The Ford Fusion Hybrid is a gasoline-electric hybrid with outstanding fuel economy and plenty of room for your family. The Fusion has many safety features that can help drivers maintain proper lane position (Lane Keeping System), adjust vehicle speed to changing traffic conditions through adaptive cruise control, and active park assist to make parking easier.
The Chevrolet Volt is a plug-in hybrid car that operates as a pure battery electric vehicle until its battery capacity is used and then it reverts to power from an internal combustion engine. The 2013/15 model Volt has an all-electric range of 38 miles, with a combined electric mode/gasoline-only rating of 62 mpg.
The Honda Insight is a hybrid electric vehicle currently in its third generation. The second-generation Insight Hybrid gets 43 mpg on the highway and the current model has a fuel economy upwards of 50 mpg. The 5-passanger hatchback design assists aerodynamics and reduces drag for improved fuel economy.
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For a practical and economical used hybrid, the Toyota Prius is tough to beat. It has lots of interior room and gets great gas mileage. Even as early at the 2014 model, the Prius excels in fuel economy, getting 51 mpg in the city and 48 mpg on the highways.
The Nissan Leaf is a compact five-door hatchback electric car. As an all-electric car, the Nissan Leaf produces no tailpipe pollution or greenhouse gas emissions when in operation. The range for the 2016 model year Leaf is 107 miles on a full battery charge. The Leaf was the world’s best-selling plug-in electric car in 2013 and 2014.