2009 Spring Car Guide
HEV fuel costs, mileage and price

Trying to figure out which hybrid or electric vehicle -- if any -- suits your needs? Use this simple chart to compare fuel mileage, annual fuel costs and prices of most models available today or in the near future.

Hybrid-electric car comparisons
Make/modelCity/Hwy/Comb. mpgA.F.C.*Base price**
2009 Cadillac Escalade20 mpg/21 mpg/20 mpg$1,433$74,085
2009 Chevrolet Malibu26 mpg/34 mpg/29 mpg$988$26,225
2009 Chevrolet Silverado21 mpg/22 mpg/21 mpg$1,364$38,995
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe21 mpg/22 mpg/21 mpg$1,364$51,405
2009 Chrysler Aspen20 mpg/22 mpg/21 mpg$1,374$46,120
2009 Dodge Durango20 mpg/22 mpg/21 mpg$1,374$45,890
2009 Ford Escape34 mpg/31 mpg/32 mpg$897$30,370
2010 Ford Fusion41 mpg/36 mpg/39 mpg$742$27,995
2009 GMC Sierra21 mpg/22 mpg/21 mpg$1,364$39,365
2009 GMC Yukon21 mpg/22 mpg/21 mpg$1,364$51,870
2009 Honda Civic40 mpg/45 mpg/42 mpg$682$24,320
2010 Honda Insight40 mpg/43 mpg/41 mpg$694$20,470
2009 Lexus GS 450h22 mpg/25 mpg/23 mpg$1,403$57,225
2010 Lexus RX 450h28 mpg/27 mpg/28 mpg***$1,041 est.$44,000 est.
2009 Lexus LS 600h20 mpg/22 mpg/21 mpg$1,535$106,710
2009 Mazda Tribute34 mpg/31 mpg/32 mpg$897$28,845
2009 Mercury Mariner34 mpg/31 mpg/32 mpg$897$30,815
2010 Mercury Milan41 mpg/36 mpg/39 mpg$742$28,225
2009 Nissan Altima35 mpg/33 mpg/34 mpg$842$27,345
2009 Saturn Aura26 mpg/34 mpg/39 mpg$988$26,910
2009 Saturn Vue25 mpg/32 mpg/28 mpg$1,023$28,855
2009 Toyota Camry33 mpg/34 mpg/34 mpg$842$26,870
2009 Toyota Highlander27 mpg/25 mpg/26 mpg$1,103$35,445
2010 Toyota Prius51 mpg/48 mpg/50 mpg$578$24,220 est.
* Annual fuel cost (55 percent city/45 percent highway) for 15,000 miles per year at $1.91 per gallon.
** Includes destination fee
*** Manufacturer's estimate



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