According to CNET, the highest-rated hybrid cars are the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In, 2012 Toyota Prius C, 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid and 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid. These cars all received a rating of four out of five stars or more from CNET.
The highest-rated hybrid car is the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In, according to CNET. This car was given 4.5 out of five stars, making it the only hybrid to achieve an Outstanding rating.
The stand-out feature of the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in is that it offers the same fuel efficiency as the regular Prius model, but with the capacity to improve this feature by being plugged-in. The additional battery pack is more efficient than the standard model, resulting in a more flexible hybrid car.
The 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is highly rated primarily due to its high power compared to other hybrid cars. According to CNET, the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid has the same fuel economy as the Prius V, but offers additional features such as voice commands and automatic parking.
Another top car on CNET's list of best hybrids is the 2013 Ford Fusion hybrid. This car has more driving assistance features than other hybrids on the list.