Range

Just because you need to do a fair chunk of miles between plugging into a charger doesn't mean you can't go electric. Even relatively humble electric cars such as the Renault Zoe can manage 250 miles between charges, while a Tesla can add 100 miles to that total. This means you'll be able to do long journeys and you'll need a break before the car does. It might also mean you can commute all week without needing to plug in, just getting a top up from a public charger at weekends. That could open up EV ownership to thousands of people who don't have access to off-street parking.

If that's still not enough range for you, then the other option is to plump for a PHEV. These allow you to drive on pure electric for a few miles and then have the back up of a combustion engine when the battery is flat. They're ideal for short-distance commuters who might need to do the occasional long trip. Which are our favourite electrified cars with the longest range? Check out our suggestions below.

Our favourites

BMW iX3

Mercedes S-Class PHEV

Citroen C5 Aircross PHEV

Lexus UX300e

Vauxhall Vivaro-e

MG 5 EV

DS3 Crossback E-Tense

LEVC VN5

Mini Countryman PHEV

Mercedes EQV

Honda Jazz

Jeep Renegade 4xe

Volkswagen ID.4

Renault Captur E-Tech PHEV

Ford Transit PHEV

Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid

BMW 330e

Audi Q5 55 TFSI e PHEV

Peugeot 508 Hybrid

Volvo XC40 Recharge PHEV

Ford Kuga PHEV

Hyundai Ioniq PHEV

Volkswagen Passat GTE

Polestar 2

Mercedes E-Class Hybrid

Tesla Model Y

Skoda Superb iV PHEV

Bentley Bentayga Hybrid

Range Rover Sport P400e

BMW X5 45e Hybrid

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Toyota Prius

Volvo XC40 Recharge

Renault Zoe

Peugeot e208

Mercedes EQC

Tesla Model S

Kia Soul EV

Jaguar I-Pace

Audi e-tron

Vauxhall Corsa-e

VW ID.3

Hyundai Kona Electric

Nissan Leaf

Porsche Taycan

Tesla Model 3

Kia eNiro

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