MotorBiscuit Announces 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric Vehicle of the Year Finalists

MotorBiscuit is celebrating its first official MotorBiscuit Vehicle Awards! We have gathered some of the best hybrids and electric vehicles available this year. Since EVs are having a moment in the sun, let’s check out some of the best options for buyers. MotorBiscuit writers have driven dozens of vehicles first-hand this year and these are the six category finalists. Without further adieu, here are the finalists for the MotorBiscuit best hybrid and electric cars of 2021.

MotorBiscuit Vehicle Awards - Hybrid and Electric Vehicle of the Year
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2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid

2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid with camper
2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid with camper | Allison Barfield, MotorBiscuit

The 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid is the only truck finalist for the MotorBiscuit Vehicle Awards. The F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid price starts anywhere from $46,500 and $63,305. The truck earned the 2021 Green Truck of the Year Award from Green Car Journal.

The Ford truck offers four different trim levels and has a brand-new look for this year. The PowerBoost truck can tow up to 12,700 lbs and offers a Pro Onboard Generator.

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle

A 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle to review by a horse
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E | Allison Barfield, MotorBiscuit

It is no secret that the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has been a big hit this year. As far as price goes, buyers can anticipate paying between $42,895 and $59,900. That is if you can find one without dealership markup. Car and Driver gave the Mach-E the coveted 2021 Best Electric Vehicle of the Year award.

The Mach-E has an impressive EPA-estimated driving range of 305 miles. The all-wheel drive option drops that down to 270 miles. The Ford EV comes in four trim levels, including the Select, Premium, California Route 1, and GT trims. At this point, Ford has been having trouble keeping up with production on the popular vehicle. The automaker has vowed to increase production next year.

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2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid

2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid
2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid | Hyundai

The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid proved to be a solid choice when it comes to SUVs. The price of the Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is between $29,050 and $37,350. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Tuscon the prestigious 2021 Top Safety Pick Plus award.

The Tuscon doesn’t look much like a hybrid, which is what many potential buyers are looking for. It does offer a lot of angular details, which Hyundai calls “Parametric Dynamics,” to set it apart from other similar SUVs. The EPA-estimated mileage is about 36 mpg on the highway and 37 mpg in the city. With three trim levels to choose from, there is a Tuscon for everyone.

2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid

The 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid in front of mountain views
2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid | Allison Barfield, MotorBiscuit

As the only minivan on the list, the 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid is leading the way. The Toyota Sienna Hybrid is priced between $34,460 and $49,900. It also won the 2021 Family Green Car of the Year award. While a hybrid minivan isn’t for everyone, this Toyota is reliable, spacious, and safe.

The Sienna minivan comes in five different trim levels and gets around 36 mpg in the city and on the highway. It offers three rows of seats, and the last row folds down for extra cargo space. The second row has captain’s chairs that can be moved around for even more space. The Sienna is also an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus award winner.

2021 Honda Accord Hybrid

2021 Honda Accord Hybrid
2021 Honda Accord Hybrid | Joe Santos, MotorBiscuit

Don’t overlook the 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid if you are looking for a sedan. The 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid | Joe Santos, MotorBiscuit is fairly priced between $26,570 and $36,440. Kelley Blue Book gave the Accord the 2020 Best Buy Award, so you can bet it is a reliable pick. After more than 40 years on the market, Honda knows what it is doing with the Accord hybrid.

This 2021 Accord comes with four trim levels and gets around 48 mpg in the city and on the highway for the base trims. The Touring trim gets 44 mpg on the highway and 41 mpg in the city. Honda equipped the Accord with blind-spot warning (BSW), rear-cross traffic alerts, and 10 airbags. The IIHS also gave the Honda the Top Safety Pick Plus award.

2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid sitting next to colorful trees in a parking lot.
The 2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid | Joe Santos, MotorBiscuit

When it comes to the 2022 Toyota Corolla Hybrid, the reviews are positive across the board. Toyota prices the Corolla hybrid quite reasonably, between $23,650 and $27,191. As far as awards, this Corolla took home quite a few. The Green Car Journal gave it the 2020 Green Car of the Year. The IIHS picked it for the 2021 Top Safety Pick. It also received a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). That makes this one of the best electric cars of 2021.

Which is your favorite hybrid or electric vehicle finalist for the first official MotorBiscuit Vehicle Awards?

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