15. Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

15. Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 79
Change vs. November 2009: -26.9%
MSRP: $73,840 - $88,140
MPG: 20 City / 23 Hwy

The 2011 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid combines all the style and utility of the Escalade and the luxury and presence of a Cadillac with an advanced 2-Mode power train for real fuel savings. Available as a 4x2 or 4x4 the Escalade Hybrid 2-mode hybrid system conserves energy by using an electrically variable transmission, a 300-volt storage system and a 332-hp 6.0L Vortec V8 engine with Active Fuel Management. The nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery includes an 8 year/100,000 mile warranty.
14. Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

14. Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 134
Change vs. November 2009: NA
MSRP: $67,700

The Porsche Cayenne Hybrid combines legendary Porsche sports car performance with the convenience of SUV utility and all-condition capability, and the advantages of a hybrid powertrain. The all-wheel drive, five-passenger Cayenne Hybrid S is powered by a 333-hp 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine and 47 horsepower electric motor. An eight-speed automatic transmission and a decoupler manage the power transfer, allowing the vehicle to operate on electric power only under various conditions.
13. Mercury Milan Hybrid

13. Mercury Milan Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 190
Change vs. November 2009: +95.9%
MSRP: $28,345
MPG: 41 City / 36 Hwy

The Mercury Milan Hybrid offers buyers an earth-friendly alternative to regular mid-size sedans. Its hybrid system shines with reduced emissions and increased fuel economy, while still providing all the normal useful mid-size sedan features. The Milan Hybrid uses a 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine in combination with an electric motor powered by a nickel-metal hydride battery. To link the gas engine and electric motor together, a continuously variable transmission, also known as a CVT, is used to optimally match the power and gearing.
12. Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

12. Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 392
Change vs. November 2009: NA
MSRP: $34,330
MPG: 41 City / 36 Hwy

Lincoln's new MKZ Hybrid has dynamic American luxury styling combined with the environmentally friendly efficient hybrid system from the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan. The front-wheel drive MKZ Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine in combination with an electric motor and a nickel-metal hydride battery, for a combined system rating of 191 horsepower. To link the gas engine and electric motor together, a continuously variable transmission, also known as a CVT, is used to optimally match the power and gearing.
11. Nissan Altima Hybrid

11. Nissan Altima Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 434
Change vs. November 2009: -13.7%
MSRP: $26,780
MPG: 33 City / 33 Hwy

The Nissan Altima Hybrid offers performance, comfort, safety, economy, and good looks in this environmentally friendly family sedan. The front-wheel drive Altima Hybrid sedan comes with a standard 158 horsepower 2.5-liter engine coupled to an electric motor with a rechargeable battery pack and a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to produce excellent fuel economy. The Altima Hybrid is well equipped with 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic air conditioning, AM/FM stereo with CD, cruise control, power mirrors, windows and door locks with Intelligent Key.
10. Honda Civic Hybrid

10. Honda Civic Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 612
Change vs. November 2009: +151.9%
MSRP: $23,950
MPG: 40 City / 43 Hwy

The Civic Hybrid is the flagship example of Honda's Integrated Motor Assist hybrid technology in an efficient practical package. It is based off the regular gas-powered Civic that has been a best seller in the compact car market for years. The Civic Hybrid is only available in a sedan model. It's powered by a 1.3-liter four-cylinder gas engine and a light-weight, brushless electric motor that is sandwiched between the engine and the CVT transmission.
9. Toyota Highlander Hybrid

9. Toyota Highlander Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 722
Change vs. November 2009: 0.0%
MSRP: $37,290 - $42,945
MPG: 28 City / 28 Hwy

The Toyota Highlander Hybrid is based on the popular Highlander SUV, boasting a more environmentally-friendly gas-electric hybrid engine that delivers excellent fuel economy and lower emissions. The 7-passenger Highlander Hybrid is available in an all-wheel drive configuration only, with two trim levels: Base and Limited. It employs an advanced Hybrid Synergy Drive system - a 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine with a high-torque electric drive motor-generator - producing 280 net horsepower and mated to an electronically-controlled continuously variable transmission.
8. Ford Escape Hybrid

8. Ford Escape Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 764
Change vs. November 2009: -12.6%
MSRP: $29,865 - $34,125
MPG: 34 City / 31 Hwy

The Escape Hybrid is available in Base or Limited trims with either front or four-wheel drive. The Escape Hybrid is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine linked to an electric motor. The net result is acceleration similar to that of a V6. As a full hybrid, the Escape Hybrid can provide truly guilt-free operation by running solely on electric power in low-load conditions. The Hybrid uses a continuously variable transmission, also known as a CVT, that optimally matches the power and gearing.
7. Lexus HS 250h

7. Lexus HS 250h

November 2010 Sales: 788
Change vs. November 2009: -44.0%
MSRP: $35,100 - $37,870
MPG: 35 City / 34 Hwy

The HS 250h is a luxury hybrid sedan with seating for five. It is available in two trims; Base and Premium. As a hybrid, the powertrain features a four-cylinder engine and electric motor which combined generate 187-hp. The power is sent through an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission (ECVT) to the front wheels. The powertrain can operate in four drive modes: Normal, Power, Eco and EV (electric only).
6. Toyota Camry Hybrid

6. Toyota Camry Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 983
Change vs. November 2009: -32.9%
MSRP: $26,400
MPG: 31 City / 35 Hwy

The Toyota Camry Hybrid sedan brings the quality and reliability of the Camry together with increased fuel efficiency. The Camry Hybrid is a front-wheel drive four-door sedan that seats five passengers. Available in one well appointed trim it comes standard with Hybrid Synergy Drive, a combination electric motor/gasoline engine fitted with an efficient, continuously variable transmission. The standard warranty for hybrid-related components is 8 years/100,000 miles. A moonroof, navigation system, leather seats and heated front seats are optional.
5. Honda CR-Z

5. Honda CR-Z

November 2010 Sales: 1,024
Change vs. November 2009: NA
MSRP: $19,200 - $20,760
MPG: 31 City / 37 Hwy

The 2011 CR-Z is Honda's latest addition to their hybrid line-up. Meant to be a sporty coupe, the CR-Z is the spiritual predecessor to the old CR-X, a fun to drive small car, but now with modern hybrid technology. The CR-Z is powered by Honda's Integrated Motor Assist system, which is a combination of a 1.5-liter gas engine and a 13-hp electric motor, all attached to either a six-speed manual, or a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The engine and motor combined generate 122-hp and 128-lb.ft of torque.
4. Lexus RX 450h

4. Lexus RX 450h

November 2010 Sales: 1,293
Change vs. November 2009: +6.9%
MSRP: $43,235 - $44,825
MPG: 32 City / 28 Hwy

The Lexus RX 450h is the newest version of the first full hybrid luxury utility vehicle. This crossover is impressively smooth, comfortable, responsive in all driving situations and flexible when it comes to hauling people or cargo. As a full hybrid, the RX 450h can operate in electric only, gas engine only, or combine the power of both. The 3.5-liter V6 gas engine and electric motors provide a combined 295-hp. The hybrid drivetrain is said to offer V8 performance with four-cylinder fuel economy. All that power is fed through a six-speed Multi-mode automatic transmission with sequential shift control.
3. Ford Fusion Hybrid

3. Ford Fusion Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 1,396
Change vs. November 2009: +7.1%
MSRP: $28,240
MPG: 41 City / 36 Hwy

The 2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid offers buyers an earth-friendly alternative to regular mid-size sedans. Its hybrid system shines with reduced emissions and increased fuel economy, while still providing all the normal useful mid-size sedan features. The Fusion Hybrid uses a 2.5 liter four-cylinder engine in combination with an electric motor powered by a nickel-metal hydride battery. To link the gas engine and electric motor together, a continuously variable transmission, also known as a CVT, is used to optimally match the power and gearing.
2. Honda Insight Hybrid

2. Honda Insight Hybrid

November 2010 Sales: 1,536
Change vs. November 2009: +9.5%
MSRP: $19,800 - $21,300
MPG: 40 City / 43 Hwy

The Insight is powered by Honda's Integrated Motor Assist system, which is a combination of a 1.3-liter gas engine and a 13-hp electric motor, all attached to a continuously variable transmission. The engine and motor combined generate 98-hp and 123-lb.ft of torque, and provide 40-plus mpg fuel economy. The LX trim offers six airbags, anti-lock brakes, automatic climate control, power windows, locks and mirrors, keyless entry and a four-speaker CD audio system with an auxiliary input. The EX trim adds electronic stability control, alloy wheels, cruise control, six-speaker audio system with USB interface, heated exterior mirrors and steering wheel mounted paddle shifters.
1. Toyota Prius

1. Toyota Prius

November 2010 Sales: 10,224
Change vs. November 2009: +6.3%
MSRP: $21,650 - $28,320
MPG: 51 City / 48 Hwy

The Toyota Prius is a gas-electric hybrid that sets the standard for environmentally-friendly transportation. This front-wheel drive, five-door liftback delivers comfort, value and a smooth ride, as well as impressive fuel economy and low emissions. The Prius is available in five trim levels - Prius I, Prius II, Prius III, Prius IV and Prius V. All trim levels employ Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive, a hybrid powertrain technology that unites a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder gasoline engine with a powerful electric drive motor to generate 134 combined horsepower.


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