Hybrid

Hybrid vehicles boast two or more powerplants. Usually one internal combustion engine is coupled with an electric motor and a battery pack. While more complicated than vehicles with a single engine, hybrid cars usually boast significantly improved fuel efficiency over gasoline-powered automobiles.


2017 Toyota Prius
2017 Toyota Prius
MSRP:
$24,685
Engine:
I-4
MPG:
54 City / 50 HWY
2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid
MSRP:
$26,790
Engine:
I-4
MPG:
42 City / 38 HWY
2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid
MSRP:
$27,910
Engine:
I-4
MPG:
34 City / 31 HWY
2017 Chevrolet Volt
2017 Chevrolet Volt
MSRP:
$33,220
Engine:
I-4
MPG:
N/A
2016 Tesla Model X
2016 Tesla Model X
MSRP:
$80,000
Engine:
MPG:
101 City / 102 HWY
2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2016 Toyota Camry Hybrid
MSRP:
$26,790
Engine:
I-4
MPG:
42 City / 38 HWY
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid scored 84 MPGe in government testing

The already-efficient Pacifica wins the EPA ratings game hands down.

Plus it has a 566-mile range.
Recharge Wrap-up: 2017 RFS requirements set, Seattle's hybrid ambulances

GKN Driveline supplies eAxle for BMW X1 plug-in hybrid.

New RFS requirements aren't going to please the oil industry. Seattle cuts emissions with XL Hybrids retrofits. BMW's Chinese X1 PHEV uses GKN Driveline's eAxle AWD technology.
Obama Administration takes one last swing at promoting EVs

'Datathon' is part of a broader effort that includes funding, charging corridors.

Tuesday's "Electric Vehicle Datathon" gives the outgoing president another chance to tout plug-in vehicle technology.
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