New hybrid cars are launching left, right and centre. Whether you want a large luxury SUV, such as the BMW X5 Plug-in Hybrid, or a nippy city car, such as the all-new Honda Jazz, our experts have reviewed the latest models to see which are worth your money.
Conventional petrol and diesel cars are on the wane. Manufacturers are now so confident in hybrid technology that the very latest models, such as the new Honda Jazz, are only available as hybrids. The new Jazz is even available with some extra SUV flair, in the guise of the Honda Jazz Crosstar.
Meanwhile, Hyundai has gone that little step further. You can buy the large hatchback Hyundai Ioniq as a full hybrid, plug-in hybrid or an all-electric vehicle.
If you've got your heart set on a smaller electric car, we've put the all-electric Renault Zoe through our expert, independent lab and road tests.
Plus, for those who like their cars a little more high octane, we've also reviewed the BMW M5 performance car.
There's no plugging in required. Simply fill up with petrol and electric energy is generated as you drive, using energy recovered while coasting or braking.
That's not all that's new. Fans of SUV appeal can now opt for the Honda Jazz Crosstar, which adds raised-height suspension, body cladding and roof rails.
Does adding hybrid power to a large luxury SUV work, or is it too much of a faff compared with getting a diesel?
Unlike official fuel tests, our real-world tests record plug-in hybrids with full, half-charged and empty batteries. This means you can use our results to see how much a car will actually cost you to run.
Last year the car received a minor facelift, updating the styling of the exterior panels and lights.
The hybrid model retains the funky styling and spacious interior of the conventional fuel model, while promising lower running costs and emissions.
The C-HR is clearly on a mission to prove hybrids can be exciting. This striking-looking small crossover SUV is aimed at those wanting both style and driver appeal.
It's another car only available as a full hybrid, after dropped its conventional petrol engine option when it gave the car a facelift in 2019. Now you can choose either a 1.8-litre petrol-hybrid or the new, more powerful 2.0-litre hybrid.
The update also aims to improve driving feel and comfort, and has tweaked exterior styling. There's a new multimedia system with an 8-inch touchscreen that supports Apple Carplay and Android Auto.
If you're able to install a wallbox charger at home, or you live in an area with a good charging network, why not consider a fully electric car?
Launched in 2019, this second-generation Renault Zoe promises a much-improved battery and major interior updates. Entry-level trim includes cruise control, automatic wipers and headlights, DAB radio, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.
For some, there's no beating a proper conventionally powered performance car. The original BMW M5 large super saloon quickly became an institution after it arrived in 1985, and this latest model has a 4.4-litre V8 petrol engine generating 625hp in 'Competition' spec.