What is the Best Hybrid for the Money?

Two Toyota Hybrid Models Take Home Awards

What is the Best Hybrid for the Money?

U.S. News & World Report named two Toyota models to their Best Car for the Money awards. The 2017 Toyota Prius won the award for Best Hybrid Car for the Money in its segment, while the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid won the Best Hybrid SUV for the Money award. These were the only two awards dedicated to hybrid vehicles and Toyota won them both. Let’s take a look at why these are the best hybrid models for the money.

Features of the 2017 Prius

The 2017 Toyota Prius has a starting MSRP of $24,685 and is available in six different trim levels: Prius Two, Prius Two Eco, Prius Three, Prius Three Touring, Prius Four and Prius Four Touring. The 2017 Prius model comes standard with a 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder ECVT Hybrid engine with EV, ECO and POWER modes available. The 2017 Prius is able to reach a whopping fuel economy rating of 54 city/50 highway MPG in the standard Prius Two model.

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Features of the 2017 RAV4 Hybrid

The 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid model has a starting MSRP of $29,030 and comes in three different models: the XLE Hybrid, SE Hybrid and Limited Hybrid. The 2017 RAV4 Hybrid gives the SUV a fuel efficiency of 34 city/30 highway MPG, and it’s powered by a 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder hybrid engine. With the added benefits of hybrid, the RAV4 Hybrid also keeps the RAV4’s spacious interior, ample cargo space and technological features.

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If you were interested in buying a hybrid and wanted to know what the best hybrid for the money is, schedule a test drive of the 2017 Toyota Prius or 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. For any questions on either of the two models, be sure to contact us at Le Mieux & Son Toyota.