Fuel prices across the country are souring with some service stations asking more than £2 for a liter of petrol and diesel. And with the crisis showing no signs of slowing down, motorists could start thinking about alternatives to their fuel-powered vehicles.
According to the latest RAC Fuel Watch, British drivers now face an average cost of 182.16 pence per liter of petrol.
Prices are even higher for diesel, currently sitting at 188.82 pence per litre.
With that in mind, the experts at AutoTrader have revealed the best hybrid cars drivers should buy now if they want to save fuel but aren’t quite ready to go electric yet.
With the rise of the hybrid market, motorists could be spoiled for choice.
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Prices for the car start at £25,000.
AutoTrader’s expert review added: “Be warned though, you need to step up to the mid-range S Edition to get the larger infotainment screen, which makes all the difference in the value you feel you’re getting for the money spent. , and transform the experience in this car.
“For the cheapest running costs, opt for the E-Tech Hybrid version, which uses a version of the battery assist featured on the Clio E-Tech Hybrid.
“It helps with efficiency and CO2 figures, but not as much as some company drivers would like, so if you really want to save on in-kind benefits and other tax costs, you might be better off using Captur E-Tech, which is available as an add-on.
Hybrid car owners can still save considerable sums of money on fuel.
This is because a hybrid car uses its battery for short trips without consuming gasoline.
Another benefit of having a hybrid is the car’s ability to drive long distances without the driver worrying about running out of charge.
Ryan Fulthorpe, motoring expert at GoCompare, previously told Express.co.uk: “Hybrid vehicles offer motorists the flexibility of both a combustion engine and an electric vehicle, so you need to be a combination driver. short with long trips on the highway. , then hybrid vehicles may be for you.
“Hybrid vehicles are also cheaper to operate than a combustion engine, but the driving experience is not compromised.
“And in addition to the cost savings, you won’t be trying to Google the ‘nearest electric charging point,’ as hybrids have the functionality to charge their own batteries.”
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