8. 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
Mechanically similar to the Lexus ES 300h, the Toyota Avalon hybrid also has the Japanese automaker’s 2.5-liter hybrid powertrain with 200 hp and 156 lb-ft of torque. With a starting price of $32,150, the Avalon hybrid is more affordable than the Lexus. Fuel economy specifications on the Avalon hybrid are identical to the ES 300h with a 40-MPG city, 39-MPG highway rating. And just like the Lexus ES 350, the standard Avalon is rated to return 21 MPG in the city and 31 MPG on the highway.