Can you recommend a plug-in hybrid family car?

We're a family of 5 looking to replace our recently dead 'station car' with a hybrid - which my wife will use to take the children to school (30 mile round trip) and I will use our other car, a Nissan Qashqai+2, as the station car (5 mile trip). We also have a dog so this would need to be able to fit into the boot. Please can you recommend a plug-in hybrid option? We're very keen to only use the battery as much as possible and would recharge during the day. We've been looking at the Mitsubishi Outlander but are wondering if there are better options. Many thanks in advance.

Asked on 17 August 2020 by willcb12

Answered by Andrew Brady
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV used to be our plug-in hybrid of choice, but it's now a bit dated and there are better alternatives available. Have you considered a Skoda Superb iV? It's available as an estate, with a huge boot and an official electric range of up to 35 miles (around 20 might be more realistic, in our experience). Also consider the very similar Volkswagen Passat GTE.
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