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Hybrids

Lexus NX 300h Remote Touch Hits Sore Spot

By Joe Bruzek on December 21, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Lexus NX 300h is a uniquely shaped luxury SUV with its sharp angular grille and body panels that look as reflective to radar as a Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk "stealth... Read More
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Rated 84 MPG-E

By Joe Bruzek on November 30, 2016

CARS.COM — The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan's official EPA ratings surpass competitors as well as Chrysler's original fuel economy estimates. The segment's only plug-in hybrid miniva... Read More
NHTSA Mandates Noisemakers on Hybrids, EVs

By Fred Meier on November 15, 2016

CARS.COM — After years of discussion, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a rule requiring all new hybrid and electric vehicles be equipped with a recogni... Read More
Which 2016 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

By Rick Popely on November 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Ever wish you had a third hand to open the liftgate on your SUV because both your right and left are busy carrying grocery bags, a box or maybe a child? Related: Which 2017 ... Read More
2017 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid Review: First Drive

By Brian Wong on October 5, 2016

CARS.COM — We learned about the 2017 Toyota Highlander at the New York International Auto Show earlier this year, the updates of which touch most parts of the three-row, mid-size SUV, incl... Read More
Best Car Tech at the 2016 Paris Motor Show

By Nick Kurczewski on September 30, 2016

CARS.COM — From Porsche's completely re-engineered and hybrid-powered Panamera sedan to Volkswagen's first purpose-built electric vehicle, the I.D. Concept, the 2016 Paris Motor Sh... Read More
Recall Alert: 2016 Toyota Prius

By Tom Torbjornsen on September 14, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,600 model-year 2016 Toyota Prius hybrids The Problem: A component in the front passenger airbag assembly may have been improperly welded or mi... Read More
How Far Can a 2017 Ford Fusion Energi Go on Electricity Alone?

By Aaron Bragman on September 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Hybrid-electric vehicles are a curious creation. Hybrid systems boost the efficiency of the on-board internal combustion engine by augmenting it with a secondary power system: a... Read More
2017 Nissan Rogue, Rogue Hybrid: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on September 9, 2016

Competes with: Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 Looks like: The Rogue got Nissan's new grille Drivetrain: 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder (Rogue) or 176-hp (combined), 2.... Read More
Porsche Unveils 2018 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Plug-In

By Fred Meier on September 9, 2016

CARS.COM — Porsche says its new 2018 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid luxury sedan combines "sustainable mobility" with performance. But with a total gas-electric system output of 462 horsepo... Read More