2017 Eco-Friendly Car of the Year: the Toyota Prius

As automotive technology keeps getting better in general, hybrid technology continues to improve. But one hybrid has excelled from the very beginning: the Toyota Prius. It continues to lead the mainstream hybrid movement it ushered in 16 years ago by winning the Cars.com 2017 Eco-Friendly Car of the Year award.

An aerodynamic design is only the cover for a hybrid engine that can perform at up to 58 mpg city in the Prius Two Eco. The Prius not only saves fuel, but also is doing its part to save the environment. It's estimated that the Prius family of vehicles has reduces the amount of CO2 emissions being released into the atmosphere by almost 12 million tons.

Aside from being an eco-friendly car, the Prius is full of utility, offering 27.4 cubic feet of cargo space, which increases to 65.5 cubic feet when the 60/40 rear seats are folded down. Plus killer tech like the Color Head-Up Display, Entune Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation and App Suite, and Qi-compatible wireless charging for your smartphone.

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