MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV $47,490
This plug-in hybrid wagon has a lithium-ion battery with a claimed electric-only range of up to 52km. CO2 emissions are just 44g/km.
TOYOTA COROLLA HYBRID $30,000 (est)
Due for midyear launch, this uses the Prius’s drivetrain in a Corolla hatch. Will be a better deal if is under $30K.
VW GOLF 92TSI TRENDLINE $27,990
Base Golf wagon is a bargain and one of the best drives in the class. Its 1.4-litre turbo petrol drivetrain averages 5.4L/100km.