MSRP: $21,650 - $28,790
Average Price Paid: $24,302
Combined Fuel Economy: 49.5 mpg
Why It's A Great Commuter: Hybrids are fantastic for stop-and-go traffic, as their regenerative braking allows for increased time driving in electric mode, which can save you a ton on fuel.
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Ford Fusion Hybrid
Average Selling Price: $27,526
Combined Fuel Economy: 38.6 mpg
Why It's A Great Commuter: The Fusion Hybrid boasts the same benefits as the Toyota Prius, but comes in a sportier package.
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Average Selling Price: $39,997
Combined Fuel Economy: 92.5 mpg
Why It's A Great Commuter: The Volt can drive for up to 40 miles on electric charge alone. If your daily commute is within that range, this car is a great choice for you. You'll save boatloads on fuel costs, even if you need to employ the onboard gas-powered generator from time to time.
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Average Selling Price: $18,196
Combined Fuel Economy: 23.7 mpg
Why It's A Great Commuter: The Mazda5 is one of the best minivans on the market. Its small size and efficient engine get great fuel economy, the interior is comfy and roomy and it's surprisingly fun to drive.
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Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Average Selling Price: $25,682
Combined Fuel Economy: 27.1 mpg
Why It's A Great Commuter: Hyundai's hybrid offering gets great fuel economy, looks sleek and sporty and boasts a very comfortable ride in traffic.
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