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2013 Chevrolet Malibu Mid-Size Sedan

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

Now for 2013 Chevrolet Malibu scores yet another complete redo inside and out -- it uses a front-wheel-drive platform designed in Europe, wears a sleek aerodynamic shell and brings an expanded-width passenger compartment dressed with fine materials and top-quality switchgear. Read More »

2012 Ford Escape Hybrid Compact Crossover SUV

2012 Ford Escape Hybrid Compact Crossover SUV

Virtually silent at start-up with only the electric motor switching on, the Escape Hybrid leaps forward on command with help from the electric motor, which can propel the wagon up to 44 mph. When more power is needed, a generator cranks up the gasoline engine in only a fraction of a second. Read More »

2012 Toyota Prius v Mid-Size Hatchback

2012 Toyota Prius V Mid-Size Hybrid Hatchback

It teams a thrifty but conventional 1.8-liter four-cylinder Atkinson-cycle engine that sips gasoline with a pair of high-voltage and high-torque electric motors -- one to turn the front wheels and the other to work so many power accessories as well as crank up the four-pack engine and recharge a load of on-board batteries. Read More »

2012 Toyota Prius c Subcompact Hatchback

2012 Prius c subcompact hatcback

Aimed at young shoppers seeking a fuel-thrifty small car packing high-tech hybrid hardware, the new subcompact-size Prius c employs Toyota's proven Hybrid Synergy Drive (HSD) system and earns downright impressive fuel economy numbers of 53 mpg City/46 mpg Highway. The itsy-bitsy economy car provides room for up to five riders on comfortable seats with a pair of buckets in front of a bench for three and room at the rear for cargo due to the hatchback roofline. Read More »