The 10 top-rated hybrids really have just one thing in common: Like all hybrids, their powertrains feature gasoline engines that gets an added boost of efficiency — and performance — from an electric motor and a high-tech battery pack. But otherwise, hybrids have become so popular that you can find impressive choices from nearly every segment in the industry. Automakers are adding hybrid technology to powerful sports cars, luxurious sedans, practical minivans, popular crossovers and even full-size pickups.
And don’t worry, there are also still plenty of high-efficiency hybrid cars available. Several now deliver EPA ratings above 50 mpg. With all that in mind, we’re highlighting hybrid vehicles from every one of those categories and more. That means their “top ratings” come in a variety of different categories as well.