US News announces the best hybrid and electric cars of 2022

US News Announces the 2022 Best Cars for the Money

Toyota wins the most awards of any brand.

WASHINGTONApr 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — US News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today announced the best hybrid and electric cars for 2022. US News evaluated 82 vehicles and named winners in eight categories.

Toyota took the most wins of any brand and won the best hybrid car award with the Toyota Prius and the award for best hybrid SUV with the RAV4 Hybrid† The Kia EV6 won the award for best electric vehicle, and the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid won the prize for best plug-in hybrid.

“The demand for electric vehicles has increased significantly and they are more attractive than ever as gas prices rise and consumers look for cars with a low carbon footprint,” says Jim Sharific, editor-in-chief of US News Best Cars. “The winners of the best hybrid and electric car awards offer a rewarding ownership experience, as well as low emissions and fuel costs.”

The 2022 Best Hybrid and Electric Car winners are based on a combination of the cars’ overall score from the US News Best Car Rankings, starting price, Level 2 charging speed, and EPA fuel economy and range data. US News analyzed data for 82 luxury and mainstream hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric cars. Within each of the eight categories, the vehicle with the highest composite score will be declared the winner in that category.

Since 2007, US News Best Cars, the US News & World Report’s automotive channel, has been publishing rankings of the most new cars sold in America. Each year, US News also publishes the Best Cars awards, including: Best car brandsBest cars for the money and Best cars for families† US News Best Cars supports car buyers throughout the car buying journey, with advice on researching cars and finding cars near you. US News Best Cars had more than 73 million visitors last year, the majority of whom were actively looking for a car. More than 70% of active shoppers reported that US News influenced their purchase decision by saying they trust the advice is unbiased and would recommend the site to others.

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