This post was last updated on September 14th, 2013 at 11:37 pm
Now the world is entering the new era, and everything is moving old towards new technology. Similarly vehicle is now running on electric power as well as gasoline, which is considered to be a milestone in the automobile industry. These types of vehicles are hybrids. These vehicles are famous, especially when gas prices are high. These cars are run hundred percent on electric power. Hybrid cars are those which can run on both gas or electric power. We rank the car bases on its performance, reliability, price and MPG.
1: Toyota Prius c
This sedan hybrid car is available easily in $18,950. It is developed and manufactured by the Toyota Motor Corporation. According to the company, up to October 2012, there are 4.6 million hybrid cars are sold. The Prius has a 9.5 gallon fuel tank and 1.5L cylinder hybrid engine is available in four beautiful colors. Toyota Prius c is ranked by the EPA as the 2012 most fuel efficient. The body of the car is smaller with a wheelbase of 2,550 mm.
2: Honda Civic Hybrid
This civic hybrid from Honda Car Company, is available in the market in $24, 050. It has 13.2 gallon fuel tank and 1.5L 4-cylinder hybrid engine. It was first introduced in 2001. The civic hybrid engine has won the “International Engine of the year” award. It is famous for fuel consumption and the four door sedan has been given a coupe style with superb interior inside.
3: Lexus CT 200h
The beautiful hybrid electric vehicle is manufactured by Lexus. The retail price of this masterpiece is $29,120. The CT 200h has a 11.9 gallon fuel tank with 1.8L four cylinder hybrid engine that produces 134 horsepower. Safety features include vehicle stability control (VSC) with 8-standard air bags. Up to 2011 there are more than sixty thousand unit sales all over.
4: Honda Insight
Honda has been already famous in the world in producing fuel economic and environment friendly vehicles. Honda Insight is considered as the cheapest hybrid vehicle available in the market. Honda Insight is also another example of fuel consumption. It is a hybrid car that has a 10.6 gallon fuel tank and 1.3L four cylinder engine which produces 98 horsepower. It is completely assembled in Japan. Insight was introduced US market at a best price of just $18,880. This model has the record sale history as there are more than 20,000 units sold globally.
5: Toyota Camry Hybrid
This hybrid is at $25,900 only, the Camry has a 17.0 gallon fuel tank and a 2.5L 4-cylinder hybrid engine with 200 horsepower. The family sedan is available in beautiful colors. It was first introduced at the North American International Auto Show in 2006. The Camry has an elegant body shape with an extra – ordinary interior.
6: Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford Fusion Hybrid is a gas-hybrid sedan vehicle from Ford Motor Company. The company introduces this model in 2010. The price of this hybrid is $28,775 only in America. This model has 17.5 gallon fuel tank with the range of 717 mpg, 2.5L 4-cylinder hybrid engine. It has won many awards on the safety such as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety 2010. It is very economical regarding fuel consumption as it covers 36 miles per US gallon.
7: Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
This hybrid is also another masterpiece of Ford Motors. The MKZ hybrid has a 17.5 gallon fuel tank with 2.5L four-cylinder hybrid DOHC engine that produces 156 of horsepower. This version was introduced in the American market in 2010. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rated this version as the 2013 MKZ hybrid. Its exterior and interior is so beautiful only be available in the market at $34,755 only.
8: Mercedes ML 450 Hybrid
The new featured of this upgraded new model of M-class series is to include seven speed automatic transmission which is famous for fuel consumption. The 2013 model in now available for American market. This hybrid model has 275 horsepower, 3.5 liter V6 gasoline engine with addition two powerful electric motors. The main difference between this new hybrid with others is the grille and a hood which is slightly domed.
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