Ask Honest John

Most recently answered hybrids questions
What is the expected life span of current batteries used in hybrid cars? And what is the cost of a replacement?
I’d like to buy an automatic family car, with a budget of about £10,000. Is it possible to get a hybrid for this budget? I’m also interested in the highest possible safety rating. We’d mainly use the car...
How long is it before diesel cars are banned from towns and cities? I am 75 and need an automatic estate for my next car.
Are Ford intending to produce a Focus hybrid in the near future?
I'm looking at changing my diesel car for a plug-in hybrid or a self-charging hybrid. Could you explain the difference between the two systems and whether one is better than the other? I'm looking at a...
The Toyota Prius seems to be more susceptible to theft of its catalytic converter than most other vehicles. I have a Prius. The official Toyota theft prevention system is expensive and seems to be forever...
I'm considering buying a used hybrid Lexus (mainly CT and IS). I saw some with very high mileage (+150k) for sale. Is it safe to buy one like that? What kind of problems will a hybrid have with that kind...
I bought a 1.5 TSI VW Passat Estate GT in September and I'm very happy with the buy. I moved from a 2.0 TDI to the mid-sized petrol engine due to the overall MPG and power. This move was mainly down to...
Is It possible to buy a hybrid SUV that can tow a 2000kg caravan?
 

Value my car