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The 5 Most Satisfying New Compact Hybrid Cars According to Consumer Reports

A Hybrid badge on a 2006 Mercury Mariner Hybrid SUV model

If you want to spend less time at the gas pump and more time behind the wheel, a small hybrid car may be right for you. How do you choose the best small hybrid car for you? Consider opting for one of Consumer Reports’ most satisfying new compact hybrid cars.

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A hybrid badge on a 2006 Mercury Mariner Hybrid SUV model

A hybrid badge on a Mercury Mariner | Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Consumer Reports is no stranger to evaluating new cars. That’s especially true when assessing how much people love their car. Consumer Reports has even used owner satisfaction surveys to collect data on 300,000 vehicles.