Prius retains crown as ‘king of hybrids’

New-car shoppers attractive to accomplish the about-face from all gas to a amalgam agent may be afraid to apperceive they accept added than 20 models to accept from that are priced beneath the $30,000 mark.

Sorting through all these options, the able editors at Kelley Blue Book kbb.com, a arch provider of fresh and acclimated car information, accept called their account of the 10 Best Amalgam Cars Beneath $30,000.

By hand-picking the top hybrids out of all the accessible choices, the KBB.com experts accept simplified the accommodation action by acceptable shoppers in authoritative the best abreast car-buying choice.

“With abounding amalgam cartage priced beneath $30,000, shoppers are confronted not alone with complicated fresh technology but additionally with alien nameplates,” said Jack R. Nerad, controlling exhausted administrator of Kelley Blue Book. “The ambition of the account is to advice consumers who ability be fresh to amalgam cartage get a arch alpha in anecdotic a agent that will accomplish their needs.

“Topping our account is the Toyota Prius with the best ammunition economy, actual practicality, and awfully aerial resale value,” Nerad said. “It’s absolutely the baron of all hybrids.”

Here’s how the Prius was declared by kbb.com in its amalgam briefing on its website:

“The acknowledged amalgam car of all time charcoal the one to beat, but competitors accumulate aggressive nearer. Still, no added car offers the aforementioned mix of ammunition economy, amount and practicality, which is why the Toyota Prius acme our account of 10 Best Amalgam Cars Beneath $30,000.”

The Prius gets 51 mpg city, 48 artery and 50 combined.

As for the runner-up, here’s how kbb.com declared the No. 2-rated Honda Accord Hybrid:

“The most recent Honda Accord topped this year’s account of 10 Best Sedans Beneath $25,000, and the new-for-2014 Accord Amalgam came actual abutting to dethroning the baron of hybrids on this list. Power delivery, braking and all-embracing active dynamics are superb in the gas-electric Accord, allowance accomplish it our fresh admired amalgam midsize sedan.”

The Accord Amalgam gets 50 mpg city, 45 artery and 47 combined.

And, here’s how kbb.com declared the third-ranked Toyota Camry Hybrid:

“The Camry midsize auto charcoal the acknowledged car in the country, and Toyota has added amalgam acquaintance than anyone. Those realities appear calm accurately in the Toyota Camry Hybrid: a roomy, adequate midsize auto we get pleasure active alike added than the altogether affable four-cylinder Camry.”

The Camry Amalgam gets 43 mpg city, 39 artery and 41 combined.

The KBB.com exhausted aggregation chose the 10 cartage on their recommended account based on a vehicle’s all-embracing attributes and amount in allegory with added models in their articulation and amount class. Fair Purchase Price, which letters what added shoppers are advantageous for fresh cars this week, additionally was a agency in the all-embracing analysis.

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