Andy Pringle

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MINI Countryman
MINI Countryman hybrid review

The Countryman plug-in is not only cheap to run – particularly for business drivers – it’s desirable and good to drive, too

Toyota Prius+
Toyota Prius+ review

If you want a hybrid seven-seat MPV, the Toyota Prius+ is your only option, but it's now pretty outdated

Peugeot iON
Peugeot iOn (2010-2018) review

If all you want is an electric city car, a secondhand Peugeot iOn could fit the bill, but there are better alternatives

MINI Countryman
MINI Countryman hybrid range, MPG, CO2 & charging

The Countryman hybrid will do just over 30 miles of electric running and the petrol engine will return around 35mpg in varied driving

Lexus RC
Lexus RC 300h MPG & CO2 emissions

The Lexus RC 300h is a 'self-charging' hybrid, so there’s no need to plug it in. But its economy and emissions figures are nothing special

Lexus RC
Lexus RC 300h review

The Lexus RC 300h is an unusual prospect – a hybrid coupe - but it’s neither the best hybrid nor the best coupe

Range Rover PHEV running costs

The Range Rover PHEV can be amazingly cheap to run, for a Range Rover…

Range Rover Sport PHEV
Range Rover Sport PHEV running costs

If you can keep the batteries topped up and rarely travel more than 25 miles at once, the Range Rover Sport PHEV makes a lot of financial sense

Range Rover Sport PHEV range, MPG, CO2 & charging

The Range Rover Sport PHEV's 26-mile electric range is impressive, and the battery can be recharged in less than three hours

Range Rover Sport PHEV review

The Range Rover Sport PHEV has many of the strengths of the larger Range Rover PHEV, but is a fair bit cheaper to buy

Range Rover PHEV range, MPG, CO2 & charging

If you can regularly use the 25-mile electric range, the Range Rover PHEV can prove surprisingly cheap to run

Range Rover PHEV review

With its all-electric mode, the Range Rover PHEV is even more relaxing than conventionally powered models

Kia Niro PHEV
Kia Niro PHEV review

It's not the most inspiring car to drive, but the excellent fuel economy and a decent electric range make the Kia Niro PHEV worth a look

Ford Mondeo hybrid
Ford Mondeo Hybrid review

The Ford Mondeo Hybrid has been overtaken by more up-to-date rivals and will really only appeal to company-car users

Toyota Prius+
Toyota Prius+ reliability & safety

A five-year warranty shows confidence in the Toyota Prius+

Toyota Prius+ running costs

The Toyota Prius+ can work out exceptionally cheap to run – as long as you drive it in the right way

Toyota Prius+ MPG & CO2 emissions

The Toyota Prius+ isn’t especially economical, but it works best if you do lots of short journeys around town

Range Rover Sport PHEV interior & comfort

The Range Rover Sport PHEV is every bit as luxurious as you'd expect of a car from the company

Kia Niro PHEV
Kia Niro PHEV running costs

The Niro PHEV is one of the more expensive models in the Kia range, but will have very low running costs for some people

Kia Niro PHEV
Kia Niro PHEV engines, drive & performance

The Kia Niro PHEV is not the most engaging or quickest car of its type, but it's relaxing and relatively comfortable to drive