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Hybrids

4 fast facts about the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid
4 fast facts about the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid

The police officers stopped where I was parked on the sidewalk in front of one of Chicago’s landmark attractions. I hustled to get one last picture of the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid, and told them I’d be on my way. “Is that the electric one?” One officer asked. I...Read More»

2015 Toyota Prius Liftback
Toyota expands recall for Prius hybrid system failures

Toyota is expanding a recall from 2018 on certain Prius models that can stall while driving, according to paperwork filed with the NHTSA last week. A transistor in the power module can fail when accelerating quickly and cause the hybrid system to shut down, which may cause the vehicle to stall and...Read More»

2021 Ford F-150
New 2021 Ford F-150 truck uploads as a tech-heavy hybrid ready for the next generation

The Ford F-150 pickup truck has been a lot of things to a whole lot of people in its nearly 40-year run as America’s best-selling vehicle. It’s been a work truck, a family vehicle, an off-road plaything, a recreational hauler, and a livelihood carrier, among so many other things. The...Read More»

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid vs. 2020 Honda CR-V
2020 Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, and Toyota RAV4 usher in new era of hybrid crossovers

For 2020, the best-selling cars in America come with hybrid options. The redesigned 2020 Ford Escape and refreshed 2020 Honda CR-V aim for the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, the best-selling non-truck in America that will also come as a plug-in hybrid for 2021. The cutthroat compact crossover segment...Read More»

2020 Toyota Corolla LE
2021 Toyota Corolla adds Android Auto compatibility, more safety gear

Toyota's venerable small car can always learn a few new tricks. When it arrives in dealers later this year, the 2021 Toyota Corolla will offer standard Android Auto and satellite radio compatibility, as well as more standard and available safety equipment, Toyota spokesman Zach Reed confirmed. Reed...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid  -  First Drve  -  Portland OR, April 2020
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid starts at $28,725, cheaper than Camry Hybrid

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid costs $28,725 in base Blue trim and reaches $36,275 in top Limited trim, the brand announced on Wednesday. The mid-size hybrid sedan is more expensive than the $26,575 Honda Accord Hybrid but cheaper than the $29,385 Toyota Camry Hybrid. The 2020 Sonata Hybrid ekes...Read More»

2021 Toyota Venza
2021 Toyota Venza and Sienna revealed: Hybrid power, all-wheel drive, coming this year

At least in some ways, it feels like 2010 all over again. The 2021 Toyota Venza crossover SUV and 2021 Toyota Sienna minivan were revealed Monday as mostly hybrid, all-wheel drive family vehicles. After a long absence and previous incarnation as a wagon, the Venza is reborn as a crossover SUV. The...Read More»

2020 Chrysler Pacifica
Review update: 2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid makes family life easier

The 2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Limited requires an open plug and an open mind. That is the main difference for owners between the gas-only Pacifica minivan—or any other three-row family vehicle—and the Pacifica Hybrid. The other difference is owners won’t need to plan a stop at...Read More»

2021 Toyota Prius 2020 Edition
Toyota Prius 2020 Edition celebrates hybrid's 20th birthday in US

Toyota is throwing the Prius a party for its 20th birthday in the U.S., and it will be a blacked-out affair. The 2021 Toyota Prius will be available in a special Prius 2020 Edition model with black inserts on the wheels, headlights, body sides, and side mirrors, the automaker announced Monday. You...Read More»

2021 BMW 330e
2021 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid sedan rated for up to 23 miles of electric range

The EPA this week released its ratings for the upcoming 2021 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid sedan and said the updated powertrain can manage up to 23 miles of all-electric range on a single charge. The 330e xDrive all-wheel-drive version is rated for up to 20 miles of electric range. The ratings are...Read More»

2020 Lexus ES 300h
Review update: The 2020 Lexus ES 300h shelters drivers in the right place

Long-distance journeys may have settled into your mind, in this time of sheltering in place. One day we'll be able to drive far, far away—and for that day your shopping list could start and begin with the 2020 Lexus ES 300h Ultra Luxury. If you can avoid the lure of a crossover SUV, the 2020...Read More»

2021 Honda Insight
2021 Honda Insight adds new available safety features, costs $23,885 to start

It'll be harder to sneak up on the 2021 Honda Insight when it arrives in dealers this week. The compact hybrid sedan adds to its roster of available safety equipment blind-spot monitors with rear cross-traffic alert, and a new red hue. The 2021 Insight will cost at least $23,885 to start, including...Read More»

2021 Hyundai Elantra
2021 Hyundai Elantra debuts: More tech, hybrid powertrain, roomier interior

The glitzy 2021 Hyundai Elantra compact sedan unveiled Tuesday in Hollywood, California, strayed further from its economy car roots and followed closer the star Sonata mid-size sedan that was unveiled last year. The updated Elantra, which is lower, longer, and wider than before, now measures more...Read More»

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid nabs Top Safety Pick award

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid joins the conventional CR-V in earning a 2020 Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS, the automaker announced Tuesday. The 2020 CR-V Hybrid earned top "Good" ratings in all six crash tests, and a "Superior" rating in front crash prevention with both other vehicles and...Read More»

2020 Acura MDX
2020 Honda Pilot vs. 2020 Acura MDX: Compare Crossovers

Pour one out for the old family van. Just pour it out of the back windows with the vents, would ya? A generation of children will never know church pews with seatbelts in the back of a tin-can van slowly petering across the U.S. Instead, they know crossover comfort with individualized climate...Read More»

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid
2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid gets 40 mpg city

The 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid will have EPA fuel-economy ratings of 40 mpg city, 35 highway, 38 combined when it arrives on dealer lots March 1, the automaker announced Thursday. The first hybrid version of Honda's best-selling model in the U.S. is a bit of disappointment. Three of the best-selling...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Sonata
2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is a 54-mpg green-tech highway machine

If you drive a lot on the highway and think mileage really matters, yet you’re still not ready to turn in your gas card for a charging-network app, the 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid might prove the perfect choice when it arrives in a few months. With the Sonata Hybrid’s debut at the 2020...Read More»

2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid in Limited trim
Toyota Avalon: Best Hybrid To Buy 2020

Believe it. It's not the Prius or the best-selling RAV4 Hybrid that does best what Toyota does best. It is the Toyota Avalon full-size sedan, prized by drivers who prefer life in the slow lane, that tops The Car Connection's rating at 7.0 out of 10 to make it the Best Hybrid To Buy 2020. Redesigned...Read More»

2020 Chrysler Pacifica
Chrysler Pacifica: Best Minivan To Buy 2020

The Chrysler Pacifica minivan does something better than every other vehicle on the planet, and we'll exchange words with you over that. Crossover SUVs can't match its flexibility. The new mid-engine Corvette doesn't come as a plug-in hybrid. Ferrari's newest supercars don't have infotainment as...Read More»

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