What's the best vehicle for use as a taxi?

I am looking to set up as a private hire driver but have very little knowledge when it comes to cars. Any recommendation please and the reasons why?

Asked on 20 June 2019 by Julie Howell

Answered by Andrew Brady
Assuming you'll regularly drive in urban areas, a hybrid like a Toyota Prius would be a good option. The Prius is very popular with private hire drivers because of its low running costs, practicality and reputation for reliability. Also consider the excellent new Toyota Corolla or the Hyundai Ioniq.
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