• Home
  • Advice
  • Brands
  • Partners
  • News
  • Reviews
  • Forum
  • New car ratings

Toyota dominates list of best-value hybrids

Stay up to date with the latest from The Car Expert

Latest articles

Cupra Formentor coupe SUV hits road

SEAT has released pictures of the new Cupra Formentor on the roads – in Formentor, Mallorca.

Motorists warned about buying used tyres

Motorists may be putting lives at risk buying used tyres, councils have warned, as an investigation found nearly half of part-worn tyres examined to be unsafe.

BMW 8 Series Convertible on sale at £83k

BMW has put its 8 Series Convertible on UK sale at prices starting from £83,295 – £7,000 more than the coupe that went on sale in December.

Electric MG ZS EV showcased at London Motor Show

MG’s first-ever electric car, the ZS EV, has been officially unveiled to the public at this week's London Motor and Tech Show.
 

If you want a new hybrid car that won’t plunge in value during its first year then the one to go for is the Toyota C-HR, according to a new study by automotive data researchers HPI.

In fact, Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus dominated the results between them, affirming the company’s long-standing commitment to hybrid cars as a viable alternative to diesels for car buyers.

The HPI analysis looked at hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles at one year old and 10,000 miles, and found the Toyota C-HR (£26,301 new) retains 84.5% of its value in that period and loses around £4,000. The Lexus NX (£38,976) comes a close second, holding 79.5% of its value and losing £8,038 over the same period.

Commenting on the study, Chris Plumb from HPI said: “While hybrids have grown in volume in recent years, they still remain relatively scarce in the used market compared to the traditional fuel types.

   

“As plug-in hybrid vehicles have not been widely adopted by fleets in any volumes, supply reaching the markets is patchy and demand exceeds supply. Buyers should avoid high mileage and poor condition examples as they are a turn-off to second-hand buyers. Finally, always make sure you pick a vehicle with a full service history.”

The list is completed by; the Toyota Prius+ (78.6%), Suzuki Ignis (78.3%), Toyota RAV4 (77.4%), Kia Niro (77.2%), Toyota Prius (76.6%), Lexus IS (74.4%) and Hyundai Ioniq (74.1%).

Lexus NX 300h hybrid

For the best independent and impartial car buying advice on the internet, always check with The Car Expert:

  • Subscribe to our newsletter for weekly tips and the latest offers from car manufacturers
  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to see our latest articles as soon as we publish them
  • Bookmark our site so you can check back regularly
Michael Dalton
Michael Daltonhttp://thevanexpert.co.uk
Michael graduated from university in 2016 with a degree in Human, Social, and Political Sciences. He contributes to both The Car Expert and The Van Expert.

The Car Expert Gold Partners

(click each logo to read more)

Toyota dominates list of best-value hybrids 1
Toyota dominates list of best-value hybrids 2
Toyota dominates list of best-value hybrids 3
Toyota dominates list of best-value hybrids 4

Latest articles

Cupra Formentor coupe SUV hits road

SEAT has released pictures of the new Cupra Formentor on the roads – in Formentor, Mallorca.

Motorists warned about buying used tyres

Motorists may be putting lives at risk buying used tyres, councils have warned, as an investigation found nearly half of part-worn tyres examined to be unsafe.

BMW 8 Series Convertible on sale at £83k

BMW has put its 8 Series Convertible on UK sale at prices starting from £83,295 – £7,000 more than the coupe that went on sale in December.

Electric MG ZS EV showcased at London Motor Show

MG’s first-ever electric car, the ZS EV, has been officially unveiled to the public at this week's London Motor and Tech Show.

Rejecting a car – your consumer rights

Have you bought a new or used car that is faulty or not fit for purpose? Read The Car Expert's comprehensive guide to your consumer rights when rejecting a car.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Be the first to know

Would you like to stay up to date with The Car Expert?