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Hybrid cars have been seen as the sexy new addition to the most-wanted-cars club in recent years. Hybrid cars are now becoming a mainstream choice beyond the environmentally conscious crew, because they feature great modern designs, cheaper fuel as well as helping the environment.
Admittedly one of the main attractions to driving an electric car is their tax friendly co2 emissions. If driving is part of your job description or you’re looking for a cost efficient company car this list of hybrids might be your best option for owning as well as leasing.
So before you make your decision, have a look at our best hybrid cars’ picks for 2017 and why we think these are 2017’s best:
This list is headed by none other than the masters of hybrid vehicles. Toyota has launched the fourth generation of the best-selling hybrid car. Toyota Prius has great driving dynamics, meaning that is not only efficient but also fun and smooth to ride with accurate, light and responsive steering. It ensures relaxed and noiseless driving at 36 mph on the electric motor as well as being more fuel efficient than ever before. The practical side does not beat the design with its striking interiors and futuristic exteriors.
Toyota Yaris Hybrid
If you are looking for the hybrid experience and the brand establishment of Toyota but you are not feeling the Prius prices look no further than the hybrid version of the classic Toyota Yaris. The small car dimensions make Yaris perfect for city driving and parking in tight spots. The efficiency of hybridism makes it one of the cheapest company cars with incredibly low CO2 emissions. It is a no-nonsense kind of choice with cheap running costs, efficient driving, small and easy parking, safety equipment and reliability.
Lexus CT 200h
If you’re looking for style as well efficiency, Lexus CT 200h is exactly what you need as it combines Prius’ powertrain technology with a slicker design that competes with other entry-level luxury cars. Fuel economy takes a central role for the Lexus CT 200h at 42 mpg so running costs stay low as well as it being the cheapest Lexus model. The lower initial and running costs however don’t compromise the great interiors’ design with Lexus’ signature soft leather seats showing the quality of this investment.
If you want the environment on your side but you don’t want to give up fun driving and performance, don’t worry, there is a car for you as well! The i8 is one of the best high performance hybrid sports cars in terms of efficiency, style and driving. It is a plug-in hybrid meaning that it has relatively cheap running costs. The 129bhp electric motor is accompanied by a 1.5 litre petrol engine; they both synchronize perfectly avoiding any awkward pause or noise. It is extremely quiet - showing the efficiency of the switch and ensuring relaxed driving, made smoother by light and precise steering.
Audi A3 e-torn
If you are looking for versatility and a combination of the best hybrid characteristics, look no further than the Audi A3 e-torn for your company car. It is a plug in hybrid meaning it has cheaper running costs as well as free road tax, benefit in kind tax payments and very low CO2 emissions. You can easily drive without fuel relying solely on the electric motor, however, a 1.4 litre petrol engine is also available. The plush interior and sleek exterior also create a luxury feel that shouldn’t be ignored.
Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid 2017
If you’re the kind of driver that wants to be ahead of the game, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the one for you. With a multiple clutch system, the fuel engine is used only when is needed it combines a 104-hp Atkinson-cycle with a 1.6-litre petrol engine and promises a 40% thermal efficiency. If this data is not enough, the fact that its appearance is not as futuristic as that of its competitors means that this is the perfect car for those who want a conservative yet sleek look.
The cost efficiency and environmental benefits of electric cars are becoming more and more relevant in modern life; however the practicality of hybrid cars lets you enjoy the benefits of electric without its limitations. The wide availability of fuel over-charging stations lets you enjoy the best of both worlds. Our list showed some of our varied picks for the best 2017 hybrid cars, in particular we picked a variety of different models to make sure they satisfied different needs. So whether you need a company car, a sports car, a compact city vehicle or a family friendly station wagon, there is a hybrid for everyone!
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