The best hybrid car in each class

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...

Almost one in four people who currently drive a diesel plan to switch to a hybrid or electric model when they next change their car, research by What Car? suggests.Image 1 of 13

And, while diesel power still makes a lot of sense for those doing big annual mileages, the lower fuel costs and environmental credentials of a hybrid or plug-in hybrid car mean that more people than ever before are choosing them. So, if you do decide to go down the hybrid route, what should you choose?

To help you decide, we've named our top three hybrids in a range of sectors, starting with family cars. And remember, if any of them take your fancy, our New Car Buying service could potentially save you thousands.