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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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  • Toyota RAV4 SUV (2019 onwards) Review

    Spacious SUV let down by unpolished hybrid powertrain

    Parkers rating: 3.6 out of 5 3.6
    New price: £29,635 - £38,285

    PROS

    • Low running costs
    • Impressive performance
    • Strong practicality
    • Level of standard safety kit

    CONS

    • Poor refinement from hybrid powerplant
    • Clunky infotainment system
    • No Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
    • So-so interior design
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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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  • 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: £30,190 - £33,390

    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

    • Strange driving position and lack of enthusiast appeal
    • Longer range, but still shorter than a tank of petrol
    • Unable to perform multiple rapid recharges on 40kW 
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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: £126,935 - £126,935

    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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  • Hyundai Kona Electric SUV (2018 onwards) Review

    The state-of-the-art of family electric cars

    Parkers rating: 4.7 out of 5 4.7
    New price: £30,750 - £38,645

    PROS

    • Electric versions have a long range
    • Standard 39kWh model nears 180 miles
    • Premium 64kWh model tops 279 miles with ease

    CONS

    • Cramped rear seats and small boot
    • More expensive than rivals on PCP
    • Funky styling isn't to everyone's taste
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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: £64,495 - £74,995

    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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  • 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: £32,410 - £41,460

    PROS

    • Smart, striking exterior design
    • Plush interior with plenty of kit
    • Great value PCP finance deals
    • Plug-in hybrid options should be on the way

    CONS

    • Boot comparatively small with seats down
    • Not the sharpest car to drive
    • D4 could feel more powerful
    • Ride slightly bobbly on 19-inch wheels
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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

    CONS

    • Only two engines – and no diesel
    • Not as practical as rivals
    • CVT auto not for everyone
    • Interior trimming very bold
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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: £38,320 - £60,670

    PROS

    • One of the safest vehicles around
    • Generous equipment levels
    • Comfortable with air suspension
    • Fantastic interior, excellent screen

    CONS

    • Not as fun to drive as rivals
    • Some of body roll in corners
    • Only two Isofix points
    • Running costs only average
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