Best Plug-in Hybrid Cars of 2024 and 2025

The Edmunds experts test plug-in hybrid car contenders on our test track and in the real world. Our ratings assess performance, comfort, technology, utility, value and more. How we rank

Best Plug-in hybrid cars

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, or PHEVs, feature a large battery pack that can be recharged by plugging it in. They offer a limited all-electric range and can also operate as normal hybrids.

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The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid provides rare fuel-sipping transportation for seven. You give up something in the process, though — namely, Chrysler's cool second-row Stow 'n Go seats. But there's no other three-row EV or hybrid that can transport so many people in such comfort. Read full review

MSRP
$50,765 - $59,495
Combined MPG
30
The Prius Prime is sleek and stylish, but even more exciting are its substantial all-electric range, high fuel economy and pleasing driving characteristics. But the latest Prius does suffer from lackluster space for rear passengers and cargo. Read full review

MSRP
$32,975 - $39,670
Combined MPG
48 - 52

Best Luxury plug-in hybrid cars

Luxury PHEVs prioritize refinement, comfort and, in some cases, lots of extra torque from their electric motors. But you can expect impressive fuel economy, too.

1st
Mercedes-Benz took what was already one of the best luxury sedans on the road and made it quicker, more efficient and (marginally) less expensive. The only catches here: It's more expensive than its rivals and it fails to look the part from the outside. It also prioritizes passenger space over cargo space almost to a fault. Read full review

MSRP
$120,500
Combined MPG
23
2nd
The urbane Volvo S90 T8 plug-in hybrid has a combined 400 horsepower and all-wheel drive to accompany its impressive list of luxuries and, of course, safety features. Read full review

MSRP
$65,650 - $71,200
Combined MPG
30
3rd
The Volvo S60 Recharge provides a bridge between the worlds of gas and electric vehicles. Its electric motor is powerful enough to deliver a near full-EV experience for more than 40 miles of driving, while the interior features luxury-grade materials and very comfortable front seats. Read full review

MSRP
$51,950 - $58,550
Combined MPG
31
4th
The BMW 330e is a surprisingly affordable plug-in hybrid sedan that boasts lots of standard features, quick acceleration and appealing fuel efficiency. It even makes a good case for itself over the regular BMW 330i. Read full review

MSRP
$45,600 - $47,600
Combined MPG
26 - 27