10 Surprising Hybrids

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Cars and SUVs That Are Surprisingly Fuel Efficient

A hybrid car’s defining feature is the combined use of gasoline and electricity. While some of the most efficient cars on the road are not technically hybrids, they use similar hybrid-like energy-saving strategies, such as regenerative braking, engine stop-start systems, and various so-called Eco modes. The conventional gas cars described below utilize “mild hybrid” or similar systems to improve fuel efficiency to varying degrees. At the end of the day, it’s miles per gallon that counts – and these cars deliver higher numbers.