Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Top 10 Best Selling Hybrid Cars in the US (2013)

There are a number of hybrid vehicles that have flooded the marketplace in the last few years. The number of available hybrid brands in the US market has more than doubled since 2007. There were a total of 434,498 hybrid electric vehicles sold in the US in 2012. The EIA estimates that in 2010 there were about 9 million alternative fuel vehicles in the United States. According to Annual Energy Outlook 2013, in 2010 there were 1,890,265 Hybrid Gas/Diesel-Electric vehicles in the US. As reported in June, 2012 there were 2,180,000 hybrid cars in the US.

Toyota has consistently offered the most fuel efficient hybrid vehicles. As of 2009 Toyota had captured almost three quarters of the US hybrid market. Although Toyota now has considerably more competition, they remain the dominant force in US hybrid sales in the 2013 model year with two best selling hybrid cars and five cars in the top 10.

Here is hybridCars' 2013 list of the ten best selling hybrid cars in the US along with their fuel efficiency numbers and price tags:

1. 2013 Toyota Prius Liftback

50 MPG
$24,200 Now

2. 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid

41 MPG
$26,140

3. 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

47 MPG
$27,200

4. 2013 Toyota Prius C

50 MPG
$19,080

5. 2013 Ford C-MAX Hybrid

47 MPG
$25,200

6. 2013 Toyota Prius V

42 MPG
$26,650

7. 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

38 MPG
$30,550

8. 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

40 MPG
$35,555 Now

9. 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco

29 MPG
Hybrid $25,200

10. 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid

36 MPG
$25,700

© 2013, Richard Matthews. All rights reserved.

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