Diesel or Hybrid?

I have a Toyota Avensis 2.0 Diesel which is approaching 3 years old and 60,000 miles. I drive approximately 22,000 miles per year, including a daily commute of 36 miles each way mainly on single carriageway roads, for which I obtain 55.6mpg.

The diesel appears to be well suited for my requirements, but in view of the current political opinion against diesel I am considering other types of engine. In future years there may be less demand for diesel engines. Would a hybrid, such as a Toyota Prius, be suitable for my driving or would petrol be better? Are there any other considerations?

Asked on 27 December 2017 by Richard Burton

Answered by Honest John
Yes, plain hybrid Prius or Auris HSD. Not a plug-in. For your sort of mileage a hybrid will be more efficient.
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