8. Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Starting off with the most accessible Hybrid SUV on the market, the Mitsubishi Outlander is a big, green gadget-fest which starts from the very reasonable price of just £32,305. The Outlander PHEV has proven to be hugely popular since its inception. In fact, it was Europe’s best-selling plug-in hybrid in 2014 and 2015 when the model was fresh on the scene, and now there’s been a recent facelift to carry the new model even further into the future.
So what’s all the fuss about? Well, beneath the gloss-black chrome-clad front grille lies a wonderfully smooth petrol engine which, when mated to the electric motor, will return around 144 mpg. Then, inside the PHEV there is high-quality leather all over the interior which was purpose-built for family use. While the Mitsubishi brand might not have been the most ‘premium’ on the market in years gone by, the Outlander PHEV has certainly raised the brand-image to a point where it will soon be considered alongside the likes of Lexus in terms of Japanese luxury