What new, small hybrid should I get to replace my Toyota Yaris?

I only do up to 2000 miles a year. A hybrid seems like a good option but I don't think I'll make it before April - am I right that then the road tax exemption ends? I want reliability and am petite so adjustments are needed to the driving position usually. I have a 2001 Toyota Yaris at the moment that has been good to me, just battery and suspension problems really in the past but I would like a tiny bit more oomph in the engine. I have wondered about the Yaris and Lexus hybrids. I was also wondering if the new MINI Countryman would be okay for me? Or would I find it too big compared to my current Yaris GLS 1.3?

Asked on 17 March 2017 by Winnie Perry

Answered by Honest John
A Yaris hybrid would make sense. If you bought a second hand one that had been registered before April 2017 then it would continue to qualify for free annual tax. Bought after 1 April and annual tax will be £140 a year. There was also a Honda Jazz Mk II hybrid that is only available secondhand.
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