2007 Hybrid Car Pictures


Your choice in hybrid cars is wider than ever. It ranges from the fuel-sipping $22,000 Toyota Prius to the $55,000 339-horsepower Lexus GS 450h sports sedan. In between is a fascinating range of affordable family cars and SUVs. This article is a capsule look at all 10 of the 2007-model hybrids on sale in the U.S. None requires plug-in charging, and all use an electric motor to either assist their gas engine or to provide substitute power.

The 2007 Ford Escape Hybrid is a five-passenger compact SUV. Its four-cylinder gas engine and electric motor combine for 155 horsepower. The two-wheel-drive version starts at $25,655 and has EPA ratings of 36 mpg city, 31 highway. The all-wheel-drive model starts at $27,260 and is rated at 32/29.

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2007 Honda Accord Hybrid

The 2007 Honda Accord Hybrid is a five-passenger midsize sedan. Its V-6 gas engine and electric motor combine for 253 horsepower. Base prices start at $31,090. The Accord Hybrid has EPA ratings of 28 mpg city, 35 highway.

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2007 Honda Civic Hybrid

The 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid is a five-passenger compact car. Its four-cylinder gas engine and electric motor combine for 110 horsepower. Base prices start at $22,600. The Civic Hybrid has EPA ratings of 49 mpg city, 51 highway.

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2007 Lexus GS 450h

The 2007 Lexus GS 450h is a five-passenger premium midsize car. Its V-6 gas engine and electric motor combine for 339 horsepower. Base price is $54,900. The GS 450h has EPA ratings of 25 mpg city, 28 highway.

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2007 Lexus RX 400h

The 2007 Lexus RX 400h is a five-passenger premium midsize SUV. Its V-6 gas engine and electric motor combine for 268 horsepower. The two-wheel-drive version starts at $41,180 and has EPA ratings of 33 mpg city, 28 highway. The all-wheel-drive model starts at $42,580 and is rated at 31/27.

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2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid

The 2007 Mercury Mariner Hybrid is a five-passenger compact SUV. Its four-cylinder gas engine and electric motor combine for 155 horsepower. All Mariner Hybrids have all-wheel drive. The base price is $27,950 and the EPA rating is 32 mpg city, 29 highway.

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2007 Saturn Vue Green Line

The 2007 Saturn Vue Green Line is a five-passenger compact SUV. It has a 170-horsepower four-cylinder gas engine and an electric motor. Unlike most hybrids, the Vue Green Line cannot run on electric power alone. The Vue Green line comes only with two-wheel drive, has a base price of $22,370, and EPA ratings of 27 mpg city, 32 highway.

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2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid

The 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid is a five-passenger midsize car. Its four-cylinder gas engine and electric motor combine for 187 horsepower. Base price is $26,200. The Camry Hybrid has EPA ratings of 40 mpg city, 38 highway.

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2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

The 2007 Toyota Highlander Hybrid is a five-passenger midsize SUV. Its V-6 gas engine and electric motor combine for 268 horsepower. The two-wheel-drive version starts at $32,490 and has EPA ratings of 32 mpg city, 27 highway. The all-wheel-drive model starts at $333,890 and is rated at 31/27.

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2007 Toyota Prius

The 2007 Toyota Prius is a five-passenger compact car. Its four-cylinder gas engine and electric motor combine for 110 horsepower. Base prices start at $22,175. The Prius has EPA ratings of 60 mpg city, 51 highway.

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  • Whether it's a hybrid or a conventional car with great mileage the goal is the same. Find out how to buy a fuel-efficient car.