Top 20 Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles in 2024

As an environmentally friendly and efficient mode of transportation, plug-in hybrid vehicles are becoming increasingly popular among consumers. These vehicles combine the advantages of traditional gasoline engines and electric motors, providing ample power while significantly reducing fuel consumption and emissions. Here is a detailed introduction to some popular plug-in hybrid vehicles:

1.BYD Han DM-i

The BYD Han DM is the best plug-in hybrid model. As BYD's flagship model, the Han DM perfectly combines traditional luxury with modern luxury, providing a high-end luxury driving experience. The Han DM is equipped with advanced technologies such as blade batteries, the DM-i super hybrid system, DiSus-C intelligent electric control active suspension, and self-developed IGBT chips, representing BYD's highest level of technology. At the same time, the Han DM has successfully changed the perception of BYD as a low-end, budget brand, and more and more people are accepting domestically produced new energy vehicles.

BYD Han DM-i

2.Toyota RAV4 Prime

In terms of power, the new RAV4 Prime is equipped with a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated Atkinson cycle engine with a maximum power of 177Ps. It is combined with a front axle motor of 182Ps and a rear axle motor of 54Ps to form a plug-in hybrid system, providing a maximum power of up to 306Ps. It also has e-Four four-wheel drive system support. With such strong power configuration, the new RAV4 Prime can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 6 seconds, making it the second-fastest accelerating Toyota model on the market, second only to the sports car Supra. Moreover, the 18.1kWh battery can support a WLTP pure electric range of 65 kilometers, which is expected to exceed 80 kilometers when converted to the NEDC range commonly used in China. It is a performance-oriented SUV.

Toyota RAV4 Prime

3.BYD Tang DM

The BYD Tang DM is equipped with core technologies such as blade batteries and the DM-i super hybrid system. It has low operating costs, good ride comfort, strong off-road capabilities, and impressive power performance. The Tang DM adopts BYD's self-developed 2.0TI engine with the code-named BYD487ZQA. It also features BYD's third-generation DM technology, a new BSG motor, and a new rear axle drive motor. Its system can achieve a maximum power of 441kW, and its pure electric range can reach 80/100 kilometers, with a combined fuel consumption as low as 1.8/1.6 liters per 100 kilometers.



The BYD Qin PLUS DM-i has a low purchase threshold and is loved by consumers. It not only performs well in terms of fuel economy but also has comparable configurations, space, comfort, and power performance to similar level joint venture fuel vehicles. The Qin PLUS DM-i also has a unique dragon face exterior design and a brand halo, adding a lot of points to the model. In terms of specifications, the Qin PLUS DM-i has a zero to 100 kilometers per hour acceleration time of 7.3 seconds, a fuel consumption of 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers, and a comprehensive range of 1245 kilometers. In short, it is a highly cost-effective plug-in hybrid model.


5.BYD Destroyer 05

The BYD Destroyer 05 is similar to the BYD Qin PLUS DM-i but is more expensive, has a more youthful design, a more distinctive appearance, and a more technological feel in terms of configuration. The vehicle adopts BYD's proud DM-i plug-in hybrid technology, combined with two different power permanent magnet synchronous motors. It can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in as fast as 7.3 seconds and has a minimum fuel consumption of only 3.8 liters per 100 kilometers. In conclusion, the BYD Destroyer 05 is a vehicle loved by the younger generation.

BYD Destroyer 05

6.Geely Emgrand L PHEV

The Geely Emgrand L is the first mass-produced vehicle to be equipped with the Thunderbolt hybrid technology. Compared to its competitor, the BYD Qin PLUS DM-i, the Emgrand L Thunderbolt hybrid has a more stylish and sporty exterior design and a more exquisite interior. In terms of fuel consumption, the Thunderbolt hybrid system is comparable to the DM-i. The Emgrand L hybrid can maintain a real fuel consumption of around 4 liters per 100 kilometers, but its acceleration time of 6.9 seconds for 0 to 100 kilometers per hour outperforms the Qin PLUS DM-i. It's no wonder that this model has captured so many consumers in the fierce market competition.

Geely Emgrand L PHEV

7.Volvo XC60

The Volvo XC60 inherits the traditional design genes of the Volvo family while the designers have boldly innovated in the exterior design and created a unique interior design. It is also equipped with the world's first City Safety system, ensuring high safety standards. The new Volvo XC60 offers three powertrain options, including the T4/T5 models with low-power/high-power 2.0T engines, and the T8 plug-in hybrid model with a 2.0T engine and an electric motor. As the flagship model of the series, the XC60 T8 is equipped with a 2.0T twin-charged engine with a maximum power of 320Ps and a maximum torque of 400Nm.

Volvo XC60

8.BYD Song PLUS DM-i

As the best-selling model in the plug-in hybrid market, the BYD Song PLUS DM-i is the preferred choice for consumers due to its excellent fuel economy and comprehensive range. In terms of power, the DM-i model is equipped with a 1.5L efficient engine and a front-mounted electric motor, with a total power of 173kW. The battery capacity is available in three options: 12.9kWh, 18.3kWh, and 26.6kWh, corresponding to pure electric ranges of 71km, 110km, and 150km respectively. Overall, the BYD Song PLUS DM-i is a high-performance and fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid model.


9.Kia Niro

In terms of dimensions, the Kia Niro has a length, width, and height of 4355*1805*1545mm, with a wheelbase of 2700mm. In terms of power, the Kia Niro is equipped with a hybrid system consisting of a 1.6L Atkinson cycle engine and an electric motor. The 1.6L engine has a maximum power of 105Ps, and the electric motor has a maximum power of 43.5Ps. The hybrid system has a maximum combined power of 146Ps and a maximum torque of 264Nm. It is paired with a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission. Additionally, the vehicle will be equipped with a four-wheel drive system.

Kia Niro

10.Roewe ERX5

The Roewe ERX5 is an internet-connected plug-in hybrid SUV based on the SAIC SSA+ platform. It is equipped with SAIC's "Blue Core" and "Green Core" technologies and the Alibaba intelligent connectivity system. It has a 1.5T engine and a permanent magnet synchronous motor, forming a powertrain system with a 1.5T engine and dual motors. The ERX5 has a combined fuel consumption of 1.6L per 100 kilometers and an electric range of 60km in pure electric mode, with a maximum range of 650km. The ERX5's design is similar to the RX5, with the same position for the front grille and bumper, and a similar interior. It is equipped with a 12.3-inch full LCD virtual instrument panel, which can achieve real-time connectivity with the central control screen, adding a sense of technology.

Roewe ERX5

11.Volkswagen Magotan GTE

The Volkswagen Magotan GTE is a standard mid-size car with dimensions similar to the fuel-powered Magotan, measuring 4865*1832*1469mm in length, width, and height, with a wheelbase of 2871mm. It provides ample space while also presenting a sleek and harmonious visual effect. In terms of driving experience, its electric motor has a maximum power of 85kW and a system torque of 400N·m. It is paired with a 6-speed wet dual-clutch transmission, achieving an official acceleration of 7.7 seconds for 0 to 100 kilometers per hour, providing a lively and smooth start.

Volkswagen Magotan GTE

12.Volkswagen Passat GTE

The Volkswagen Passat GTE comes in sedan and wagon variants. It is equipped with a plug-in hybrid system consisting of a 1.4TSI gasoline engine (156Ps) and an electric motor (116Ps), with a combined maximum power of 218Ps. The 9.9kWh lithium battery provides a pure electric range of 50km, while the 50L gasoline tank and fully charged battery extend the total range to over 1000km. In terms of fuel consumption, the combined fuel consumption is 1.6-1.7 liters per 100 kilometers, with a low carbon dioxide emission of 45g/km. Overall, the Volkswagen Passat GTE is a high-performance and environmentally friendly plug-in hybrid model.

Volkswagen Passat GTE

13.BMW X5 xDrive45e

The all-new BMW X5 xDrive45e is a plug-in hybrid SUV equipped with a 25.7kWh battery pack. It has a combined output power of 389Ps and a pure electric range of 40 miles. It offers ample space, with spacious and comfortable front and middle seats, as well as abundant storage space in the cabin. It has excellent handling performance, with a stable chassis that handles high-speed corners and controls body roll with ease. The vehicle faithfully responds to steering wheel inputs, delivering a smooth ride even on various road surfaces.

BMW X5 xDrive45e

14.Roewe ei6 MAX

The Roewe ei6 MAX is equipped with the Zebra Zhixing VENUS vehicle system, which brings features such as "face recognition start" and AR-Driving lane-level navigation assistance. It is a compact family sedan designed for household use. Despite its focus on family use, it has more powerful performance than typical family cars. As a plug-in hybrid model, it boasts a maximum power of 224kW, delivering excellent power performance, with a combined fuel consumption of only 3.9 liters per 100 kilometers. Additionally, its comprehensive pure electric range of 70 kilometers surpasses its competitors in the same class. Overall, the Roewe ei6 MAX is a car that excels in all aspects and is worth considering.

15.Hyundai Tucson PHEV

As a revolutionary model, the Hyundai Tucson PHEV introduces various new elements and technological innovations, emphasizing high quality and high performance from practicality and comfort perspectives. It showcases these qualities in terms of engine power, interior and exterior design, spaciousness, and safety, embodying the concept of a "city SUV" that combines comfort, power, and perfect practical value. The Tucson is equipped with a 1.6T+7DCT powertrain combination and features such as EPB+AUTO HOLD, all-wheel drive 4WD, front MacPherson strut and rear multi-link suspension, and electric power steering system, providing users with a better driving experience.

Hyundai Tucson PHEV

16.Kia Sorento PHEV

In terms of appearance, the Kia Sorento features a square body with a simple and rugged body line, giving it a strong sense of power and muscularity. With dimensions of 4815*1900*1695mm and a wheelbase of 2815mm, it offers a spacious interior for an SUV. In terms of power, the all-new Kia Sorento offers different power systems, with the latest developed power system being a 2.5T turbocharged engine with a maximum power of 277kW, paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. It also adds a 1.6T hybrid power system with a maximum horsepower of 230Ps.

Kia Sorento PHEV

17.Peugeot 4008 PHEV

The Peugeot 4008EV adopts the design language of the fuel-powered models, with the biggest selling point being the first-time adoption of a four-wheel drive system and independent suspension on all four wheels. It is also equipped with three electric motors, providing a combined power output of 221kW and a combined torque of 250Nm. The Peugeot 4008EV has further improved its power performance, while featuring an attractive exterior, a reasonable interior space layout, smooth operation, and good ride comfort. Overall, the Peugeot 4008EV is a cost-effective and recommended off-road model.

Peugeot 4008 PHEV

18.Lexus NX

The plug-in hybrid version of the Lexus NX is equipped with a powertrain composed of a 2.5L naturally aspirated engine and an electric motor, with a combined maximum power of 242Ps and a pure electric range of up to 40 miles. At the same time, the E-CVT transmission ensures smooth power output and excellent fuel economy. The optimized charging and discharging power and fuel economy of the plug-in hybrid version meet the current market demand for environmental friendliness and efficiency.

Lexus NX

19.Benz E300de

The Mercedes-Benz E300de features a four-cylinder engine that delivers impressive performance. It also allows the choice between sedan or wagon versions, which is another advantage. Although the electric range is only 30 miles, considering it has only four cylinders, it operates quietly, smoothly, and precisely. The installation of Mercedes' hybrid battery takes up some trunk space, but it doesn't hinder the E300de from being an extremely practical car, especially in wagon form. It is also a smart, ideal, and efficient vehicle.

19.Benz E300de

20.Range Rover P550e

The Range Rover P550e plug-in hybrid is equipped with the latest generation of plug-in hybrid technology, which can be fully charged with a 7kW AC home charger and can reach 80% charge in one hour. The maximum horsepower can be increased to 550Ps, and it can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 4.9 seconds. It is equipped with a 3.0L 6-cylinder gasoline engine and a 160kW electric motor, supporting multiple driving modes. The all-new Range Rover Sport offers five off-road modes, three on-road modes, and can also be switched to automatic mode with a single click, making it easy to handle various terrains. Overall, it is a high-performance off-road vehicle.

Range Rover P550e