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BMW ACTIVE HYBRID 3

PRICE: £40,560
0-62MPH: 5.3 secs
TOP SPEED: 155mph
CO2 G/KM: 139g/km
MPG COMBINED: 47.9mpg

The VERDICT:

DESIGN Four Stars
PERFORMANCE Four Stars
PRACTICALITY Three Stars
VALUE FOR MONEY Three Stars

VOLVO V60 PLUG-IN HYBRID

PRICE: £43,775
0-62MPH: 6.1 secs
TOP SPEED: 142mph
CO2 G/KM: 48g/km
MPG COMBINED: 155.2mpg

The VERDICT:

DESIGN Four Stars
PERFORMANCE Four Stars
PRACTICALITY Three Stars
VALUE FOR MONEY Three Stars

LEXUS IS 300H SE

PRICE: £29,495
0-62MPH: 8.3 secs
TOP SPEED: 124mph
CO2 G/KM: 99g/km
MPG COMBINED: 65.7mpg

The VERDICT:

DESIGN Four Stars
PERFORMANCE Three Stars
PRACTICALITY Four Stars
VALUE FOR MONEY Four Stars