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Electric / Hybrid car reviews

Thinking of buying an electric car, or maybe a hybrid car? We have loads of electric car reviews to help you decide if electric avenue is the place to go. 

One of the biggest questions when thinking about buying an electric car is where are your nearest electric car charging stations. Our car reviews tell you what your electric car range is, so you can find out if you can reach your nearest charging station. 

If you’re looking for electric cars for sale, you’ve come to the right place. Read our electric car reviews and hybrid car reviews, including full performance figures, running costs, practicality, safety and handling statistics and options data. Browse photo galleries and research into potential problems using thousands of owners’ reviews.

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  • Tesla Roadster (2020 onwards) Review

    Incredible statistics, but we’ll remain sceptical until we drive it

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • Claimed to set new acceleration records
    • Theoretical electric range of 620 miles
    • Four seats and a removable hardtop

     


    CONS

    • Likely to cost over £150,000
    • Will it actually arrive on time..?
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  • Honda Clarity Saloon (2019 onwards) Review

    The Honda Clarity is an exciting glimpse into the future

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £0 - £0

    PROS

    • The new Honda Clarity feels very normal to drive
    • It has a longer range than the comparable Toyota Mirai
    • It's been set up for a comfortable ride

    CONS

    • You’ll have to wait – it’s not available to buy in the UK yet
    • It's a big car – that's good and bad...
    • ...and it's in no way exciting to drive
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  • Volvo V60 Estate (2018 onwards) Review

    Stylish, comfortable and spacious wagon satisfies heart and head

    Parkers rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    New price: £31,810 - £40,860

    PROS

    • Smart, striking exterior design
    • Plush interior with plenty of kit
    • Great value PCP finance at launch
    • Petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid options

    CONS

    • Boot comparatively small with seats down
    • Not the sharpest car to drive
    • D4 could feel more powerful
    • Ride slightly bobbly on 19-inch alloys
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  • Nissan Leaf Hatchback (2018 onwards) Review

    The go-to electric hatchback just got a whole lot better

    Parkers rating: 4.3 out of 5 4.3
    New price: £27,290 - £32,890

    PROS

    • Easy to drive, silent and refined
    • Intuitive and east-to-use e-pedal set-up
    • Boot larger than it was, and bigger than many hybrid rivals

    CONS

    • It’s not a driver’s car, thanks to lifeless steering
    • Longer range, but still shorter than a tank of petrol
    • No SUV version available yet – you need to wait until 2020
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  • Jaguar I-Pace SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    Jaguar’s first electric SUV takes aim at Tesla and out-drives it

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £63,495 - £81,495

    PROS

    • Claimed range of up to 298 miles
    • Rapid charge times, roomy interior
    • Impressive refinement, handling and performance

    CONS

    • Prices start at £63,495, so not cheap 
    • At 2.2 tonnes, it's a heavy car
    • Jaguar's reliability record unfortunately isn’t the best
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  • BMW i8 Roadster (2018 onwards) Review

    Hybrid supercar finally goes roofless

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    New price: £124,735 - £124,735

    PROS

    • Futuristic looks are even better roofless
    • Has an EV mode you’ll actually use
    • Sharpened handling and more precise steering

    CONS

    • Still not as quick as supercar rivals
    • Sound is largely fabricated
    • Majority of interior and exterior mostly identical to i8 Coupe
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  • Volvo XC60 SUV (2017 onwards) Review

    Quite possibly the safest, most family-friendly SUV around

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £37,770 - £59,770

    PROS

    • One of the safest vehicles around
    • Generous equipment levels
    • Comfortable with air suspension
    • Fantastic interior, excellent screen
    • Family-friendly and good value

    CONS

    • Not as fun to drive as best rivals
    • Quite a bit of body roll in the corners
    • Only two Isofix points
    • Some expensive options
    • Running costs only average
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  • Toyota C-HR SUV (2017 onwards) Review

    Toyota’s VW T-Roc challenger brings coupe style to crossover segment

    Parkers rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    New price: £21,880 - £30,765

    PROS

    • Hybrid efficiency
    • Concept car design
    • Engaging to drive
    • Comfortable and refined
    • Well equipped

    CONS

    • Only two engines – and no diesel
    • Not as practical as rivals
    • CVT auto not for everyone
    • Interior trimming very bold
    • May date quickly
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  • Tesla Model X SUV (2016 onwards) Review

    Capable, roomy and fast – a pioneering left-field electric SUV

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £80,405 - £135,705

    PROS

    • Zero exhaust emissions, silent running
    • Sports car acceleration, all-wheel drive
    • Quick charge times, growing network
    • Optionally available with seven seats

    CONS

    • Pronounced wind and tyre noise
    • Real-world range sub-200 miles
    • Lumpy ride quality
    • Average fit and finish
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