Top 10 Hybrid Cars

Given the global struggle to make living more efficient, people are trying to diversify consumption of power. And of course it relates to the automotive industry as well. The most significant example of such situation is a broad usage of hybrid vehicles. These vehicles usually employ several power sources. In particular, those sources can be engines with internal combustion and electric engines. Below you will find the list of what we believe the best hybrid cars are. This list is our top 10 hybrids.

10 – 2015 Audi Q5 hybrid

This model was substantially improved compared with the previous one. In particular, its engine was made better in terms of horsepower. There are several versions of the model. The 2.0T version has an engine with 2000 cubic cm capacity, four cylinders, and 220 hp. And the 3.0T version boasts with an engine with 3000 cubic cm capacity, six cylinders, and 272 hp. And even better versions are available.
2015 Audi Q5 hybrid

Drive Type Trans. 0-60 1/4 Mile
2012 Audi Q5 
2.0T Quattro Hybrid FWD 8A 6.7 sec

9 – 2014 Volkswagen Passat

The focus of this model was made on fuel economy. Along with its hybrid capabilities, the model also features a slightly less power conventional engine than the one that was used before. A turbocharged engine used here has 1800 cubic cm capacity, four cylinders, and 170 hp. However, more powerful engine options for the model exist too.
2015 Volkswagen Passat

8 – 2014 Audi A8

A new version of Audi A8 is good in many aspects. And of course it has excellent engine capabilities. While its hybrid ability is provided by the power unit, it also has a conventional engine with 2000 cubic cm capacity and direct injection. The engine has 220 hp, and with hybrid power it provides overall output of 245 hp.
2014 Audi A8

Drive Type Trans. 0-60 1/4 Mile
2012 Audi A8
2.0 TFSI Turbocharged With Hybrid EV Assist

FWD

8A 6.5 sec

15.2 sec @ 92 mph

7 – 2014 RAM 1500

It is the only pickup in our list. Having various hybrid options, 2014 RAM 1500 also has an extremely capacious conventional engine. There are several options for this, including an engine with 3600 cubic cm capacity and six cylinders and an engine with 5700 cubic cm capacity and eight cylinders. Given how capacious they are, hybrid capabilities will be very useful when it comes to the need of economy.
2014 RAM 1500

Drive Type Trans. 0-60 1/4 Mile
2015 Ram 1500
Big Horn EcoDiesel Crew Cab (5.7 ft. Bed)

4×4

8A 9.0 sec

16.9 sec @ 81 mph

2014 Ram 1500
Laramie Longhorn 3.0L EcoDiesel Crew Cab (5.7 ft. Bed)

4×4

8A 8.9 sec

16.7 sec @ 81.8 mph

Outdoorsman 3.0L EcoDiesel Crew Cab (5.7 ft. Bed)

4×4

8A 8.8 sec

16.6 sec @ 81.5 mph

Tradesman 3.0L EcoDiesel Crew Cab (5.7 ft. Bed) 4×4 8A 8.6 sec 16.6 sec @ 81.6 mph

6 – 2014 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson always was a quite popular model. The automaker made it even more popular by equipping the auto with a hybrid unit. Apart from having an electric unit, the car also has a gasoline engine with four cylinders, 2000 cubic cm capacity, and 164 hp. And those who prefer more powerful autos can opt for a more powerful version.
2014 Hyundai Tucson

5 – 2013 Tesla Model S

The model doesn’t need much presentation, since the Tesla project is very well-known. Unlike most others items in this list, this auto is fully electric. The model has powerful lithium-ion battery that allows it to drive over 426 km without charge. However, even though it is very effective, 2013 Tesla Model S is also very expensive.
2013 Tesla Model S

Drive Type Trans. 0-60 1/4 Mile
2015 Tesla Model S
70D

AWD

1A 5.1 sec

13.8 sec @ 101 mph

P85D

AWD

1A 3.3 sec

11.8 sec @ 114 mph

2014 Tesla Model S
60

RWD

1A 5.5 sec

14.2 sec @ 98 mph

P85+

RWD

1A 3.9 sec

12.5 sec @ 108.4 mph

2013 Tesla Model S
Signature Performance

RWD

1A 4.6 sec

13.3 sec @ 104 mph

Signature Performance 85+

RWD

1A 4.0 sec

12.7 sec @ 107.8 mph

2012 Tesla Model S
Signature Performance 85

RWD

1A 3.9 sec

12.5 sec @ 110.9 mph

4 – 2014 Chevrolet Cruze

It is one of two Chevrolet representatives in the list. There are several versions of the model with different engine specs. One option stands for an engine with 1800 cubic cm capacity, four cylinders, and 138 hp. The second one has the same hp and number of cylinders but is less capacious with 1400 cubic cm.
2014 Chevrolet Cruze

Drive Type Trans. 0-60 1/4 Mile
2012 Chevrolet Cruze
Eco FWD

6M

8.1 sec

16.2 sec @ 86.4 mph

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Eco FWD

6M

8.0 sec

16.3 sec @ 86 mph

3 – 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

Probably the most successful effort by Chevrolet when it comes to hybrid models 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV is fully electric and can be driven for over 82 miles with no need for charging. It has 21-kWh lithium ion battery pack and the design that is good for both interior and exterior. For this reason, the model is in high demand.
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

Drive Type Trans. 0-60 1/4 Mile
2014 Chevrolet Spark
EV 2LT Hatchback

FWD

1A 7.9 sec

16.3 sec @ 86 mph

2 – 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda Accord is generally a very popular model, that’s why there is no surprise that its hybrid version is very popular too. This sedan has an engine with 2000 cubic cm capacity, four cylinders and good level of fuel economy combined with its hybrid capabilities. It appears to be a great solution for plenty of drivers.

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

Drive Type Trans. 0-60 1/4 Mile
2014 Honda Accord
Hybrid Touring Sedan

FWD

CVT 7.1 sec

15.6 sec @ 90 mph

Plug-In Hybrid Sedan

FWD

1A 7.7 sec

16.1 sec @ 88 mph

1 – 2014 BMW i3

When BMW delivers a fully electric car, it really deserves recognition. The battery employed is a lithium-ion battery with 22 kWh and 170 hp. The model is definitely focused on saving the environment. For this reason, we will find plenty of useful ecological features. However, you can also order a gasoline engine for the model.
It is not surprising that automakers are trying to make their models better on a constant basis. For this reason, the same top can look absolutely different in 2015 and 2016. Follow the highly-competitive automotive industry and maintain your awareness.
2014 BMW i3 hybrid 2014 BMW All-Electric i3 Press Drive.

Drive Type Trans. 0-60 1/4 Mile
2015 BMW i3
eDrive Hatchback w/Range Extender

RWD

1A 7.9 sec

16.3 sec @ 86 mph

2014 BMW i3
eDrive Hatchback

RWD

1A 6.5 sec

15.3 sec @ 86 mph

eDrive Hatchback w/Range Extender (Charge-Depleting Mode)

RWD

1A 7.0 sec

15.8 sec @ 86 mph

eDrive Hatchback w/Range Extender (Charge-Sustaining Mode)

RWD

1A 7.9 sec

16.4 sec @ 81 mph