TORONTO, May 4, 2006 - Today, Kanetix® (, Canada's insurance marketplace, released their Top 10 list of most popular hybrid cars as indicated by the auto insurance quotes Canadians are seeking through Kanetix:

  1. Honda Civic Hybrid 4DR
  2. Toyota Prius 5DR
  3. Ford Escape Hybrid 4DR 4WD
  4. Honda Accord Hybrid 4DR
  5. Toyota Prius 4DR
  6. Honda Insight 2DR
  7. Ford Escape Hybrid 4DR 2WD
  8. Lexus RX400h 4DR AWD
  9. Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 4DR 4WD
  10. Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4DR 4WD

"The rising cost of gas has many Canadians looking for ways they can save money, and hybrids are a popular option," explains Gregory Ellis, Co-founder of Kanetix. "Hybrids are marketed as an environmentally-friendly way to save you gas-money. Of course, when it comes to money-saving potential there are other considerations too-like the cost of insurance. That's where can help."

At, drivers who are looking to save money at the pumps might also find they can save money through their auto insurance. Through, drivers can easily get quotes for the hybrid vehicles they are considering buying to see how much they cost to insure. After entering their driving and insurance history and the details of the new hybrid vehicle, drivers visiting can get a list of quotes. Drivers can then compare quotes for each of the vehicles on their shopping list in one simple step.

About Kanetix

Launched in October 1999, Kanetix is Canada's leading national, online insurance marketplace. The Kanetix insurance information and shopping service brings consumers and insurance companies together in a one-stop shopping environment. Each day, thousands of consumers visit the Kanetix website to compare insurance quotes from a variety of Canadian insurance companies. Kanetix visitors can select the insurance quote of their choice and where available, choose to complete the application for coverage online or purchase their policy over the phone.

In addition to the insurance marketplace, Kanetix is a leading provider of online insurance quotation technology and develops online quotation systems and websites for some of Canada's leading insurance providers.

For more information, please contact:

Gregory Ellis


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