Nissan's Ultimate Hybrid

The Altima Hybrid may be the best-looking, best-priced hybrid sedan on the market. Too bad it's so hard to find

Editor's Rating:

The Good: Bargain price, fuel economy, quickness

The Bad: Small trunk, limited availability

The Bottom Line: A nearly flawless midsize hybrid at a bargain price

Up Front

U.S. sales of hybrid vehicles are set to soar by 35% this year, to 345,000 units, according to J.D. Power & Associates. That's largely because of the wildly popular yet small and quirky Toyota Prius, which will account for half of the market.

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