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Toyota Camry Hybrid Image
  • MSRP: $26,140 - $28,625
  • MPG: 43 City / 39 Hwy

#1
2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid

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Reviewers say the 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid has a spacious cabin, a refined powertrain and drives much like a gas-only car, which is high praise for a ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:7.9
Interior:7.2
Safety:9.0
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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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2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

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Extraordinary fuel economy, strong performance and a roomy, upscale interior impress reviewers who’ve driven the new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid. Read full review»

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:8.4
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.6
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2014 Toyota Prius

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Test drivers say that superb fuel economy, a comfortable ride and plenty of cargo space make the 2014 Toyota Prius an extremely practical hybrid car. Read full review»

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.9
Performance:7.4
Interior:7.0
Safety:9.0
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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:8.4
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:7.4
Interior:8.5
Safety:8.5
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2014 Chevrolet Volt

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Reviewers like the 2014 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid's useful electric-only driving range and composed driving dynamics. Because it has the best combination of positive reviews, price and long-term ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:8.3
Interior:6.4
Safety:9.3
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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 Ford C-Max Hybrid

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While it has a small cargo area and a frustrating optional infotainment system, reviewers say the 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid is fun to drive for a hybrid ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.7
Safety:9.0
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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:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.8
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.1
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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:8.0
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:6.3
Interior:7.0
Safety:8.3
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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»

U.S.News Scores
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»

U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:7.7
Interior:7.7
Safety:8.0
Reliability: NA
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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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  • MSRP: $25,560 - $31,895
  • MPG: 42 (Est) City / 48 (Est) Hwy

#13
2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

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Other hybrids may be cheaper, but the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid’s peppy turbocharged engine and sporty handling make it worth consideration for spirited drivers, test drivers say. Read full review»

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Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:8.4
Interior:7.7
Safety:8.8
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2014 Ford Fusion Energi

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Great fuel economy and a roomy, upscale cabin make the 2014 Ford Fusion Energi a compelling pick, test drivers say, but a high base price detracts from ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.8
Performance:7.0
Interior:7.0
Safety:9.4
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2014 Honda Accord Plug-in

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Test drivers say the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in’s top-notch fuel economy and roomy cabin will appeal to midsize car shoppers, but they agree that its high price ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.1
Safety:10.0
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2014 Honda CR-Z

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Auto writers say that while the 2014 Honda CR-Z is one of the sharpest-handling hybrids on the market, it’s far from a sports car and its two-seat ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.4
Interior:7.4
Safety:9.1
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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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2014 Ford C-Max Energi

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A spacious cabin, agile handling and strong acceleration make the 2014 Ford C-Max Energi an appealing pick, but test drivers say the much less expensive C-Max Hybrid ... Read full review»

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:7.6
Interior:7.2
Safety:8.5
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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:7.3
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.6
Interior:6.9
Safety:9.5
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2014 Honda Insight

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Though it costs less than other hybrids, test drivers say the 2014 Honda Insight is outshined by rivals offering more features, better fuel economy and more refined ... Read full review»

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Overall:6.9
Critics' Rating:6.3
Performance:6.8
Interior:6.8
Safety:9.7
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