The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
The 2014 Lexus RX 450h isn't a sexy choice, but it is a strong performer and a comfortable luxury cruiser with one of the quietest power trains in its class.
Although not an engaging car to drive, the 2014 Lexus GS 450h delivers comfort and an easy driving character, while delivering excellent fuel economy.
When optioned well, the 2014 BMW 428i achieves an excellent balance between being an exciting sports car and an everyday driver with modern, connected tech, and it looks good doing it.
The 2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost gets extraordinary fuel economy, but the skill required to drive it and the limited options available will limit its appeal.
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During the course of our testing, the Bully Dog WatchDog proved to be alternately simple enough for a novice to use and complex enough for our car geek tastes. It'll help you boost your fuel economy within reasonable limits, but don't expect it to be an mpg magic bullet.
The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid looks good and can be had with very advanced driver assistance features, but buyers should be aware of Ford's revised fuel economy average of 42 mpg.
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Volkswagen's new hybrid system in the 2013 Jetta is a winner, delivering good driving characteristics and excellent fuel economy, but the cabin tech lacks features for a car in this price range.
In features and driving character, the 2014 Mazda3 punches way above its humble economy-class roots, although a few bugs suggest the cabin tech needs refinement.