Revealed: What Car? names the best electric cars you can buy

Britain’s best electric and plug-in hybrid cars named in first-ever What Car? Electric Car Awards, in association with Myenergi...

The UK’s best new electric (EV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars for every budget have been revealed at the inaugural What Car? Electric Car Awards, held in association with charging point provider Myenergi.Image 1 of 33

The Awards were launched following a surge in interest in electric cars online during lockdown. As restrictions eased in early July, 26% of What Car?’s audience said they were more inclined to buy an EV or PHEV as a result of the changed environment they were living in, while interest in the stories outlining the best electric and plug-in hybrid cars on sale today surged, out-performing other areas of the website.

The awards state the best car in each category, and we define electric as cars that are capable of running entirely on all electric power, so essentially entirely electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids. Let’s take a look: