What can you buy?
Discover three new hybrids.
2017 Lexus CT 200h
Starting at $31,250, the Lexus CT 200h is a luxurious passenger vehicle equipped with a 1.8-liter in-line 4 engine that gets an EPAestimated 42 mpg combined and puts out 134 horsepower. It can go from zero to 60 mph in 9.8 seconds.
The driver-centric and sporty cockpit features sport seats meant to increase comfort and give a dynamic driving experience; there are dual five-way fingertip controls on the steering wheel for the audio and display.
Drivers who appreciate versatility will appreciate the five door access and ability to fold down both rear seats to increase the cargo room for almost anything you could think of. There are four driving modes in this vehicle: sport, normal, ECO and EV.
Kelley Blue Book’s reviewers gave the Lexus CT 200h a rating of 9.0 out of 10 with high marks in value (8.2), interior and exterior design (8.9) and comfort and convenience (8.8).
2017 Toyota Avalon hybrid
Starting at $37,300, the 2017 Toyota Avalon hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 40 mpg on the highway and 39 mpg in the city.
The Avalon is available in four models: the Hybrid XLE Plus, the Hybrid XLE Premium, the Hybrid Limited and the Touring model. It is equipped with Hybrid Synergy Drive, which offers drivers a choice of multiple driving modes: Sport, ECO and EV.
Standard features include Intelligent Touch controls for climate control, Entune Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App, cruise control and a leather-trimmed tilt/telescoping steering wheel. For rear passengers, there’s a center armrest with cupholders and a trunk pass-through. There’s also the smart key system on the driver’s door and trunk, as well as push-button start.
The pros at Kelley Blue Book gave the 2017 Toyota Avalon a rating of 8.2 out of 10 with high marks for comfort and convenience (8.5) and value (8.1).
2017 Kia Optima hybrid
Starting at $25,995, the 2017 Kia Optima hybrid gets an EPA-estimated 39 mpg in the city and 46 mpg on the highway. It is equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission and 2-liter gasoline direct-injection engine. It puts out a combined 271 foot pounds. of torque.
Choose from two models: the Hybrid Premium, or the Hybrid EX. Standard equipment includes a rear camera display, an AM/FM/MP3/SiriusXM six-speaker audio system with 7-inch color touchscreen display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, cruise control and steering wheel mounted controls.
Push button start with smart key is also a standard feature, as is an eight-way adjustable driver’s seat and leatherette wrapped center fascia.
Kelley Blue Book’s reviewers gave the Kia Optima hybrid a rating of 9.0 out of 10 with high marks in driving dynamics (8.9), interior and exterior design (8.9) and value (8.8).