2017 Hybrid Cars Buyers Guide

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The automotive world is getting greener and hybrids are no longer boring cars for fringe buyers. Hybrids are now so mainstream that nearly every automaker now has a few in the market. Hybrids save drivers’ money at the pumps by combining an internal combustion engine with a large battery and electric motor. Here’s what’s happening in the hybrid world.

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What’s New for Hybrid Cars for 2017?

Of course, the Toyota Prius is still typically the first hybrid to come to mind, but new for 2017 is the Toyota Prius Prime model, which is a plug-in hybrid rated to get 55 mpg in the city.

The totally new Kia Optima Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid are now available, and the brand-new Kia Niro, the automaker’s first dedicated hybrid model that also happens to be a crossover, will also be available soon. Kia says the Niro should get 50 mpg, and plug-in version is also on the way.

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Hyundai also has a new entry into the hybrid market, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq, which has promised to get Prius-beating fuel economy. The Ioniq will eventually come as three models: a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid and a full electric car.

The Ford Fusion Hybrid and Nissan Rogue Hybrid have also been refreshed, the Chevrolet Bolt and Smart EV are finally ready, and the stunning Lexus LC can also come as a hybrid.

Even BMW is getting in on the hybrid action with its new line of iPerformance luxury cars that are plug-in hybrids. So far, the BMW X5, 7 Series, 5 Series, 3 Series, and 2 Series Active Tourer are available with iPerformance, in addition to the brand’s BMW i3 and i8.

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What’s Coming to Hybrids?

The new Tesla Model 3 should be on the way as well, and it will be cheaper than the rest of Tesla’s lineup and sized like a BMW 3 Series. Audi’s e-Tron lineup of plug-in hybrids is expected to grow, and Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz will also be focusing on alternative powertrains going forward, both having released interesting concepts for EVs. Jaguar is also working on a hybrid/electric crossover called the I-Pace, which should do battle with the Tesla Model X. It’s also rumored that an electrified Porsche 911 is coming and that more hybrid Ferraris are on the way.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq
2017 Hyundai Ioniq
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2017 Honda Clarity
2017 Honda Clarity
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2017 Toyota Prius c
2017 Toyota Prius c
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$20,150 - $24,965 48/43 mpg
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
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$22,200 - $27,500 55/54 mpg
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2017 Ford Fusion
2017 Ford Fusion
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$22,610 - $38,750 20/29 mpg
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2017 Kia Niro
2017 Kia Niro
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$22,890 - $29,650 46/40 mpg
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2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid
2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid
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$24,120 - $27,120 42/38 mpg
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2017 Toyota Prius
2017 Toyota Prius
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$24,685 - $30,015 54/50 mpg
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2017 Kia Optima Hybrid
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid
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$25,995 - $30,990 39/46 mpg
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2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
2017 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
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$26,000 - $30,100 38/43 mpg
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2017 Toyota Prius v
2017 Toyota Prius v
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$26,675 - $30,935 43/39 mpg
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2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
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$29,030 - $34,030 34/30 mpg
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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid
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$29,605 - $35,955 49/47 mpg
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2017 Chevrolet Bolt
2017 Chevrolet Bolt
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$30,000 N/A
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2017 Lexus CT
2017 Lexus CT
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$31,250 43/40 mpg
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2017 Lexus GS
2017 Lexus GS
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$46,310 - $68,680 19/26 mpg
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2017 INFINITI Q50 Hybrid
2017 INFINITI Q50 Hybrid
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$47,800 - $49,800 26/30 mpg
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2017 INFINITI QX60 Hybrid
2017 INFINITI QX60 Hybrid
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$52,100 - $53,500 25/27 mpg
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2017 INFINITI Q70 Hybrid
2017 INFINITI Q70 Hybrid
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$56,200 28/33 mpg
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2017 Acura NSX
2017 Acura NSX
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$156,000 21/22 mpg
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