Green Car Reports’ Best Car to Buy 2012

  • 2012 Toyota Prius V station wagon, Half Moon Bay, CA, May 2011

    The late-night arguments are over, the statistical comparisons and product specs are put away, and we've made our choice. The GreenCarReports Best Car To Buy Award for 2012 goes to a pair of cars: the 2012 Toyota Prius V wagon and the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid. The two new 2012 entries together make up two-thirds of an expanded Prius hybrid range that we feel offers the best way for new-car buyers with a variety of different vehicle needs to drive green. 2012 Prius V wagon Judging from the regular stream of e-mails asking us when someone will make a hybrid minivan or wagon, Toyota...

2012 Nominees

2012 Fiat 500 live photos. Photo by Joe Nuxoll. 2012 FIAT 500
MSRP: $15,500
2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011 2012 Honda Civic
MSRP: $15,755
2012 Mitsubishi i  -  First Drive, U.S.-spec MiEV 2012 Mitsubishi i
MSRP: N/A
2012 Infiniti M35h 2012 INFINITI M
MSRP: $47,700
The 2012 Toyota Prius. Image: Toyota
2012 Toyota Prius
MSRP: $23,015
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