Buy this, not that: Hybrid, plug-in, diesel, or electric vehicle? — NY…

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Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Buy this, not that: Hybrid, diesel, or electric vehicle?

car gets the best gas mileage? it depends on your exact especially without sacrificing space, or common features. the choice between a hybrid, diesel, or electric vehicle some research and while technology has its own set of pros and cons, the perfect balance is just part of the hunt.

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“I’m interested in getting a car better gas mileage, without safety, interior space, and the I’m used to. Should I consider a diesel, or electric vehicle?”

The curve of technology adoption that, although there are and early adopters, the majority of will try out a new technology once it is to work. In most circumstances, means that skeptics the risk-takers, given the often-prohibitive to entry: cost, distribution, and

In the automotive world, there is new technology than ever, by alternative powertrains and fuel but much of it is unclear for new-car Before diving headfirst uncharted territory, the questions to emerge. Is a hybrid car really as as it is claimed to be? Will I have to up a diesel car at a truck stop? How will my electric car run out of battery? a plug-in hybrid, anyway?

we break down the barriers separate the alternative-tech early from the laggards, and help some of the distinguishing factors promising advances in fuel

The segment defined by the geeky, Toyota Prius in the late has given way to a robust crop of offerings. The term “hybrid” generally to any car or truck that is by a traditional, internal-combustion engine as as an electric motor. The Prius this technology, using the motor, which in turn was by the engine, to provide extra Modern hybrids utilize brakes, which also act to the battery, emit a whooooooosh to that of a slowing subway and have a slightly unnatural initially. In some hybrids, is an option to run in EV-only mode, disables the engine entirely. the electricity runs out, the engine kicks in.

Benefits of hybrid powertrains their conventional counterparts are fuel economy, with a focus on stop-and-go driving, acts to recharge the battery slowing to a stop. Hybrid now run the gamut from economy to luxury sport-utility vehicles. and convertible drivers are out of luck, for but pressure from hybrid could swiftly influence

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Most useful for: city driving

Takes used to: Regenerative braking

BMW ActiveHybrid 7 ($84,300)

Low-end: Prius C ($19,080)

The one you’ve of: Toyota Prius ($24,200)

if: You’re not confident you need it

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid


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