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Commuter cars include coupes, sedans, hatchbacks, station wagons, minivans, pickups and SUVs anything that gets you to the office with a reasonable dose of style and comfort. Cars.com pared things down by looking at safety, gas mileage, reliability and driving comfort.
2007 Honda Civic Hybrid: Best Car for Commuters
Price: Starting MSRP $22,600Details: If you're commuting, the two attributes you want most are good fuel economy and confidence that the car will always start and run properly. The hybrid version of Honda's Civic compact takes what is already a remarkably economical car with appliance-like predicted reliability and boosts its gas mileage even higher, to an estimated 49/51 mpg (city/highway) with exemplary emissions. Stop-and-go traffic is where the hybrid system does its best work. An MP3-player input and optional navigation system take your cares away. To date, the hybrid version shows no sign of straying from the model's legendary longevity and lasting value. Paying more now might save you in the long run... See more information on this vehicle