Best plug-in hybrid cars 2023

Plug-in hybrid cars can reduce fuel consumption to an absolute minimum, but which models are the best all-rounders and which ones should you avoid?...

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We all want the world to be a cleaner, greener place, but when it comes to plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), what's good for the planet can be good for your finances too.

By combining a small petrol engine with an electric motor and a battery that can be topped up via mains electricity, there's the potential to eke out incredible fuel economy, without suffering the range anxiety that often comes with fully electric cars.

It's no good if that means putting up with something that's badly compromised in other areas, though, so here we count down the top 10 plug-in-hybrid car models – and reveal the PHEV that's best to steer clear of.

And remember, if you decide that any of the cars on our list are right for your needs, you can potentially save thousands without the hassle of haggling by using our free New Car Buying service.

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