Best Hybrid, Plug-in, and Electric Cars of 2019

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Here Are the Best Green Cars in U.S. News Rankings

Monday, April 22 is Earth Day, a day when clean energy, sustainability, and reducing your carbon footprint fleetingly occupy a larger space in the public conscience. There are many ways to show you care about protecting our planet, and one of them is driving a low-emissions hybrid or electric vehicle.

You may associate eco-friendly rides with hideous styling and bland driving dynamics, but given the influx of new entrants into the market over the past several years, there are now plenty of attractive and pleasant-to-drive green vehicles to choose from. This slideshow highlights some of the best.

To build rankings in each of the following six categories, we combined U.S. News overall score, starting price, gas mileage, and range data from the EPA for 65 hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric cars. The winners have the best combination of quality, value, and efficiency in their segment.

So if you’re looking to assuage your CO2-polluting guilt for Earth Day, this slideshow is a perfect place to help you find an environmentally friendly vehicle. Not only are these cars and SUVs healthy for the planet; they offer capable performance, admirable practicality, and plenty of advanced tech and convenience features, making them excellent all-around daily drivers.

Read on to see the best hybrid, plug-in, and electric cars of 2019.

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