Can you recommend a plug-in hybrid for us?

My wife and I are both in our 70s and we have two cars (a Renault Scenic and a Citroen C3) but we would like to go down to one. This will probably be our last car and we would like a plug-in hybrid as we both feel that an electric car would be too inflexible. We would like something no bigger (and preferably smaller) than the Scenic but reasonably high in order to make getting in and out of it easy. What would you recommend?

Asked on 29 July 2020 by Cavalier Man

Answered by Dan Powell
I'd be tempted to avoid the plug-in hybrid and choose a self-charging hybrid. The latter doesn't have any plugs or leads to worry about and you'll get a lot more for your money, as plug-hybrids tend to be quite expensive.

My recommendations would be:
Toyota Corolla Touring Sports estate 1.8 hybrid: www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar/toyota/corolla-touri.../
Or the C-HR crossover: www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar/toyota/c-hr-2016/
Lexus NX: www.honestjohn.co.uk/carbycar/lexus/nx-2014/

I'd also recommend looking at nearly new examples of the above cars, we there are lots of low-mileage 2020 and 2019 cars on the used market right now: www.honestjohn.co.uk/cars-for-sale/search/?age=1&a...0
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