There's an eco friendly car for all of your needs

Do you have a small family; the need for 7 seats or even the need to do some light off-roading, but think a hybrid or electric vehicle (EV) couldn’t meet your needs?

Well, it’s time to think again and check out just how many different hybrids or EV’s that are now available from Motorama.

If vehicle features are important to you, it’s worth knowing that most, if not all vehicles we feature have a wide array of standard safety and comfort features. These features would normally be an optional extra on any other car.

There’s a reason why Taxi operators, who travel close to 300,000km every year, tend to choose hybrid vehicles. They’re comfortable, super reliable, great for fuel efficiency and cost effective to own in the long term.

So let’s check out the wide array of eco friendly cars available:

Just for you: Mitsubishi i-MiEV

It’s small, fully electric and the first plug-in EV from Mitsubishi. After decades of experimentation, innovation and trials the i-MiEV will be able to take you 150km with a whole swag of safety and comfort features on tap.

Features available include 6 airbags, Bluetooth, iPod connectivity, air conditioning, GPS navigation, ABS, stability control, traction control, and electronic brakeforce distribution.

ADR Combined Fuel Economy: 0L/100km

See our Mitsubishi i-MiEV stock.

City skater: Toyota Prius C

If you like to get around the city or just want to be able to get to the shops and back, the hybrid Prius C is great. Even with just a 36-litre tank, the combustion engine and electric motor will give you a driving range of almost 900km off a single tank. Talk about impressive!

Features standard on the Prius C include keyless entry and push button start, reversing camera, electric power steering 7 airbags, and climate control. Also available is GPS navigation, and alloy wheels.

ADR Combined Fuel Economy: 3.9L/100km

See our Toyota Prius C stock.

Electrifyingly fun: Holden Volt

As a plug-in hybrid, the Holden Volt is designed to get you from A to B in style and whilst having a bucket load of fun on the way. With a range of 70km’s in pure electric mode, you can theoretically travel 25,000km every year and never need to use fuel!

If you do need a little extra range, the on board generator will boost your range to over 500km.

Standard features on the Holden Volt include: GPS navigation, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, forward collision alert, parking sensors, reversing camera, Bose audio system, keyless entry and push button start, auto headlights and wipers, and leather trim.

ADR Combined Fuel Economy: 1.2L/100km

See our Holden Volt stock at Moorooka or Springwood.

Boot space galore: Toyota Camry Hybrid

Is big boot space or rear legroom important to you? You won’t need to go any further than the Camry Hybrid. Even with the hybrid batteries, there is a huge amount of space in the boot for suitcases, the kids’ school bags and whatever else you might want to fit in there.

Features standard on the HL model include: dual zone climate control, reverse camera, alloy wheels, blind spot monitor, automatic high beam, JBL audio system, GPS navigation, leather accented interior, keyless entry, and push button start.

ADR Combined Fuel Economy: 5.2L/100km

See our Toyota Camry Hybrid stock.

The people mover: Toyota Prius V

Didn’t think that you could accommodate 7 people in a hybrid? Well, now you can with the 7 seat Prius V. Plus it has a little bit more style than most other people movers.

With fuel economy at just 4.4L/100km you’ll be able to get everyone where they need to with record low fuel bills.

Standard on the i-Tech Prius V: Pre-collision safety system, radar cruise control, intelligent park assist, panoramic roof, 7inch touch screen with GPS navigation, keyless entry and push button start, 7 airbags, head up display, rear privacy glass and more.

ADR Combined Fuel Economy: 4.4L/100km

See our Toyota Prius V stock.

The green adventurer: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

If you’ve ever wanted to tow a camper trailer and wind your way up and down the coast, but didn’t want to have to worry about the fuel costs the Outlander PHEV is just for you.

It’s a plug-in hybrid AWD SUV with a towing capacity of 1500kg, and a range of 80km on pure electric mode or over 400km when the generator is used.

Whilst also perfect for a family, this five seater is perfect for the adventurer. Standard on the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: 18inch alloy wheels, keyless entry and push button start, HID headlights, regenerative braking system, privacy glass, dual zone climate control, auto headlights and wipers, fog lamps and more. Also available: adaptive cruise control, power tailgate, leather seat facing, heated front seats.

ADR Combined Fuel Economy: 1.9L/100km

See our Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV stock.