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Toyota Camry Hybrid
Toyota Camry Hybrid
Overall mpg: 34, according to more stringent 2008 EPA testing regimen
Safety: All 5 stars in NHTSA testing

The Camry got perfect scores from the federal government for protecting all occupants in front and side crashes and it has standard electronic stability control.

To make sure you get the best out of its hybrid drivetrain, the Camry Hybrid makes a sort of game out of saving gas. When your trip is finished, if your average fuel economy is better than 35 miles per gallon, the word "Excellent!" flashes in the car's information display. As you're driving, the rings around the gauges also glow a brighter shade of blue as your average fuel economy improves.

In most respects, the Camry Hybrid is probably less of a value than the Toyota Prius. Besides getting better fuel economy, the Prius matches the Camry in interior passenger space and has more luggage space

But the Camry has somewhat better NHTSA crash test scores. Where the Camry gets five stars across the board, the Prius gets four for most things except for front seat side impact protection, where it gets five.

NEXT: Honda Civic Hybrid

Last updated March 11 2008: 10:59 AM ET