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2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Fred Meier on Wed May 10 05:30:01 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Plug-in hybrids are growing up, at least on paper. Some newer models appear to be able to put a real dent in your gasoline habit as well as offer enough utility to be a family's first, or only, vehicle.… Read More

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Fred Meier on Wed May 10 05:30:01 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Plug-in hybrids are growing up, at least on paper. Some newer models appear to be able to put a real dent in your gasoline habit as well as offer enough utility to be a family's first, or only, vehicle.… Read More

Cars.com Finds Price a Hurdle for Green Cars

By Fred Meier on Fri Apr 21 12:50:15 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — On the eve of Earth Day, Cars.com data shows that greener driving comes at a price that will test your green commitment. Shoppers must be willing to pay substantially more money for almost all lower- or zero-emission vehicles… Read More

Cars.com Earth Day Data Finds Eco-Cars Struggling

By Fred Meier on Wed Apr 19 05:00:37 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — As the 47th Earth Day, the annual worldwide day to promote environmental themes, arrives April 22, eco-friendly vehicles are struggling in the U.S., according to analysis of shopping trends data by Cars.com. Related: Tesla Updates Price on Model S, Model… Read More

Top 10 Best MPG Bang for Your Buck

By Joe Wiesenfelder on Mon Apr 17 05:30:41 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Fuel prices remain quite low, which has cooled demand for efficient vehicles on economic grounds, but some shoppers remain interested in decreasing their carbon footprint. So in anticipation of Earth Day, we calculated not merely the most efficient… Read More

Video: These Cars Are Eco-Friendly and Economical

By Mike Hanley on Thu Mar 30 05:00:59 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — With all the trucks and SUVs flying off dealer lots, it's clear that the days of $4-a-gallon gas are just a distant memory for most drivers. Even so, there's no guarantee gas will stay cheap forever. If you're… Read More

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Vs. 2017 Toyota Prius: What You Get

By Brian Wong on Mon Mar 27 05:00:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The Toyota Prius has been the king of hybrids for as long as it's been around — no other car is as synonymous with hybrids and fuel economy. But a new contender is entering the fray, and it… Read More

2017 Toyota Prius: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Mar 09 08:00:26 GMT-06:00 2017

Editor's note: This Car Seat Check was written in May 2016 about the 2016 Toyota Prius. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2017, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of… Read More

10 Cars Slapped With the Ugly Stick

By Brian Normile on Mon Feb 27 06:00:05 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Ugly cars are everywhere these days. Their ugliness can distract you so much when you're behind your own wheel that by the time you realize it's a Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet, you've almost rear-ended it. The Murano CrossCabriolet isn't… Read More

And the 2017 Os-car Goes To...

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Feb 24 10:00:38 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — They say you are what you eat, but what you drive is just as much a part of you as that quinoa bowl or KFC Double Down. The car you choose — or perhaps the one that chooses… Read More

What's the Best Car for a First-Time Driver?

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Feb 16 06:00:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — First-time drivers often dream of fast, sleek sports cars. But really, that's about the worst choice you can make — whether you're the owner-to-be or, ahem, the bank. (That's the parents.) New drivers need safe, reliable transportation that… Read More