Like the sound of greener driving but don’t like the thought of range anxiety with fully electric vehicles? A hybrid vehicle could be the way forward for you and your family. Available across numerous makes and models, hybrid technology is now synonymous with quality - and you certainly don't compromise when buying second-hand either. Of course, with so much choice on the market, it's imperative that you know you're getting the right used hybrid car for your needs. To help you decide, SPOTiCAR has put together this helpful guide, to give you all the information needed to buy an approved second-hand hybrid.
Popular Hybrid Car Models
Whether you live in or travel through a low emission zone on your daily commute or are simply looking for ways to make your car journeys more environmentally friendly, some of the best used hybrid cars can be found here at SPOTiCAR. We source a complete range of second-hand hybrid cars to meet your needs, whether you are looking for something small and compact, a family hybrid, or something more specialised such as a hybrid van.
Toyota Yaris Hybrid - this hybrid offering from Toyota is a super-mini offering low-to-no emissions for clean urban driving. In many ways it is similar to its big cousin, the Prius, but has an improved battery and charging system which is perfectly suited to its small size. You can expect excellent fuel economy from this nippy little model, and can get almost 80mpg in real-world driving conditions.
Toyota Prius - no list on the best used hybrid cars would be complete without the original favourite: the Toyota Prius. A highly reliable used hybrid offering good fuel economy even with the older models, the Prius is still the most popular used hybrid in the UK and is great for urban driving, though some find it a little sluggish on the motorway. It is however highly dependable and offers a smooth drive. You can also find 7-seater models of these popular second-hand hybrid cars in addition to the standard 5-seater.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV - if you are looking for used hybrid cars for sale which give you a high and comfortable driving position then the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is one of the best options. The Outlander is one of the first plug-in hybrids available and offers an impressive 31 mile range without fuel which makes it a leader within the hybrid SUV class. The interior controls are very user-friendly and uncomplicated, so you will feel right at home the moment you get behind the wheel. This highly practical car offers plenty of substance, but it also looks great on the road too.
Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV - the Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEV is one of the most popular Kia’s models. In recent years, Kia have produced some aspirational vehicles which are much improved when compared to their much earlier cars, and the Optima Sportswagon is no different. It has cool, modern stylings which rival the good looks of pricier cars in its class, and has great performance to match. This hybrid estate car is highly practical and comes as a plug-in hybrid so you can use your at-home charging system and has a range of about 30 miles on pure EV.