2011 Ford Fusion Hybrid (FWD)
Fuel economy: 39 mpg
Annual fuel cost: $1,137
Annual CO2: 4.8 tons
Winner of the 2010 North American Car of the Year Award, the Ford Fusion Hybrid the third of three similar Ford-Mercury-Lincoln hybrid sedans has impressed critics.
Good Housekeeping named the Ford Fusion its Techy Family Car, in test drives of fuel-efficient cars, lauding its "lively, near-silent ride and the excellent Sync system, which uses voice commands to seamlessly integrate tech features, from music to traffic alerts."