Here are 5 best hybrid cars of 2020 with highlighted notes!


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Do you want to learn about the best hybrids of the year 2020? This year, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, and others gave a lot to talk about!

If you are in need of some electrification technology in your life, you might want to consider getting a hybrid car. Hybrid cars are more environmentally friendly, safe and have more fuel economy than standard gas engine cars.

Although hybrid cars come in either full standard, PHEV or plug-ins, you should know that fully electric cars can’t fit everyone’s lifestyle, especially in Nigeria. So, if you are not ready to take a full leap into the EV world, a standard hybrid car is one you would like to explore. The standard hybrid normally combines a petrol or diesel engine with an electric motor powered by a battery. It offers sophistication, convenience, and comfort that rivals gasoline-powered vehicles.

These hybrid cars produce less emissions and maximize your MPG with low running costs. If you want to go shopping for a car, you don't have to go through the difficulty of making the best choice that is suitable for you.

Below are the best hybrid cars of 2020 that are fuel-efficient and offer you smooth rides. They are very affordable and also reliable!

1. Toyota Corolla

This Toyota Corolla is one of the latest produced hybrid cars. Asides from the fact that it is fully capable of providing an amazing ride quality, it also has great elastic-band-effect acceleration and fuel economy. It is very reliable, comfortable, spacious and it comes with a sporty appearance and a sophisticated design. It is highly efficient with a low running cost.


As usual, the Toyota Corolla always delivers

The Corolla comes with a long list of available luxury equipment and a budget-friendly price. It is a 5- seater vehicle with 7 trim levels, 1.8l l4 engine, and front-wheel drive. It delivers an estimated 53 MPG in the city and 52 MPG on the highway. Some of its other amazing features include its adaptive radar cruise control, in-car Wi-Fi, forward collision warning, and keyless ignition. With Corolla, you will enjoy your ride to work or any road trip.

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2. Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius hybrid car is more than just environmentally friendly; it is also a family car. With its innovative features such as its superb fuel economy, driver safety aids, its agility on the road, the front and rear parking sensors, and its adaptive cruise control, you would enjoy your commute on all road trips. The Prius is a 5- seater vehicle with 4 trim levels, 1.8l l4 engine, and all-wheel drive. It delivers 54 MPG in the city and 50 MPG on the highway.


The Toyota Prius is an awesome alternative to the Toyota Corolla

You don’t have to worry about its efficiency and performance because it is top-notch and handles really well with very low gas mileage. The Prius continues to impress, as it is the latest model known for its unrivaled 86 miles per gallon in real-world conditions. It is easy and fun to drive as it comes with incredible drive assistant technology. It is designed to give you a smooth ride around town and city roads.

3. Hyundai Ioniq

One of the best fuel economy hybrid cars is the Hyundai Ioniq. It has a spacious and incredible interior layout. This car is an example of high-quality workmanship and it has an excellent range, low gas mileage, and can go about 34 miles on electric power alone. An amazing feature this car model has is its three-in-one option; it comes in electric and petrol motor combined, a plug-in for more electrical driving range and also a 100% electric version.

Other great features of this car include its wireless charging for your phone, the DAB radio, Apple Carplay, and hands-free trunk.


Forget the name, the Hyundai Ioniq is one of the best hybrid cars of the year

This modern and latest technology has an attractive design and it is very affordable. It is a comfortable 5-seater vehicle with 9 trim levels and it comes in 1.6l l4 engine and front-wheel drive. It has been estimated to deliver about 55 MPG in the city and 54 on the highway. Hyundai Ioniq gives a safe and pleasant driving experience with its ultra-low emission. 

4. Honda Insight

As much as hybrids are a trend these days, not everyone really loves to show off. If you’d like a hybrid car that achieves fuel economy but, looks quite similar to a non-hybrid, you can go for Honda Insight. This insight has a tasteful interior that includes seating for 5 people and it comes in 3 trim levels. It has a 1.5l l4 engine and a front-wheel drive, and stellar gas mileage - it is estimated to deliver a 55 MPG in the city and 49 MPG on the highway and EPA combined 52 MPG fuel economy.


If you need insight, enter this car; your head will clear once!

The comfort and superb handling of this Honda Insight is quite an interest to shoppers. It features adaptive cruise control, power doors, Apple CarPlay, lane keep assist, and great acceleration. With Honda Insight, you won’t have to worry about going on those short or long trips. 

5. Honda Accord

This Honda Accord is an amazing hybrid car that handles excellently. It is one of the most popular choices for hybrid lovers because of its efficiency, innovation, and performance. Its spacious trunk can contain a lot of equipment, bags, suitcases, groceries, and other space-consuming items. Some of its features include its super infotainment system, audio speaker system, Bluetooth connectivity, blind-spot monitoring, and forward-collision warning.

Not only is its level of quality, attention to detail and refinement one of the best, it also features a sporty turbocharged powertrain, and it comes in luxury variant designs. This accord is eco-friendly with active safety tech standards. It comes in 11 trim levels and with strong MPG figures such as its hybrid 2.0l l4 engine and front-wheel drive. It is estimated to deliver 48 MPG in the city and about 47 MPG on the highway.


Come rain, come shine, the Honda Accord would always be relevant!

It also features active noise cancellation, heads up display, front cooled seats, in-car Wi-Fi, and a fabulous moon roof. This Honda Accord is still one of the best and most amazing hybrid cars you can go for, cruise with, and ride on any of your journeys.

>>> You might also like to read: 5 fun facts about the Honda Accord you've never known

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Recap table of the best Hybrid cars of 2020
 N.o Car model
 1  Toyota Corolla
 2  Toyota Prius
 3  Hyundai Ioniq
 4  Honda Insight
 5  Honda Accord

Of course, this list is not exhaustive, but it brings you some of the best hybrids of 2020 you can find around. Make your choice, drive around, and enjoy your ride, with ultralow gas emissions while doing so!

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Testimony Olajire

Testimony Olajire


Testimony Olajire is a witty and innovative content writer with He creates top quality educative content on automobiles that readers can both relate with and enjoy. He has a keen interest in understanding what lies under the hood of any car, practical driving and safety tips, automobile history and managing automobile-related businesses; all in the Nigerian context.   

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