British automobile magazine made the TOP 10 ranking of the best hybrid vehicles of 2019. The new Toyota Corolla Hybrid tops the list.
Nowadays hybrid cars continue to be in demand, and the automakers keep on developing them and expanding choice.
For many motorists, a combination of an internal combustion engine and an electric motor is the good alternative to traditional ICE vehicles and especially to fully electric cars, which are still expensive and not suitable for everyone.
What Car? experts picked the best new hybrid cars on sale and the ones they do not recommend to choose.
Look and judge for yourself:
1. Toyota Corolla Hybrid
It is called the best modern hybrid car. Two modifications of different powers are offered. Toyota predicts that 90% Corolla buyers will choose a hybrid version. Boldly!
2. Hyundai Ioniq
Although the hybrids are a fairly new direction for Hyundai, the Korean manufacturer succeeded here. Practical, high-quality and economical car.
3. Volvo XC90 T8
The only seven-seat hybrid crossover, among other things, is the most powerful version of the Volvo XC90, and still has the same stylish interior and roomy trunk.
4. BMW 530e
One of the best cars in its class can be even more efficient and economical thanks to an electric motor. Professional drivers are fond of this car!
5. Honda CR-V Hybrid
Even with its standard tech, this popular crossover of Honda is a talented vehicle. An electric motor just makes it a little better.
6. Mercedes-Benz S560e
This luxury sedan proves that fuel efficiency is appropriate in any class. In the rest it is the same cool Mercedes, but with a small electric secret. The plug-in hybrid system allows charging the battery to travel 50 km in the electric-only mode. You can also use an electric motor for more dynamic acceleration.
7. Toyota Prius
The times when the Toyota Prius was the only series hybrid model left behind. But without it, this list is impossible. In each generation, the car evolves. The current generation is the most practical, economical and well-controllable.
8. BMW i8
It is the most exotic car in the ranking. Here, the combination of an internal combustion engine and an electric motor is more likely used for performance than for economy or сare about environment. Why not?
9. Toyota Yaris Hybrid
Another Toyota in the list of the best. A compact and relatively affordable hybrid is the best offering for a big city. The rich standard equipment is its additional plus.
10. Toyota C-HR Hybrid
The new compact crossover is not particularly practical, but it looks great and turns out to be a fairly economical vehicle. Experts consider this an advantage for corporate transport, but it is also good for personal use.
The worst hybrid models of 2019
Infiniti Q50 Hybrid
This car is focused on performance provided by an electric motor and an ICE. Total output of 359 hp is good, but experts suppose the move is tough and uncomfortable. Apparently, this has a strong influence on the overall impression.
Lexus CT 200h
This is a real long-liver that has been in production for almost nine years! Outdated components are not competitive today.