2022 is guaranteed to be an exciting year for car enthusiasts. The hybrid market has come to life with a lineup of new models that have new features to offer. We reviewed the list of new cars coming out for the new model year and included the top picks for our guide to the 20 hybrid cars you should consider for 2022.
20. 2022 Toyota Prius Prime
The 2022 Toyota Prius Prime is available in a build your features offer. This hybrid car gets 54 mpg in hybrid mode and up to 133 MPGe when electric power is used. It's available in a choice of LE, XLE, or Limited editions with the high end starting at $34,000. The premium model is a 5 seat vehicle that comes packed with loads of features including 11.6-inch touchscreen audio. The sound system is JBL with 10 speakers. Other features include Apple CarPlay 92 compatibility, integrated LED fog lights, rain-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heavy sliding tonneau cover in the cargo area, telescopic steering wheel, color head-up display, intelligent clearance sonar, Intelligent Parking Assist, Blind Spot Monitor, and more. The 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine with an ECVT transmission is FWD with 121 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque.
19. 2022 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid Limited
The new Elantra for 2022 is loaded with new technology with new modern styling. This hybrid gets up to 56 mpg on the highway with a choice of drivetrains that perform with up to 201 horsepower. It features a new 10.25-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay or Android Auto with wireless device charging. The Elantra Hybrid Limited is a sporty hybrid sedan. It's available in two trims including the Blue starting at $23,750 and the Limited at $28,250. Technology includes an integrated memory system, leather-trimmed seats, heated and ventilated front seats, and more.
18. 2022 Toyota Camry Hybrid
The newest Camry Hybrid is available in a choice of five trims including LE, SE, SE Nightshade Hybrid Edition, XLE Hybrid, and the XSE Hybrid editions. The sedan is a 5 seat vehicle that gets an estimated 128 mpg in electric mode. It's a build your vehicle option so prices may vary depending on the extras you add. The premium edition comes with 19-inch gloss black wheels, sport-tuned suspension, leather-trimmed steering wheel, padded shifters, 9-inch touchscreen audio plus with six speakers, and more. You'll have your choice of 4 modes via the switch for driving with EV, 158 Eco, Normal, or Sport. The exhaust is single with dual chrome tips. You can add multi-stage ventilated front seats and it's also available in two-tone midnight black metallic roof and rear spoiler. It's equipped with a Hybrid 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and ECVT transmission with a four-wheel drive.
17. 2022 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
The 2022 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is a five-seat sedan that is available in a choice of three trims from the XLE Hybrid, a Nightshade edition, and the Limited Hybrid. The price starts at $37,250 and goes up depending on the features you add as extras. The estimated MPG is 87 and it comes loaded with tons of driver assistance and safety features including a blind-spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, compatibility with Amazon Alexa 108, Android Auto 110d, and Apple CarPlay 136. The rear seats fold in a 60/40 split for additional cargo space when needed. The Nightshade edition starts at $40,600 with a power tilt and slide moonroof, tuned sport suspension, Toyota Safety Sense 2.5, 9-inch touchscreen, and various connected Services trials. The engine is a 2.5-liter hybrid with 215 net horsepower in FWD. The starting price for the Limited Edition is $43,550 with 19-inch black-painted alloy wheels, heated and ventilated front seats, genuine wood interior trim, and more.
16. 2022 Honda Insight Hybrid
Price: $ $25,210 - $29,240
the 2022 Honda Insight Hybrid was tested by Edmunds drivers and off the top, they emerged with three positives about the car. They liked the strong fuel economy for saving at the gas pump with its EPA estimate of 52 mpg in combined city and highway driving. It accelerates faster than most hybrids in its class, and they found the interior to be roomy and refined. Honda dropped the LX base trim from the lineup, but the price is still affordable. This vehicle will be a part of the third generation launched in 2019. Honda amped up the styling and offers it in bright color choices.
15. 2022 Hyundai Ioniq
The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq comes in your choice of four trims including the Blue, SE, SEL, and Limited. The average fuel economy is 58 mpg in the city, 60 on the highway, and 59 mpg combined. It's one of the most fuel-efficient hybrids in America. Other benefits are the spaciousness for head and legroom, attractive new styling, and loads of smart technology features. The hybrid drivetrain delivers 139 horsepower with combined gas and electric power. A few of the features include an 8-inch color touchscreen display for audio, Wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a proximity key with push-button start, forward collision avoidance assist, pedestrian detection, and more.
14. 2022 BMW Series 5 Hybrid
Price: $55,550 - $62,250
The new BMW Series 5 Hybrid is available for order through the BMW dealership. It comes packed with a broad range of powerful engine choices with relative efficiency in its hybrid form. The new car is packed with the latest technology features with a design that makes it comfortable and quiet in the cabin for rider and driver comfort and convenience. The trunk has a generous capacity. This is the middle class in the BMW sedan offerings for 2022 in a midsize premium sedan with a new grille design. The 5 Series maintains a greater focus on technology and luxury. The MBW 540i xDrive is powerful and efficient receiving high ratings from initial test drivers.
13. 2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
The new Sonata Hybrid is a smaller sedan that offers convenience and comfort at an affordable cost. Save money at the gas pump with a fuel efficiency rating of 54 mpg highway. It comes with an available solar panel roof for help in recharging the battery to make full use of its hybrid capability. The engine offers 192 horsepower and you can take advantage of optional 17-inch wheels. The solar panel roof option adds 700 extra electric miles per year. Learn more about the 2022 Sonata Hybrid at the official website.
12. 2022 BMW 745e xDrive Sedan
On the luxury side of the coin is the new 2022 BMW 745e X Drive Sedan. The 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cy6linder engine is designed with an integrated electric motor to boost fuel efficiency. It's a beautiful car switch with loads of tech for safety and luxury features including intelligent all-wheel drive, and a host of goodies to enhance your enjoyment of the roomy interior.
11. 2022 BMW 330e Hybrid Sedan
BMW's 3 series hybrids start at $42,950 and go up depending on how heavily you customize the build on your order. The drivetrain produces 288 horsepower with 310-lb.ft of torque from the 2.0-liter s4-cylinder engine designed for fuel efficiency. On the electric side, you can get 320 miles total on a single full charge, ramping up fuel efficiency. The plug-in hybrid's fuel engine and electric motor work in tandem to produce the optimal fuel efficiency. Both models are available in rear-wheel drive.
10. 2022 BMW 330e xDrive Hybrid Sedan
Price: $44,950 and up
The 330 e X drive is another option BMW offers in its 3 Series hybrids. It offers the same features as the 330e with the xDrive all-wheel-drive that jumps the price by just $2,000. It's available in a build your option.
9. 2022 Lexus ES Hybrid
Lexus offers an exciting lineup of trims for its ES Hybrid with a starting price of just under $42,000. Choose from the ES Hybrid, the ES 300h, the F Sport, Luxury, or Ultra Luxury trims. If you're looking for a luxury sedan, it's hard to beat the creature comforts offered by a Lexus. The new model year delivers high on refinement in its redesign with a new grille pattern, new LED headlamps, a new touchscreen, top-class audio technology, and a fuel efficiency rating combined at 44 mpg.
8. 2022 Lexus LS 500h
Price: $ to be determined
Lexus plans to release an all-new LS 500h all0wheel drive early in the 2022 model year. This new car makes its debut on the LS hybrid with Lexus Teammate with advanced drive and advanced park features. It's a step up for Lexus with state-of-the-art technologies that focus on connection with Android Audio compatibility, sophisticated 3D audio, and much more. Check out your options for building your own and the estimated delivery dates at the official Lexus website.
7. 2022 Lexus LC Hybrid
Lexus has a long lineup of new hybrid cars for 2022 and the LC hybrid is just one of them. The vehicle is a [powerhouse offering the Lexus in-house Multistage hybrid drive delivering 354 horsepower with an impressive 34 mpg on the highway. While there are other hybrids with better fuel efficiency they won't boast the power and fast acceleration of the Lexus LC hybrid.
6. 2022 Tesla S Model Hybrid
Price: $$121,990 – $169,990
The 2022 Tesla Model S is among the more expensive new hybrids coming out for 2022, but look what you get for your money. The combined power delivered by the electric engine and fuel engine offers a whopping 534 horsepower switch 310 lb-ft of torque. 250 hp comes from the electric engines in the rear and center. and 275 from those in the front and center combined. It comes in an all-wheel-drive version with a lithium-ion battery type with charging types from 0.7 hours for the 400 volt charging stations to 12 hours for the 240 volts. The plaid version delivers 1,020 horsepower and moves at lightning speed from a standstill to 62 mph in 2.1 seconds.
5. 2022 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid
Price: $105,000 and up
Porsche's Panamera E-Hybrid models are designed with plug-in hybrid technology to deliver 455 horsepower for the combined electric and fuel-powered engines. This is an expensive luxury sports vehicle with an elegant interior and state-of-the-art technology for safety and creature comforts. The acceleration speed for the Sport Chrono Package trims moves from a standstill to 60 mph in a mere 4.2 seconds.
4. 2022 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid
Price: $83,000 and up
If the Panamera is a bit too rich for your liking, Porsche will also offer the Cayenne E-Hybrid. It's a luxury car that is offered for more than $20,000 less than the Panamera. US News & World Report gives it a rating of 8.7 out of 10. The battery has a 450-mile range and thirteen miles when used in a battery-only mode on a full charge. The drivetrain delivers 455 to 670 horsepower, depending on the model you choose. The benefits are poised handling and ride, fast acceleration, an intuitive infotainment system, and a high-quality, comfortable interior.
3. 2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 Coupe
Although this car is expensive, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe is one of the lower-priced luxury hybrid electric vehicles on the market today. The E450 is one of the most opulent luxury vehicles in its class. It has a spacious cargo area and the bells and whistles for a luxury ride. The E450 Coupe hybrid comes loaded with new tech and entertainment features.
2. 2022 Mercedes-Benz AMG E-53
Price: $77,600 and up
The new AMG53 is a variant of the E-class of Mercedes hybrid cars that features a 3.0-liter 6 cylinder engine. It has all the power you could need with a fuel-efficient hybrid drivetrain. It joins the lineup of E-class hybrids as a premium level trim with a powerful 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine and loads of amenities that add to your sense of refinement and comfort.
1. 2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
Mercedes offers their C-Class sedan in a hybrid model. It comes in two available trims. It includes the C300 and the C300 4Matic. The latter pricing starts at $44,000. Both trims come with a build-your-own option at the time of order. If you want affordable luxury and comfort in a high-end hybrid vehicle, the C-class comes loaded with creature comforts and the latest technology. In addition, it has plenty of cargo room.
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