Best Small Hybrid Cars For 2024 & 2025

Easily maneuverable and gentle on fuel, small hybrid vehicles make a lot of sense; here are some of the best ones available.



Hybrids are the best of both worlds. Without the need to plug in, like with a full-electric car, range anxiety fears are minimized. But, you can still expect to receive better fuel economy than with a fully gas-powered vehicle.

If fuel economy and value are important to you and you want to have a positive impact on the environment, there's a hybrid for that. Let us show you the best small hybrid cars that will suit your lifestyle.

2024 Ford Maverick

Price: $25,410

EPA-Estimated fuel economy: 37 MPG combined

The Ford Maverick XLT Hybrid is a city-friendly small truck that packs a 2.5 liter, four-cylinder with an electric motor assist. Going from 0-60 in 7.7 secs feels plenty peppy to power you through wherever you need to go. It also comes equipped with pre-wired 12-volt electrical leads and 2-110V outlets. This versatile little rig checks all the boxes for a great light off-roading adventure truck and a great commuter vehicle.

2024 Honda CR-V

Price: $30,580

EPA-Estimated fuel economy: 40 MPG combined

The Honda CR-V has been one of Honda’s best sellers since debuting in 1997. Still continuing its success 27 years later, Honda struck gold twice when the hybrid version was introduced in 2022. Three different trim options are available in the front-wheel, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder compact SUV. The CR-V Sport Hybrid, Sport L-Hybrid, and Sport Touring Hybrid all come powered with 2 electric motors capable of producing 204 hp, and can tow up to 1000 lbs. With an impressive EPA rating of 43 mpg city / 34 mpg highway (AWD), there’s no end in sight when Honda's winning streak will end.


2024 Toyota Prius

Price: $23,045

EPA-Estimated fuel economy: 52 MPG combined

With its recent major redesign, the Toyota Prius can finally sit at the cool kid's hybrid lunch table next to the other cars that have good looks and good mpg scores. The FWD option reigns in 194 hp and EPA bragging rights with 52 mpg combined. What’s even better is the warranty covers all hybrid components for 8 years, or 100,000 miles. So... are you going to eat that pudding cup?