Video Reviews

  • 2017 Hyundai Ioniq video road test with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker

    It's been said that the only global carmaker Toyota is really worried about is Hyundai. This year, the legendary Prius hybrid—which celebrates its 20th anniversary—has some new competition. This is the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq. It's a hybrid, but there are actually three models of the Ioniq. DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: first drive review In addition to the hybrid, which will be the volume seller, there's a battery-electric version that has no gasoline engine at all. There's no Prius competitor for that, although at the end of 2017, there will be an Ioniq Plug-In hybrid that...

  • 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid at 2013 New York Auto Show
    2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Video Review

    It's no secret that Subaru has surged from strength to strength over the last several years. Its sturdy, all-wheel-drive lineup of sedans, hatchbacks, and crossover utilities can be seen on the roads anywhere there's bad weather, mountainous terrain, or active-sports participants. We tested the...

  • 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2014
    2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review

    If ever any car brand should have offered a hybrid before now, it would be Subaru. Now we've driven the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, its very first hybrid offering. It's a much better car than the Crosstrek on which it's based, but little of that improvement has anything to do with the hybrid...

  • 2011 Lexus CT 200h compact hybrid hatchback, road test, June 2011
    2011 Lexus CT 200h Compact Hybrid Hatch: First Drive Review

    The 2011 Lexus CT 200h pretty much occupies a class of one. At the moment, it’s the sole luxury compact hybrid hatchback sold in the U.S. And it’s a dedicated hybrid, meaning there’s no gasoline-only version. If you want the compact hatch, you get the hybrid. It’s also terra...

  • 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid, road test, Spring 2011
    2012 Honda Civic Hybrid: Multi-Day Drive Review

    The 2012 Honda Civic range, launched at last month's New York Auto Show, includes two models devoted to wringing out as many miles as possible from every last drop of gasoline. The one with the highest gas mileage is the 2012 Civic Hybrid, rated by the EPA at 44 mpg on all three test cycles: city...

  • 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid
    44-MPG 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid At NY Auto Show: Drive Review

    The Honda Civic Hybrid was only the third hybrid model sold in the U.S., starting way back in 2003, and it was the brand's first mainstream hybrid. It's been a solid member of Honda's Civic lineup ever since, consistently returning the best gas mileage of any Civic model. Now in its third...

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