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New Plug-in Hybrid Car range Introducing the Plug-in Hybrid Car Range The best of electric and petrol combined

Find your New Plug-in Hybrid Car

Plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicles, as the name suggests, need to be plugged in to recharge the larger battery. This allows for a longer range of electric-only power, which in turn makes for even better fuel efficiency and lower emissions. Johnsons Cars is proud to offer a powerful range of PHEV vehicles, from the All-New Ford Kuga and new Hyundai IONIQ to the Toyota Prius and award-winning ŠKODA SUPERB iV.

Each of our plug-in hybrid options is available at a fantastic price, and our special offers are always being refreshed, so your dream vehicle could be closer than you think. Our specialist staff are also trained in the maintenance of electric and hybrid cars, which means we’ll be here to look after you and your vehicle during the length of your ownership. Visit the news section of our website if you’d like to learn more about the models available, or to keep up to date with all the latest advancements.

Take a look below to explore our model range and offers or visit your local Johnsons Cars to discuss your options with our friendly team.

How Plug-in Hybrid Cars work Plug-in Hybrids can work like a traditional combustion engine car, with a fuel tank and an engine. But they also feature a charging port, battery and a motor that can drive your car without the engine or in conjunction with the engine.
Fuel the car and Charge the car You can charge the battery at home with a 3-point plug or a home charging station, or charge it at a public charging point. Then like a traditional combustion engine car, you can fill the tank at a normal fuel station
Electric or fuel powered Drive the Car The battery can power the electric motor to get the wheels turning. If the motor isn’t powerful enough for higher speeds or faster acceleration the petrol engine kicks in to top up the performance. If you run out of juice, the petrol engine will power the car and charge the battery. The battery is also charged when braking.
Your car, your rules Choose your driving mode As standard, a plug-in hybrid will automatically decide whether the car should be running in electric-only mode, fuel-only mode or a combination or both depending on driving style and speed, remaining charge in the battery and the technology used in the car. You can set your own preference limiting your car to one of these settings. Some even have a performance setting which will combine the power of the engine and the motor together to deliver more torque.
Benefits of Plug-in Hybrid Cars From high levels of technology to reduced running cars, there's a lot to be excited about when it comes to Plug-in Hybrid cars
More Electric, Less Fuel Reduced running costs Thanks to not needing to addition of a battery and motor, you can save substantially on your fuel costs. For short journeys the car can run entirely on electric power and on longer journeys the car will need less fuel. Plus, Plug-in Hybrid cars benefit from reduced road tax and reduced company car tax.
Cleaner driving Reduced emissions The Electric motor doesn’t burn fuel which means when it is in electric mode it is not outputting any emissions, and when it is in hybrid mode it is outputting fewer emissions than a typical combustion engine.
Electric, without range anxiety Best of both worlds The battery and motor offer cleaner and cheaper driving, much like an electric car. Although plug-in hybrids typically have smaller batteries and motors than electric cars they are still normally sufficient for many journey and motorway driving. Unlike with an electric car, you have a fuel tank and a combustion engine for longer journeys or for when you need more power
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