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2018 Kia Niro Burns Toyota Prius in IIHS Crash Tests (Well, Sorta)

By Fred Meier on June 18, 2018

Getting high fuel economy in a small hatchback doesn't mean you have to give up safety. The 2018 Kia Niro hybrid small wagon — with key extra-cost equipment — has earned top scor... Read More
What's the Difference Between a Hybrid and a Plug-In Hybrid?

By Jim Travers on May 23, 2018

The difference between a plug-in hybrid vehicle and a conventional hybrid is quite simple: The former can be connected to an outside electrical source for charging its battery, and the latter ca... Read More
2018 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Aaron Bragman on April 6, 2018

Hyundai's Ioniq popped onto the scene to challenge the Toyota Prius right at a time when people began losing interest in cars versus crossovers, and hybrids in general. When it goes fender-t... Read More
Eat Your Heart Out, Sammy Hagar: 2019 Honda Insight Can Drive 55 ... MPG

By Fred Meier on March 27, 2018

The 2019 Honda Insight Competes with: Toyota Prius, full stop. Don't all hybrid sedans? Looks like: A Civic for folks with less attitude and more money Drivetrain: Gasoline-electric ... Read More
2018 Atlanta Auto Show: 5 Things You Can't Miss

By Natalie Hayes on March 20, 2018

Call it "ATL" or "the A," but when in America's ninth-largest metropolitan area, those who dare to utter the word "Hotlanta" should be prepared for dirty looks ... Read More
2016 Toyota Prius, Lexus RX and 2015-2016 Lexus NX: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on February 1, 2018

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 49,000 model-year 2016 Toyota Prius hybrids and Lexus RX SUVs, and model-year 2015-16 Lexus NX SUVs The Problem: An open circuit in the airbag s... Read More
What's the Best New-Car Deal in January 2018?

By Kelsey Mays on January 12, 2018

CARS.COM — If your New Year's resolution includes plans to trade that ol' rust bucket in on a new vehicle, you came to the right place. (If those plans also involve a loss of ... Read More
If You're Cold, They're Cold: Car Care Tips for the Extreme Cold

By Brian Normile on January 2, 2018

CARS.COM — Anyone stepping outside today in most of the East Coast, Midwest and Plains states was probably physically hurt. Not from a two-day New Year's Eve hangover, either — b... Read More
Hyundai Adds Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid With 29 Miles of Electric Range

By Fred Meier on December 28, 2017

CARS.COM — We knew a Hyundai Ioniq plug-in hybrid version was coming, and now it's official. The Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid can go 29 miles on its battery alone and joins Hyundai's ... Read More
New Honda Images Shed More Light on Insight Redesign

By Fred Meier on December 20, 2017

CARS.COM — Here it is. A day after Honda posted a teaser photo of its new Insight hybrid prototype, Honda has released the full set of exterior and interior images of the new Insight ... Read More
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