By Jennifer Newman on July 13, 2012
When it comes to Toyota’s venerable Prius, the automaker has changed little about its gas-sipping hybrid, says Cars.com Family contributor Sara Lacey. The gas-electric hybrid has surprisingly good pickup on the highway, and it can easily fit a smaller family. The Prius gets an EPA-estimated 51/48 mpg city/highway, which will help any family’s budget, too.
Assistant Managing Editor Jennifer Newman is a certified car-seat technician. A mom of two, she owns a 2013 Subaru Outback crammed with sports gear. Email Jennifer