Car Buying Guides - Hybrids

  • The 10 Best Full Size Hybrid cars

    The 10 Best Full Size Hybrid cars

    There was a time, in the not so distant past, when hybrids were a specialty item. Further, an article about full size hybrid cars would have been a very short one — there weren’t......

  • Best Mid-size Hybrid Cars

    Best Mid-size Hybrid Cars

    Once laughingly derided as “science experiments”, hybrids have become an automotive category unto themselves. In fact, they comprise a category with sub-categories even. In addition to......

  • Must See Alternative Fuel Cars at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    Must See Alternative Fuel Cars at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    For years, alternative fuel has primarily meant hybrid—and somewhat boring from a performance perspective. Given both Porsche and BMW now have exotic sports......

  • Weird Noises Your Hybrid Makes—And Why

    Weird Noises Your Hybrid Makes—And Why

    If you’re driving a hybrid, some of the weird noises your hybrid makes may be leaving you wondering what's going on in there. Yes, there is still an internal combustion engine, as......

  • 8 Best Hybrid Crossovers for 2015

    8 Best Hybrid Crossovers for 2015

    Hybrid crossovers are a growing segment, with more and more automakers seeking to add fuel efficiency to their strong-selling people movers.  Add in some fresh blood from the compact......

  • Fab Five Alternative Fuel Vehicles at the LA Auto Show 2014

    Fab Five Alternative Fuel Vehicles at the LA Auto Show 2014

    Auto shows usually have an interesting assortment of alternative fuel vehicles, and the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is no exception. Autobytel's Editor-in-Chief,......

  • Must See Alternative Fuel Cars of the LA Auto Show 2014

    Must See Alternative Fuel Cars of the LA Auto Show 2014

    The alternative fuel cars of today have definitely evolved from being the tiny (and tinny) hybrids of just a few years ago. The biggest highlights of the alternative......

  • The Best Looking 2015 Hybrid Cars

    The Best Looking 2015 Hybrid Cars

    Whenever we’re asked to come up with a list of the best looking anything, we know we’re about to open the floodgates of dissension. So before we go any farther, please take note......

  • 2015 All-Wheel Drive Hybrids

    2015 All-Wheel Drive Hybrids

    Time was, if you said hybrid, everyone thought “Prius”. While this remains true to an extent, the hybrid category has expanded far beyond the uniquely styled Toyota. There are now......

  • Then & Now: Early Steam Cars & Modern Alternative Fuel Cars

    Then & Now: Early Steam Cars & Modern Alternative Fuel Cars

    In the beginning, there was the horseless carriage, and early engineers used steam and electric to power the embryonic automobile. In 1885 Karl Benz assembled a......