What should we consider when looking at a used hybrid?

What should we consider when looking at a used hybrid? For example, will I be faced with the cost of replacing batteries or other expensive technology.

Do the 'risks' of used and the tax incentives for buying new, make a new car a more sensible option?

Asked on 8 January 2020 by bounce

Answered by Andrew Brady
I wouldn't be too concerned, the batteries are intended to last the lifespan of the car. I'd be much more comfortable buying a used hybrid than a second-hand diesel. That said, there are some excellent finance deals available on new cars at the moment so it might make sense to buy new.
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