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2015 Honda Accord Hybrid

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The 2015 Honda Accord Hybrid wows critics with its responsive powertrain, exceptional fuel economy and spacious, high-quality interior. Read full review»

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Overall:8.8
Critics' Rating:9.2
Performance:8.3
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.1
Reliability: NA
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2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

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Auto writers say the 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid is a great midsize hybrid, with exceptional fuel economy, a quiet powertrain and a spacious cabin. Because it has the ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:8.3
Interior:8.1
Safety:9.2
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2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid

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The updated 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid charms the automotive press with a responsive powertrain, a roomy cabin and straightforward tech features. Read full review»

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Overall:8.5
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:7.6
Interior:7.6
Safety:9.3
Reliability: NA
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  • MSRP: $35,805 - $41,650
  • MPG: 40 City / 39 Hwy

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2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

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Test drivers agree that the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid offers great fuel economy and a comfortable, high-quality interior, though some say it isn’t the most fun-to-drive car ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:8.1
Performance:7.5
Interior:8.6
Safety:9.3
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2014 Toyota Prius V

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Although it isn’t the fastest or most nimble wagon on the market, reviewers say the 2014 Toyota Prius v outclasses other wagons with great fuel economy and ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:7.4
Interior:8.4
Safety:8.5
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2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

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Test drivers think the 2014 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has an impressive list of standard features and an attractive, high-quality interior, but they note that its rivals get ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.8
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.1
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2015 Chevrolet Volt

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Auto writers like the 2015 Chevrolet Volt’s strong electric powertrain, but they’re disappointed with its small cargo area and tight rear seats. Read full review»

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Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:8.2
Interior:6.5
Safety:9.1
Reliability: NA
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2015 Toyota Prius

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The Toyota Prius is a dull performer, according to critics, with lethargic acceleration and bland handling, but they like its excellent fuel economy and spacious cabin. Read full review»

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Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.8
Performance:7.2
Interior:7.0
Safety:8.5
Reliability: NA
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2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid

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The 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid has agile handling and plenty of passenger space, according to critics, but its appeal is diminished by a frustrating infotainment system and ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.9
Safety:8.5
Reliability: NA
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2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

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The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV distinguishes itself with a competitive price, peppy acceleration and a smooth ride, reviewers say, but a long charge time may make it ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:7.6
Interior:6.8
Safety:9.5
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2015 Nissan Leaf

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While some say it could use more highway passing power, the all-electric 2015 Nissan Leaf pleases critics with a spacious cabin and controlled handling. Read full review»

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Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:7.7
Interior:7.7
Safety:8.0
Reliability: NA
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2014 Toyota Prius c

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The 2014 Toyota Prius c offers class-leading fuel economy and reviewers praise its roomy cabin and low base price, but say rival cars offer sportier handling and ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:6.3
Interior:7.0
Safety:8.3
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2014 Ford Focus Electric

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If you’re ready to accept the range limitations and extra cost of an EV, test drivers say the 2014 Ford Focus Electric delivers strong acceleration and a ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:8.1
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.8
Safety:9.7
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2015 Ford Fusion Energi

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The 2015 Ford Fusion Energi has an attractive, well-built interior, but reviewers note that its high price, small trunk and frustrating infotainment system are difficult to overlook. Read full review»

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Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:7.9
Performance:7.2
Interior:7.2
Safety:9.4
Reliability: NA
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  • MSRP: $25,995 - $31,995
  • MPG: 36 City / 40 Hwy

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2014 Kia Optima Hybrid

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Though reviewers say that the 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid has a handsome, high-quality interior, they note that other hybrid sedans offer better fuel economy and smoother transitions ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:7.2
Interior:7.4
Safety:9.7
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2014 Honda Civic Hybrid

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The 2014 Honda Civic Hybrid gets great fuel economy and auto writers praise its spacious cabin, but say rivals simply stand out for their sporty performance. Read full review»

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:7.0
Performance:6.5
Interior:7.2
Safety:9.3
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2015 Ford C-Max Energi

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Though it has a tiny cargo hold, critics like the 2015 Ford C-Max Energi’s agile handling and roomy back seat. Read full review»

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.7
Interior:7.2
Safety:8.5
Reliability: NA
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2015 Honda CR-Z

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The 2015 Honda CR-Z is more nimble than most hybrids, but limited seating means that its cabin could be more practical, according to auto writers. Read full review»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.3
Interior:7.3
Safety:8.1
Reliability: NA
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  • MSRP: $29,990 - $34,905
  • MPG: 51 City / 49 Hwy

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2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In

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The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in gets excellent fuel economy, but auto writers point out that it is dull to drive and has a shorter all-electric range than ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.0
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.6
Interior:6.9
Safety:9.5
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