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The one consumer decision most people make which impacts the greatest on the environment is the choice of car we drive.  
  Hybrid Cars offer drivers an innovative, efficient, and affordable option. After years of 'on the road' development, gas-electric hybrid cars have become a practical choice for consumers. The Toyota Prius, the most successful mass-market hybrid and the best-selling hybrid car, is now in its thirteenth year on the US market. Most automakers today are now following suit, with hybrid versions of popular models in planning stages or now in production.  


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A hybrid car features a small fuel-efficient gas engine combined with an electric motor that assists the engine when accelerating. The electric motor is powered by batteries that recharge automatically while you drive.

There are two types of gasoline-electric hybrid cars: the parallel hybrid and the series hybrid. In a parallel hybrid car, a gasoline engine and an electric motor work together to move the car forward, while in a series hybrid the gasoline engine either directly powers an electric motor that powers the vehicle or charges batteries that will power the motor.

Hybrid cars also gain efficiency from:

Smaller and more efficient engines.
Regenerative braking - the electric motor that drives the hybrid can also slow the car. In this mode, the electric motor acts as a generator and charges the batteries while the car is slowing down.
Periodic engine shut off - when a hybrid car is stopped in traffic, the engine is temporarily shut off. It restarts automatically when put back into gear.
Advanced aerodynamics - to reduce drag
Low-rolling resistance (LLR) tires
- narrow, stiffer tires have less drag
Lightweight materials - increases the efficiency of hybrid cars.

Hybrid cars cost more than their non-hybrid counterparts, but due to steady gains in technology, the hybrid price premium is coming down. New affordable hybrid sedans, and improved versions of existing hybrids, are expected to at least double hybrid market share in just five years, from about 2.5 percent in 2010 to 5 percent or higher by 2015.

A more recent development in hybrid technology is "plug-in" hybrid cars. These models offer the same benefits as hybrid cars, with the added benefit of being able to be plugged in to home electric outlets for recharging when the car is not in use. This extends the range for the"electric-only" driving mode, leading to increased mileage and fuel savings.


The hybrid cars listed here, and shown below, are now available in North America. There are also 'mild-hybrid' models which are not on this list due to their lower fuel economy ratings.

  Honda Civic Hybrid
Honda Accord Hybrid
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius V and C
Toyota Camry Hybrid

Kia Optima Hybrid
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Honda Insight Hybrid

Ford C-Max Hybrid
Ford Fusion Hybrid

Lexus 250h Hybrid
Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Lexus 450h Hybrid SUV

Toyota Avalon Hybrid
Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV
Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid SUV
*Ford Escape Hybrid SUV
*Saturn Vue Hybrid
*Saturn Aura Hybrid

*Chevy Malibu Hybrid
*Nissan Altima Hybrid
*
no longer being built
 
 


HYBRID CARS IN THE NEWS

2 Dec 2014 - Gas prices are falling but hybrid production is not
25 Nov 2014 - Cut through the hybrid hype: Here are the ones that will save you money
17 Nov 2014 - Hybrid vehicle momentum stalls
17 Oct 2014 - Drop in gas prices isn't affecting hybrid car sales
17 Oct 2014 - Hybrid cars to show healthy growth through the decade
2 Oct 2014 - Can supercars and hybrid motors save the car industry?
23 Sep 2014 - Mercedes announces it will begin making hybrid cars
10 Sep 2014 - 2015 Honda Accord hybrid vs Ford Fusion hybrid
8 Sep 2014 - City reconsiders hybrid vehicles
5 Sep 2014 - Upgrading to a hybrid. Does it pay off?

 
2014 Honda Civic Hybrid

4 door/5 seat sedan
Transmission: CVT automatic or manual
Mileage (city/highway combined)): 44 mpg
Range per fillup: 650 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $25,150
Honda Civic Hybrid
Features
Full climate control, Micron air filtration
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
New USB Audio Interface

Available: Satellite linked navigation w/ voice recognition

Dual-Stage Front and Dual Side Airbags
Anti-Theft Immobilizer
Available: Bluetooth HandsFreeLink®
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Indicator

Eco Assist fuel efficiency indicator
Specifications 
110-hp,8-Valve, SOHC, i-VTEC® 4-cylinder engine with Integrated Motor Assist IMA®
Drive-By-Wire™ Throttle System; Dual-point sequential ignition system
Electric Power Steering (EPS), variable-assist rack-and-pinion, Lithium-ion battery
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 12.3 gallons (46 liters) / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Power-assisted ventilated front disc/rear drum with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)

Tires: P185/70R14 LLR (low rolling-resistance) on 14" aluminum alloy wheels; All-Season Radials

 
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

4 door/5 seat sedan
Transmission: eCVT automatic
Mileage (city/highway): 50/45 mpg
Range per fillup: 790
2014 US Base Retail Price: $29,945
Honda Accord Hybrid
Features
LaneWatch™ blind spot display system
Rearview camera,
Expanded View Driver's Mirror
HondaLink™ cloud-based media and connectivity system
New USB/iPod® Audio Interface. SMS text message function

Available: Satellite linked navigation w/ voice recognition

LED daytime running lights
Pandora® compatibility,
Available: Bluetooth HandsFreeLink®
Dual-zone automatic climate control

Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning
Specifications 
2.0-litre, 16-valve, Atkinson cycle DOHC, i-VTEC® 4-cylinder, 141 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 122 lb-ft of torque.
Combined maximum 166 hp with 226 lb-ft. torque @ 4500rpm
Eco-Assist, Drive-By-Wire™ Throttle System; Electric power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering (EPS)
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 15.8 gallons / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Power-assisted, ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes with Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)

Tires: P225/50 R17 on 17-inch aero-style aluminum alloy wheels; All-Season Radials
 
2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

4 door/5 seat sedan
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Mileage (mpg): 36 city/ 40 hwy
Range per fillup: 500 miles
2013 US Base Retail Price:
$26,545
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Features
Single-zone automatic climate control
AM/FM/XM/6-CD changer/MP3 audio system with six speakers
BlueLink communication system for vehicle protection
Eco Level scoring system displays efficiency status
4.2-inch LCD provides hybrid system information

Back-up camera (Premium model)
Touch screen navigation with 7" hi-res screen (option)
Panoramic sunroof (Premium model)
Bluetooth with Voice Recognition (option)
Theft Deterrent System
Specifications 
2.4-liter inline-four with 166 horsepower and 154 pound-feet of torque
Electric traction motor rated at 40 horsepower,151 pound-feet torque. Combined 206 horsepower,193 pound-feet torque
Lithium-polymer battery (lighter than lithium-ion batteries)
Electric power-assisted rack and pinion steering, regenerative braking and a start-stop system for the gasoline engine
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 17.2 gallons (65 liters) / Regular Unleaded

17" Eco-Spoke alloy wheels; MacPherson-strut front suspension and multilink rear
 
2014 Kia Optima Hybrid

4 door/5 seat sedan
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Mileage (mpg): 36 city/ 40 hwy
Range per fillup (miles) : 600+
2014 US Base Retail Price: $32.050
Kia Optima Hybrid
Features
New front grille design, front LED lights
Voice-command, touchscreen radio control
Vehicle smart key; auto-dim rear view mirror
UVO infotainment system
iPod USB connectivity; Bluetooth


Automatic engine shut-off, restart
Hill holder control
Vehicle stability management system
Front dam air flap reduces wind resistance
Active eco-system regulates engine management

Specifications 
Theta 2.4-litre four-cylinder engine, with 40hp 270-volt electric motor
Front-wheel drive, 206 horsepower; 195 foot-pounds torque
Clutch packs enable the Optima to operate under electric-only, gasoline-only, or both
Lithium polymer battery pack
Aluminum alloy body, front and rear crumple zones, side-impact door beams, anti-lock braking system

LLR Tires: 215/60 R16 16" Lightweight Alloy; All-Season Radials

 
2014 Toyota Prius

4 door/5 seat sedan w/ liftback
Transmission: CVT automatic
Mileage (mpg): 51 city/ 48 hwy
Range per fillup: 570 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $24,200 - $30,005
Toyota Prius
Features
6.1" touch screen display w/ USB, Bluetooth, audio streaming
Traffic reports integrated with DVD-based navigation system
Voice-activated navigation; "text to speech"
Four-disc CD changer, MP3 CD support; 8 JBL speakers

Backup camera, adaptive cruise control

Available in 4 trim levels
Driver and front passenger Advanced Airbag System
Graphic display of steering wheel button settings
Intelligent Parking Assist
Heated/cooled seats: Solar roof option; Remote A/C
Specifications (North American model)
1.8-liter inline 4-cylinder with hybrid system; Horsepower: 134 (gas-electric combined)
Hybrid Synergy Drive system with two motor-generators that can power the car solely on electricity
Multi-point EFI with Electronic Throttle Control System with intelligence
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 11.9 gallons (46 liters) / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Power-assisted ventilated front disc/rear drum with standard Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Wheels:15-in. 6-spoke alloy wheels with P185/65R15 tires
 
2014 Toyota Prius V

4 door/5 seat midsize wagon
Transmission: CVT automatic
Mileage (mpg): 44/40
Range per fillup: 490 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $26,750 - $30.395
Toyota Prius V
Features
6.1" touch screen display w/ USB, Bluetooth, audio streaming
Traffic reports integrated with DVD-based navigation system
Voice-activated navigation; "text to speech"
Entune next-generation multi-media system

Backup camera, adaptive cruise control

Optional resin-plastic roof, w/ retractable sun shades
67.3 cu ft cargo space w/ rear seats down
Graphic display of steering wheel button settings
Satellite radio; Bluetooth phone interface
50% more interior space than standard Prius
Specifications
98 hp 1.8-liter inline 4-cylinder with 80hp electric motor; Horsepower: 134 (gas-electric combined)
Available in three trim levels, which Toyota dubs Prius V Two, Prius V Three, Prius V Five
Multi-point EFI with Electronic Throttle Control System with intelligence
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 11.9 gallons (46 liters) / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Power-assisted ventilated front disc/rear drum with standard Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Wheels:16-in. (with 17" option) 10-spoke alloy wheels with P185/65R15 tires
 
2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid

4 door/5 passenger MAV (multi activity hybrid)
Transmission: eCVT automatic
Mileage (mpg): 45/40 city/hwy
Range per fillup: up to 634 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $25,170 - $28.455
Ford C-Max Hybrid
Features
Dual-zone automatic temperature control
2 12-volt power outlets, 110-volt power point
SmartGauge instrument cluster with EcoGuide
6-disc in-dash CD, MP3-playback, Sirius Satellite Radio

Sync-equipped for voice-controlled audio

SecuriCode keyless entry pad, SecuriLock anti-theft
Reverse Sensing System
Speed-sensitive windshield wipers
Advancetrac with RSC®, all-speed traction control
SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
Specifications
2.0L Atkinson-Cycle I-4 Hybrid Engine , Permanent magnet AC motor , 188 total system horsepower
Horsepower (SAE net at rpm): 141 @ 6000 rpm (91 RON) ; Torque: 129 @ 4000 rpm (91 RON)
2014 model features gearing changes that result in a more efficient transmission drive ratio

Electric Power-Assisted Steering, All-Wheel Drive. AdvanceTrac® with RSC® (Roll Stability Control™)
Brakes: Power Front/Rear Disc, with Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) and Regenerative Braking System

Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 13.5 gallons / Regular Unleaded
Tires: P225/50VR17 all-season BSW tires, 17" aluminum wheels, Tire pressure monitoring system
 
2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

4 door/5 passenger midsize sedan
Transmission: eCVT automatic
Mileage (mpg): 47 city/hwy
Range per fillup: up to 700 in-town miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $27,280
Ford Fusion Hybrid
Features
Dual-zone automatic temperature control
2 12-volt power outlets, 110-volt power point
SmartGauge instrument cluster with EcoGuide
6-disc in-dash CD, MP3-playback, Sirius Satellite Radio

Sync-equipped for voice-controlled audio

SecuriCode keyless entry pad, SecuriLock anti-theft
Rear view camera; available Active Park Assist
BLIS Blind Spot Information System
Fold-down fold-flat front passenger seat
EasyFuel capless refuel filler system

Specifications 
2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder,118-horsepower AC electric motor
Horsepower (SAE net at rpm): 141 hp at 6,000 rpm; Torque: 136 @ 4500
Lithium-ion battery pack

Electric Power-Assisted Steering, All-Wheel Drive
4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes; AdvanceTrac (ESC) w/brake activated traction control

Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 17.5 gallons / Regular Unleaded
Tires: P225/50VR17 all-season BSW tires, 17" 15-spoke aluminum wheels, Tire pressure monitoring system
 
2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid

4 door/5 passenger midsize sedan
Transmission: CVT automatic
Mileage (mpg): 43 city/39 hwy/41 comb
Range per fillup: 585 miles
2015 US Base Retail Price: $26,790 - $29,980
Toyota Camry Hybrid
Features
8-way power driver’s seat including power lumbar
4.2-inch TFT multi information display
EV button for driving short distances on electric
Tire-pressure monitor system
JBL audio system with Bluetooth technology

Choice of LE, SE and XLE trims
PlasmaclusterTM ionizer cabin air purifier
“ECO” button limits HVAC energy consumption
Heated outside rear-view mirrors
GPS navigation unit (optional)
Specifications
Twin cam, 2.5L inline four-cylinder 2AZ-FXE Atkinson-cycle engine, which generates 156 hp at 5700rpm
Horsepower: 200 net (gas-electric combined)
Compact nickel-metal hydride battery pack allows for 13.1 cu. ft. trunk space
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist.
Brakes: Power-assisted ventilated 4-wheel disc brakes with standard Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Tires: LRR Michelin
17" All-Season Radials; Wheels: 17"aluminum alloy
 
2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

4 door/5 passenger compact sedan
Transmission: 7-speed auto shift
Mileage (mpg): 42/48 city/hwy
Range per fillup: 530
2014 US Base Retail Price: $25,560 - $31,895
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Features
Offered in four trim levels
Climatronic climate control
Premium touchscreen radio, Sirius satellite
LED taillights, rear lip spoiler
MDI audio interface with iPod connectivity, Bluetooth

Rear view camera (option)
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbag
Aero-composite halogen headlamps
Heated, folding outside rear-view mirrors
Audio theft deterrent
Specifications
1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to a 27-horsepower electric motor
Total system output: 170 horsepower, 184 pound-feet of torque
Lithium-ion battery pack
Seven-speed dual clutch gearbox
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 11.8 gallons / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Power-assisted ventilated 4-wheel disc brakes with standard Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Tires:
P195/65HR15.0 BSW AS tires; Wheels: 15"aluminum alloy, optional 16" and 17" wheels
 
2014 Honda Insight Hybrid

5 door hatchback/4.5 seat compact sedan
Transmission: 4-speed CVT automatic
Mileage (city/hwy): 41/44 mpg
Range per fillup: 585 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $18,725
Honda Insight Hybrid
Features
Paddle Shifters; Buetooth Hands Free Link
Steering wheel mounted Multi Information Display
Tire pressure monitoring system, EcoAssist system
Advanced rear visibility
Projector-beam halogen headlights w/chrome bezels

Outboard lower anchors & tethers for children
Air bags, dual-stage frontal and side-impact
Immobilizer theft deterrent system
Maintenance Minder system
Optional Satellite Navigation w/ Voice Recognition
Specifications
1.3L SOHC MPFI 8-valve i-VTEC I4 engine w/permanent-magnet electric motor. Integrated Motor Assist.
Horsepower (combined): 98hp with 128 ft. lb. torque
Steering: Rack-and-pinion with electric power assist
Drivetrain: Front Wheel Drive
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 10.6 gallons / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Power ventilated front disc/ rear drum brakes with 4-wheel ABS w/ electronic brake distribution (EBS)
Wheels: 15" steel; Tires: 185/60 low profile, all season, blackwall, LLR
 
2014 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid

4 door/5 seat SUV
Transmission: 2-speedCVT w/OD and auto-manual
Mileage (mpg): 32city/ 28hwy
Range per fillup: 450 - 530 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $46,410 (FWD), $47,810 (AWD)
Lexus RX  hybrid
Features
Dual-zone automatic climate control
Lexus 9-speaker sound system, 6-disk CD
Push-button start; Power tilt and slide moon roof
Transceiver to operate garage doors, lights
Part-time all-wheel drive (AWD)

Voice activated navigation system
XM Nav, Traffic, Weather; standard Bluetooth
Lexus Memory System for mirrors, seat, wheel
10 airbags
Adaptive lights, rear-view camera
Specifications
3.5-liter V6 engine w/ Atkinson Cycle valve timing; front and rear high-output,
permanent-magnet electric-drive motors
Available in FWD and AWD versions; Horsepower: 295 total system horsepower
Exhaust-heat recovery system that reduces engine warm-up time
Steering: Rack-and-pinion with electric power assist

Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 17.2 gallons (65 liters) / Regular Unleaded 87 octane
Brakes: Four-wheel power-assisted disc brakes with regenerative function
Wheels/Tires: 19-in alloy wheels with 235/55VR18 all-season tires
 
2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

4 door/5 seat midsize luxury sedan
Transmission: CVT automatic
Mileage (mpg): 45/city/ 45hwy/ 45combined
Range per fillup: 630 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $36,190

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Features
SYNC entertainment/communication system
SmartGauge with EcoDrive LCD instrumentation
Leather heated power driver and passenger seats
Satellite radio and dual-zone electronic climate control
8 airbags with knee airbags for both driver and passenger

LED Head and Tail lights, Adaptive Headlamps
Securilock ignition disable system
MyKey restricted driving system
Retractable panoramic roof
Push button Start and Shift
Specifications
2.0-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder,118-horsepower AC electric motor
Combined system rating of 188 horsepower and 129 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
Lithium-ion battery pack

Electric Power-Assisted Steering, All-Wheel Drive
Continuously Controlled Damping (CCD) adaptive suspension

Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 14 gallons / Regular Unleaded
Tires: 245/ 45VR18.0, 18" aluminum wheels, Tire pressure monitoring system
 
2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

4 door/5 seat full-size luxury sedan
Transmission: CVT automatic
Mileage (city/hwy): 40/39
Range per fillup: 580 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $31,340
Toyota Avalon Hybrid
Features
“Optitron” gauge cluster and large center console
Touch sensitive 7 inch display and pads
Newly standard backup camera
Tri-zone automatic climate control with rear controls
MP3 decoder, CD, AM/FM, steering wheel audio controls

Occupant sensing airbags
Power moonroof
Low tire pressure warning
Leather seats, heated front bucket seats
Xenon headlights with LEDs
Specifications
3.5-liter six-cylinder engine and permanent magnet AC synchronous electric motor
Horsepower: 268 net (gas-electric combined)
Compact nickel-metal hydride battery pack allows for 13.1 cu. ft. trunk space

Speed-sensing steering, paddle shifters
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 17.2 gallons (63 liters) / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Power-assisted ventilated 4-wheel disc brakes with standard Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)

Tires: 215/55VR17.0 BSW, 17 x 7.0 in. alloy wheels
 
2013 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

4 door/7 seat SUV
Transmission: 2-speed CVT w/OD
Mileage (city/hwy): 28/28
Range per fillup: 450 - 550 miles
2013 US Base Retail Price: $39,970 - $46,170
Toyota Highlander hybrid
Features
Power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade
Entune infotainment system
3.5" multi-function display w/ backup camera
AM/FM CD with MP3/WMA playback; XM radio
Driver and passenger Advanced Airbag System

CFC-free automatic digital climate control system
Color-keyed heated foldable power outside mirrors
4-Wheel Drive with intelligence (4WD-i) (optional)
HomeLink®5 universal transceiver
Bluetooth connectivity, USB port

Specifications
3.5-liter double overhead cam V6 gas motor
; torque @ rpm: 231 @ 5,800
Horsepower: 280 total system horsepower
Steering: Electronic power steering (EPS) - rack-and-pinion with power assist
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 17.2 gallons (65 liters) / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Electronically controlled braking system with ABS and electronic brake distribution
Wheels/Tires: 19-in. split 5-spoke aluminum alloy wheels with P245/55R19 all-season tires

 
2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

4 door/7 seat SUV
Transmission: Xtronic CVT
Mileage (city/hwy): 25/28 mpg
Range per fillup: 490 miles
2014 US Base Retail Price: $35,110
Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid SUV
Features
4 - camera "Around View Monitor"
Tri-Zone entertainment system with three screens (option)
Touch screen monitor
Heated steering wheel, heated and cooled seats
Intelligent Key lets you lock by tapping handle or hatch

Reclining third-row seats
79.8 cu ft cargo space when seats folded down
Under-floor storage area keeps valuables out of sight
Navigation system with voice guidance (option)
Bluetooth hands-free phone
Specifications
2.5-liter Inline 4 cylinder motor/15 kW electric motor
; torque 243 ft. lbs.
Horsepower: 250 total system horsepower. 3500 lb. towing capacity
Intelligent Dual Clutch System efficiently manages power from both the electric motor and the engine.
Traction Control System, Vehicle Dynamic Control
Fuel Capacity/Type Required: 19.5 gallons / Regular Unleaded
Brakes: Electronically controlled braking system with ABS and electronic brake distribution
Wheels/Tires: 18" x 7.5" aluminum-alloy wheels; P235/65R18 all-season tires
Hybrid Cars: Scheduled Releases

Automakers are now developing new hybrid car models at a rapid pace. Here's a look at hybrid cars under development, and 'best estimate' dates for availablity to the consumer market:
2012 releases:
  Ford C-Max Hybrid and Energi - the C-Max is a hybrid minivan and the Energi is a plug-in hybrid minivan
Toyota Prius Plug-in - a new plug-in version of the Prius
Toyota Prius C - a smaller Prius, a four-seater that looks a bit like Honda's CR-Z two-seater hybrid

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid - Ford's entry into the high-end hybrid market, competing with Lexus.
Toyota Avalon Hybrid - a hybrid version of Toyota's largest sedan
2013 scheduled releases:
  Chrysler 300 Hybrid - upscale full size town car with 8-speed automatic
Acura TLX Hybrid - compact sports car expected to be priced under $30,000
V60 Volvo Plug-in Hybrid - luxury crossover 'Eurowagon', world's first diesel-hybrid plug-in
BMW Active Hybrids 3 and 5 - midsize performance cars priced at about $50K and $60K respectively
VW Golf Hybrid and Passat Hybrid - compact and midsize hybrid versions of these popular VW models

Subaru Crosstrek XV Hybrid - compact SUV hybrid
Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid - full size SUV hybrid
2014 scheduled releases:
 

Honda Fit Hybrid - compact hybrid designed to compete with Toyota Prius C
Honda Accord Hybrid - hybrid version of the popular model expected to get 49 mph
Nissan Altima Hybrid - mid-size hybrid sedan expected late 2014 or early 2015
BMW i8 Plug-in Hybrid - compact, three-cylinder sports sedan expected to get up to 95 mpg

 
Hybrid Car Links

Electric Drive Transportation Association
Information about electric vehicles, events, emissions, environmental impacts and more.
FuelEconomy.gov - side by side comparisons
Related Pages

The Top 10 Fuel-efficient Cars of 2010 - According to the EPA's new ranking system for fuel-eficiency.
Plug-in Cars - The new models of plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) currently in development.
Fuel-Efficient Driving - You can boost the overall fuel-efficiency of your car as much as 30% by simple vehicle maintenance and attention to your style of driving.
Car Sharing - Get around town in a shared car, and save yourself the costs of car ownership.