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GRJets
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Message Posted: Jan 3, 2012 11:30:11 AM

I was just wondering what do people think is the BEST Hybrid car?
I have a Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and Love it.
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Camry05
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Message Posted: Jan 8, 2014 11:39:29 PM

Prius
PAA64
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2014 12:24:12 AM

Prius
GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2013 10:04:10 AM

Mine is best.
Yours does *me* no good.
Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2013 8:18:50 AM

...they haven't made it yet.
Mummey
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2013 8:07:08 AM

Paid 15,000 for a 2007 Nissan Altima, get on average 34 mpg. Has changed my driving habits
MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2013 7:48:42 AM

Hands down, the Toyota Prius, but it is entirely too high.
OilerFan
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2013 7:34:19 AM

It's hard to qualify what "Best" means. Best means different things to different people, depending upon their emphasis on looks, price, durability, gas mileage, comfort, performance, trunk space, and other factors that people might value.
hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2013 12:40:46 AM

Prisis
FuelAGas
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 1:44:42 PM

Just did the Chicago Ford Challenge and was quite impressed with the C-Max Hybrid (they also have a Hybrid/plug-in version called the Energi). I was quite impressed with the mpg results, acceleration, power and mostly the interior room plus the fit & finish. To make things better "MADE IN THE USA". This may be my replacement vehicle....definately one to consider!
Bell30012
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 12:41:01 PM

The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid looks pretty good. It gets 45-47 mpg. I am thinking that my next hybrid will either be a Lincoln MKZ Hybrid or a Toyota Avalon Hybrid.
davisadm
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 11:54:04 AM

Honda
Worst: Volt
CactusBobs
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Message Posted: Jul 6, 2013 12:02:02 AM

Arnsaks said "Tesla.... actually fully electric, but still the best. "

How do you know ?
do you own one ?
if you do own one and you like it that's great and you have the rights to "crow" out loud of the joy you have owning a car you like so much .

if you don't own one .....why are you posting hear-say , others thoughts , press releases and corporate propaganda

the op asked what is the best hybird
i would hope the answers would be based on ownership , or at least a friends or co workers ownership

what is your answer based on ?
bikergirlss
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 9:39:41 PM

Toyota Prius
PassmyGas
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 4:49:02 AM

VW Turbo Diesel Hybrid!
Fannysue
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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2013 12:41:57 AM

I have a 2013 Lexus ES300H and I love it!
Arnsaks
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2013 8:17:17 PM

Tesla.... actually fully electric, but still the best.
DJRIO
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2013 7:31:57 PM

prius
MertieMan
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Message Posted: Jul 4, 2013 8:20:23 AM

Hands down, the Toyota Prius.
dassfg
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 9:42:08 AM

Volt
the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Jun 27, 2013 8:15:39 AM

The one someone else owns.
WhiskeyBurner
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2013 10:57:12 PM

Chevy Volt or Caddy ELR, hands down!
fkkf92
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Message Posted: Jun 26, 2013 11:20:15 AM

Toyota Prius
the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 8:21:18 AM

They're all back in the mainstream pack as far as I'm concerned.
Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 4:17:12 AM

Chevy Volt
davisadm
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 4:11:56 AM

Honda Insight
JoeKing
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 4:06:00 AM

Toyota Prius
5p33df73ak
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Message Posted: Mar 24, 2013 6:46:57 PM

2013 Ford Fusion Engeri
Houckster
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 10:20:28 PM

MWES writes: 2013 Ford Fusion hybrid I think is the best. I am getting easy over 45 mpg. Also a smooth riding car with lots of room inside.
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Does the car have enough power to keep up with expressway traffic when you've got 2-3 passengers?

[Edited by: Houckster at 3/12/2013 10:20:50 PM EST]
lin95688
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Message Posted: Mar 12, 2013 1:19:31 PM

Toyota Synergy Drive
Mr1lung
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2013 4:15:14 PM

Prius
MWES
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2013 2:53:22 PM

2013 Ford Fusion hybrid I think is the best. I am getting easy over 45 mpg. Also a smooth riding car with lots of room inside.
Muadib395
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Message Posted: Mar 11, 2013 12:39:36 PM

I know its not a car but I love my 2010 Highlander Hybrid. Get in the middle and upper 20's in city and 30+ on the highway. Only complaint is the price tag, otherwise been a great vehicle
Z12
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2013 9:43:47 PM

Ford Fusion
E-Squirrel
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 6:50:04 PM

Its easy to have one's own personal opinion on things. In the opinion of people who actually put down their own money to buy a car, instead of just providing "armchair opinions", it appears to be the Toyota Prius, which while not the first one on the market, has been on the market continuously, longer than the others.

As more manufacturers begin to sell hybrid models, some other very good ones are sure to begin selling in quantity.

Here in Orange County, California, the Prius is extremely popular; you see them everywhere.

[Edited by: E-Squirrel at 3/8/2013 6:50:20 PM EST]
chipote
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 3:18:41 AM

Prius
area_51
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 8:16:37 PM

Volt.
streetirsx
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 7:21:55 PM

Ford Fusion Hybrid
davisadm
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 5:12:05 PM

Honda
dvc2
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 12:09:03 PM

Prius
metalhat73
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 10:46:44 AM

I have an 11' Insight base and am very happy with it. Most affordable car I ever owned. 83k on her and problem free. Never been in another hybrid so wouldn't know if it was the BEST hybrid car. :(
manaknight14
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 8:44:52 AM

hyeglenn: Tesla doesn't make hybrids. ;)
hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:36:17 PM

Tesla S.
hyeglenn
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 9:36:16 PM

Tesla S.
Z12
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 9:53:10 PM

Ford Fusion
chipote
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 3:55:48 AM

Yaris
Z12
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 9:11:15 PM

Ford Fusion
rkpatt
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 5:13:18 PM

Prius. Well proven and reliable.
Better yet bring those high mpg euro diesels to the USA.
GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 3:30:11 PM

Mine.
Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:11:51 AM

chevy volt.
PaylessKY
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 2:03:07 PM

The Hyundai Sonata would get my vote if I were to buy a hybrid. I currently own a 2008 Hyundai Sonata.
drydem
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 8:23:51 AM

best value - prius liftback ( beats Honda Civic Hybrid in
fuel efficiencyt/reliability)
station wagon - prius v ( beats Ford C-max hybrid on fuel efficiency and
cargo space)
city - prius c (beats Honda insight in fuel efficiency)
luxury highway - tie: Hyundai Sonata hybrid or for Fusion hybrid
(beats Toyota Camry hybrid in luxury and ergonomics)
suv /truck - no clear winner
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