Buying a new car - what would you recommend?

I'm thinking of changing my car over the next few months. I am interested in what you would recommend based on the following:

-I drive approx. 22,000 miles per anum, mostly on motorway.
-Usually on my own in the car, sometimes my wife, no kids.
-Car reliability, fuel economy, comfort, eco friendly are my priorities.

I currently drive a Toyota Avensis 2.0-litre diesel. I get it serviced twice yearly and it has never let me down. I would be happy to stay with Toyota but would be interested to see what you recommend. I am interested in electric or hybrid for environmental reasons.

Asked on 26 October 2016 by Paul

Answered by Honest John
Toyota now fits BMW diesels: 2.0 in the Avensis and 1.6 in the Auris. In my experience these should be more economical (I got 63mpg over 7000 miles in a 320dED). You could switch to the new Prius which may well be one of the most reliable cars in the World. No point in a plug-in for your sort of mileage. You'll get 50mpg and maybe 60+mpg.
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