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I want to buy a hybrid but they're being phased out in 2030. Should this stop me?

Up until last night, I was set upon selling my eight year old diesel Kia Sorento and going a bit greener by buying a one year old Toyota C-HR Dynamic Hybrid (approx £25,000 from main dealer). Two friends told me that this would be a bad move as "hybrids are to be phased out by 2030" and it's a much more sensible option to buy an adblue diesel. I've never heard of these and don't know if I should be dissuaded from buying the Toyota - which I fancy more because of its style. Can you please comment? Thanks.

Asked on 27 July 2020 by Nigel Epps

Answered by Andrew Brady
You should buy whichever engine currently suits your needs best. If you cover a lot of motorway miles (more than 12,000 a year), a diesel would be better. For lots of short journeys or more town driving, go for a hybrid.
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