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Top hybrid cars on the market

If you're in the market for a hybrid car, Car and Driver took a look at some of those on the market and picked one as an "Editor's Choice" as the top pick.

Check out the highlights of their list below.

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Car and Driver rated the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron with 3 stars, and per the site, the vehicle gets 86 miles to the gallon and has a suggested retail price of $38,825.

Chevrolet Volt

Car and Driver gave its Editor's Choice to the Chevy Volt; with a sticker price starting at $33,995 and holding a 43 city, 42 highway estimated gas mileage, the site also called the car "fun to drive."

Ford C-Max

Car and Driver gave 3 stars to the Ford C-Max, calling the car "comfortable and fun to drive," but also felt the EPA estimate of 44 miles per gallon were inflated.


Honda CR-Z

The Honda CR-Z is one of the more affordable hybrids available, starting at a suggested retail price of $21,130, but Car and Driver said "its performance doesn't match its adventurous styling."

Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai's new Ioniq will go on sale later this year with three models, a hybrid, an EV and a plug-in, according to Car and Driver, with the first two going on sale in late 2016.

Lexus CT 200h

Lexus' CT 200h got two stars from Car & Driver, and it uses the same hybrid powertrain as the Toyota Prius, with a more stylish interior with a suggested retail price of $32,200.

Toyota Prius

The mainstay of hybrid cars got a three-and-a-half star review from Car and Driver, with a suggested retail price of $25,035 and a 54/50 mpg estimate.

Toyota Prius C

The Prius C gets just a one-star rating from Car and Driver, with the publication calling the version less powerful and "uninspired."

Toyota Prius V

The station wagon version of the Prius, the V, earns three stars from Car and Driver, with the publication saying it could be the "ultimate utility vehicle," noting it has more space than some SUVs offer.