2020 Toyota Hybrid Models Guide

Toyota Hybrid Comparison Guide - Germain Toyota of Columbus

About the Toyota Hybrid Vehicle Lineup

Helping you get more out of your drive with fewer emissions, Toyota hybrid vehicles are packed with advanced alternative fuel technology. Offering efficiency, reliability, and power for the 21st Century — Toyota hybrids range from compact, mid-size, and full-size sedans to mid-size and full-size hybrid SUVs.

2020 Toyota Prius with Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive

Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive

Most Toyota hybrid vehicles take advantage of an advanced system known as Hybrid Synergy Drive®. If you open the hood you’ll find a traditional gasoline engine paired to an electric motor which work in tandem to produce outstanding fuel economy along with lowered emissions. When driving on the highway, these hybrids deliver performance similar to a gasoline-powered car. Around town, you’ll have the added benefit of smooth power delivery and a refined ride when the system is powered primarily on electricity.

Depending on the situation, Hybrid Synergy Drive® systems have the ability to alternate between gas and electric power. Vehicles such as the Prius are able to drive solely on one form of power based on the scenario. At low speeds, the gasoline engine will not be in use. Under heavy acceleration, you’ll feel the gasoline engine come to life and deliver potent response in order to get you up to speed. Thanks to regenerative capabilities, energy normally lost during braking is recaptured and stored in the battery for later use. Aerodynamic exterior designs also help Toyota hybrids slice through the air and boost your MPG.

Toyota Hybrid Vehicle Lineup

2020 Toyota Prius

2020 Toyota Prius

Starting at $25,280 MSRP**
54 City / 50 Highway / 52 Combined Est. MPG*

Perhaps the most iconic hybrid model in the Toyota lineup, the Prius stands out with chiseled body lines, advanced LED lighting, and an athletic stance on the road. With up to a 54 MPG city fuel economy rating*, spending time filling up at the pump is a thing of the past with the legendary Toyota Prius. Not only contributing to the eye-catching appearance of the Prius, functional aerodynamics allow it to cut through the air and maximize your efficiency. Hybrid Synergy Drive® helps you get the most out of both the gas and electric motors. Featuring far more than exceptional gas mileage, standard tech equipment found on the Prius includes a Smart Key System, 7-inch touchscreen display, and an Integrated Backup Camera.

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2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid

2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Starting at $29,385 MSRP**
51 City / 53 Highway / 52 Combined Est. MPG* (Camry Hybrid LE)

A perenial hit among midsize sedan buyers, the Toyota Camry Hybrid blends its sophisticated styling with invigorating driving dynamics and unparalleled efficiency. Hybrid Synergy Drive® works by combining the output of both the gas and electric motors in order to produce a balanced 176 horsepower and a 51 MPG city fuel economy rating*. This outstanding efficiency comes as a result of lightweight material construction, perfected aerodynamics, and an advanced exterior design. Select ECO mode to get the most out of every gallon of gas or choose EV mode for pure electric power for up to a half-mile under certain conditions. Camry Hybrid LE models offer tremendous value while SE and XLE models meet the needs of drivers craving luxury or sporty dynamics.

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2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Starting at $37,955 MSRP**
43 City / 44 Highway / 44 Combined Est. MPG* (Avalon Hybrid XLE)

Few midsize sedans offer premium luxury, elegant exterior styling, and outstanding fuel economy quite like the Toyota Avalon Hybrid. Performance comes from a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder hybrid engine with Hybrid Synergy Drive® technology which produces 176 horsepower. Experience an EPA estimated fuel economy rating of 44 MPG combined*, helping you make fewer visits to the gas station. This impressive fuel economy earns a Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV) rating for the Avalon Hybrid. Standard features found on all three available Avalon Hybrid trims include leather seating, Toyota Safety Sense™ P, Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App, and a power tilt/slide moonroof.

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Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Starting at $29,470 MSRP**
41 City / 38 Highway / 40 Combined EPA-est. MPG*

Now more efficient than ever, the redesigned Toyota RAV4 Hybrid provides a dynamic yet efficient new way to take your adventures further. Its 2.5-liter Dynamic Force 4-cylinder engine is paired to a Permanent Magnet Synchronous electric motor to deliver 176 horsepower in addition to a 41 city MPG fuel economy rating**. Available Dynamic Torque Vectoring All-Wheel Drive with Rear Driveline Disconnect allows you to travel where other hybrid SUVs fear to tread. Fewer trips to the gas station will make your wallet happy thanks to its 41 MPG city EPA-estimated fuel economy rating*. Standard Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 (TSS 2.0) adds even more peace of mind and confidence behind the wheel.

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Toyota Highlander Hybrid

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Starting at $39,320 MSRP**
36 City / 35 Highway / 34 Combined Est. MPG* (Highlander Hybrid LE)

Driving a fuel-efficient hybrid SUV no longer means making compromises on capability or performance. Experience satisfaction as you cruise past the gas station in your Toyota Highlander Hybrid with its exceptional 36 MPG city fuel economy rating*. You’ll always have the perfect amount of power thanks to its 243 hybrid system net horsepower which also gives you the ability to tow up to 3,500 pounds. Electronic On-Demand AWD system with intelligence (AWD-i) means that Highlander Hybrid stays composed and confident in even the most severe weather conditions.

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

Starting at $24,055 MSRP*
53 City / 52 Highway / 52 Combined Est. MPG**

For the first time in the model’s impressive history, the Toyota Corolla Hybrid is now engineered with Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive to deliver unmatched efficiency. Both agility and ride comfort have been enhanced over the previous generation Corolla thanks to a revised multi-link rear suspension. Standard Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 includes an advanced suite of integrated active safety features to help you stay ahead of the unexpected. Cutting-edge tech features found inside the interior allow you to stay connected and track your efficiency.

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Toyota EV & PHEV Model Lineup

2020 Toyota Prius Prime

2020 Toyota Prius Prime

Starting at $28,555 MSRP**
55 City / 53 Highway / 54 Combined EPA Est. MPG & 133 EPA Est. MPGe*

The Prius Prime has the honor of being the most efficient hybrid vehicle ever produced by Toyota thanks to its ability to run rolely in either EV or hybrid driving modes. Hybrid Synergy Drive® works alongside an optimized Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHV) system to emphasize efficiency while maximizing performance. Fill up and drive your Prius Prime in hybrid mode and you’ll enjoy up to 55 MPG city fuel economy*. A unique ability of the Prius Prime is its capability of charging on a standard household outlet that allows you to drive exclusively on electric power while getting up to 133 MPGe*. In fact, the Prius Prime has a total EPA-estimated range of an impressive 640 miles*, among the highest in its class. Edgy styling, ingenious tech features, and cutting-edge lightweight materials make the Toyota Prius Prime a smart options for eco-conscious drivers.

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Toyota Corolla Hybrid Exterior

What Are the Advantages of Driving a Hybrid Vehicle?

Hybrids are environmentally friendly – Driving a Toyota hybrid means that you’ll be making a less harmful impact on our environment as compared to a traditional gasoline-powered vehicle. These hybrids reduce fuel consumption and conserve energy through the use of both electric and gas power.

Financial benefits – Spending less money on gasoline means that you’ll enjoy more money in your pocket. There are also several tax credits which could potentially make you qualify for even more savings depending on the hybrid vehicle you choose.

Less dependence on fossil fuels – Using less fuel reduces our reliance on fossil fuels while simultaneously helping to reduce the domestic price of gasoline.

Improved resale value – Due to their rapid growth in popularity, more and more drivers are shifting towards hybrid vehicles. Increased demand for hybrids results in increased values in the used market.


*2020 EPA-estimated mileage. Actual mileage will vary.

Actual MPGe will vary depending upon driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, and other factors. Battery capacity will decrease with time and use. For more information, see www.fueleconomy.gov.

**MSRP includes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $955 for Cars (86, Avalon, Avalon HV, Camry, Camry HV, Corolla, Corolla HV, Corolla HB, Mirai, Prius, Prius Prime, Supra, Yaris HB, Yaris Sedan), $1,120 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (4Runner, C-HR, Highlander, Highlander HV, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,325 for Large SUVs (Land Cruiser, Sequoia), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally related equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.