passengers and luggage, and the hybrid version – which combines a 2.0-litre petrol engine with an electric motor – provides plenty of poke. It's also the most efficient and refined CR-V you can buy, which adds to its appeal as a family car.

1. Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription

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2018 Volvo XC90 T8

For the XC90 T8, Volvo has combined a supercharged and turbocharged 2.0-litre petrol engine with electric drive and plug-in technology for CO2 emissions of just 49g/km and a range of up to 28.6 miles on electric only power. At the same time, the T8 feels very luxurious and is one of the few hybrid SUVs with seven seats.