Despite competing against all-electric cars, which are greener and gasoline-independent, hybrid vehicles still rank as the most popular and highly sold ‘clean’ cars, possessing both cost efficiency and the ability to take advantage of the immense gas station network. Through statistics from HybridCars.com, we have compiled a list of the overall best hybrids out there at the moment — and as we’ll see from the list, just because a new model is released it doesn’t mean its predecessor becomes obsolete.
20) 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid
The 2012 Ford (NYSE:F) Fusion has class-leading fuel economy enclosed in a widely acclaimed full-size sedan
The 2013 Toyota (NYSE:TM) Avalon is the first hybrid edition in the Avalon line and also features significantly different exterior and interior designs from previous models.
18) 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid
The 2013 edition didn’t need any additions or adjustments since 2012 keep up its reputation in the new year.
17) 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
With improved fuel economy from its predecessor, the 2012 Camry Hybrid runs like its all-fuel counterpart.
16) 2013 Honda Insight
Since its positive reception in 2012, the 2013 Honda (NYSE:HMC) Insight model marches on unchanged.
15) 2013 Toyota Prius V
Known as the extra comfy and spacious member of the Toyota Prius family — the “V” stands for versatility — the 2013 model features few updates since the 2012 model year.
14) 2013 Lexus CT 200h
The the most cost-effective model in the Lexus brand, and the best fuel efficiency in its class of hybrids.
13) 2012 Toyota Prius V
All the benefits of the classic Prius, plus extra comfort.
12) 2012 Lexus CT 200h
The only vehicle to combine luxury and extraordinary fuel efficiency.
11) 2012 Honda Insight
At an unbeatable price, the 2012 Honda Insight also includes one of the most fuel-efficient systems available.
10) 2011 Honda Civic Hybrid
Boasting 40 mpg on the highway and 43 mpg in the city, the 2011 Honda Civic’s competitive price will compel you to consider buying another.
9) 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid
With a new lithium iron battery, the Honda Civic Hybrid brings its EPA score from 41 mpg to 44 mpg, rating at 44 mpg in terms of both highway and city driving.
8) 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
The first of the Jetta line to be converted into a hybrid model, this edition features virtually zero emissions while staying true to its distinct VW lineage.
7) 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Aside from larger brake rotors and calipers, excellent insulation, and acoustic sideglass, the Lincoln MKZ also offers much better fuel efficiency than its 2012 predecessor.
6) 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Arguably the main competitor of the Toyota Prius Liftback and the Prius V, the C-Max boasts an enticing design and 54 more horsepower.
5) 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
The aesthetics contributed to the Fusion’s elegant design and composition have allowed it to fare exceptionally well in North American hybrid sales.
4) 2013 Toyota Prius C
The Prius C hasn’t needed any adjustments since 2012 in order to carry on successfully.
Given the success of the 2012 model, this Liftback’s design has remained unchanged and continues being the North American sales leader in eco-friendly vehicles.
2) 2012 Toyota Prius C
As an additional member of the Prius family, the C is showcased for its practical compact body and small frame.
1) 2012 Toyota Prius Liftback
The absolute best-seller and poster car for all hybrid mobility.
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