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The demand for hybrid cars is ever-increasing and every car maker adding hybrid car category in their list of car models. In UK, the first week trends shows thousands of searches for hybrid cars on Yahoo alone.

We have compiled a list of some of the best and affordable hybrid cars available in the UK. However, there are other expensive options too, but these are worth considering.

Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius is the most selling hybrid car manufactured by Toyota starting from £21,845. It has a space of a family car and a fuel economy of a super-mini. You won’t find a quieter car than Toyota Prius, thanks to Hybrid Synergy Drive system.

Toyota Prius comes with automatic transmission that provides smooth and comfortable drive. You will find many Toyota Prius hybrids on the roads of UK. You won’t regret the decision of buying one because it is also a green car with minimal CO2 emissions, saving thousands on tax.

Toyota Prius hybrid

Toyota Auris

Toyota Auris got the stunning looks and proudly made in Britain from head to toe. Earth friendly car with CO2 emissions from 91g/km and low rate of tax on hybrid model. Toyota Auris Hybrid starts from £22,145. Toyota Auris is also available in 1.33 VVT-I petrol model, but people prefer to buy the 1.8 litre Hybrid version.

Toyota Auris Hybrid

Honda Insight Hybrid SE

Honda Insight Hybrid is a family car with low emissions. Earth friendly CO2 emissions of just 96g/km and fuel economy of 68.9mpg. You will save a lot on your tax yearly with Honda Insight Hybrid. The Econ system tells you about your driving and warns you when you break or accelerate aggressively. Starting price is lower than Toyota Prius and Auris with £20,475.

Honda Insight hybrid se

Lexus GS 450h

Lexus GS 450h is a powerful luxury hybrid starting at £45,495. It is for those looking for hybrid drive with full luxury in a car. It is not the greenest cars around with 141g/km, but it is fairly decent considering the class. It accelerates 0-62mph in just 5.9 seconds, which is good for a hybrid system. It is surely a distinctive car when compared with other vehicles on the road.

lexus gs 450h

Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4

Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 is a family car with diesel hybrid technology. Even the Peugeot marketing plan is to focus families for this car. Although, do not limit your buying decision because it has different driving modes sport and 4WD to provide subtle drive. Price starting at £24,845 that includes all the luxury features you can imagine. One of the greenest cars to drive with 88gg/km CO2 emissions and good savings on your wallet at the end of the year.

Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4

Honda CR-Z

Honda CR-Z is a sports hybrid starting at £21,125 that offers decent amount of features. It has three driving modes Sport, Normal and Econ. As compared to rivals not healthy stats for CO2 emissions with 116g/km. Fuel economy is decent with 56.5mpg official rating. It has an option of manual gearbox that is quite unique for a hybrid drive. Honda CR-Z GT offers better equipment and panoramic glass sunroof.


Lexus RX 450h

Lexus RX was the first luxury SUV and Lexus RX 450h contains all the class that you can desire. The sporty styling, aerodynamics, agile performance and outstanding fuel economy. Lexus RX 450h starts at £44,495 having all the luxury features. It offers best in class CO2 emission of just 145g/km saving you thousands of pounds yearly as compared to other luxury SUVs.

Lexus RX 450h

Honda Jazz Hybrid HE

You will be paying extra for Honda Jazz Hybrid. In return, you will get better drive than Honda Insight and current Honda Jazz. Honda made all possible efforts to cut the CO2 emissions to lowest with 104g/km. Body trim is slightly different than the regular Honda Jazz. Price starting at £17,150 that makes Honda Jazz one of the affordable Hybrid cars available.

Honda Jazz Hybrid HE

Toyota Yaris T3

Toyota Yaris Hybrid is a famous and affordable hybrid car available in market starting at just £15,495. It offers all the features that you can imagine. Some of the features include LED daytime running lights, Dual Zone climate controlled air conditioning, Eco-driving display, Vehicle stability control and 7 Airbags. It is also one of the safest hybrid cars to drive in UK.

Toyota Yaris hybrid T3

Lexus CT 200h

Lexus CT 200h is the first luxury hatchback with hybrid system. It is one of the greenest hybrids without compromising the performance of the vehicle. It is a mega saver for you saving thousands of pounds every year on tax. Thanks to the unique system that emits low CO2 emissions of just 82g/km with a fuel economy of 78.5mpg. Price starting at £20,995 and you can chose the FSport or Premier model for extra luxurious features.

Lexus CT 200h

Citroën DS5 DSign Hybrid4 200 Airdream

Citroen DS5 DSign Hybrid4 200 Airdream is not a highly recognized hybrid, but the diesel hybrid system offers decent performance and economy. It has amazing looks, stunning performance and low CO2 emissions of 85g/km. There are four driving modes Auto, ZEV, 4WD and the Sport with new driving sensation. Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mode lets you select the electric motor alone with maximum speed of 37mph. It is one of the must have hybrid cars in UK because of balance of everything. Prices starts from £28,030 and the standard model offers decent equipment too.

Citroën DS5 DSign Hybrid4 200 Airdream

This is our list of top 11 hybrid cars available in the UK. There is a long list of hybrid cars and these are some of the best performing hybrid cars exclusive list for eBest Cars. Please add your comments about your favourite hybrid cars in the comment section.


About the author: Ahmad Wali


Ahmad Wali is associated with automotive industry from past 4 years. Also the member of the Cars Edition Magazine and critique for latest car reviews. Apart from Automotive industry he is an Entrepreneur running blog network including UK eBest Cars. Say Hello on twitter


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