This week we take a look at the the dual-electric-motor all-wheel drive setup in the RAV4 Hybrid (...in addition to reviewing the rest of the vehicle as well.) Can Toyota provide economy and AWD performance in a hybrid crossover package?
YOU DON’T KNOW MY HYPE RIGHT NOW!!!
KBB’s team of experts take a look at some of the hottest Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) on the market today. Featuring cars from Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and Chevrolet, we compare them side-by-side to see what they have to offer. Which one would you plug in?
It’s official. The Ford Mustang Hybrid will make its debut in 2020. The electrified pony car will likely be the first of its kind: an American rear-drive coupe with a hybrid powertrain. Hybrids have come a long way; supercars including the Porsche 918 Spyder and McLaren P1 take advantage of the additional power of…
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Suzuki’s been making kei cars with hybrid systems for a few years now (I believe they’re the only manufacturer that’s ever sold hybrid keis, although Daihatsu’s shown concepts), and 15 years ago made the first hybrid kei car, the Twin Hybrid.
I meant to post this before, but this was the two work days of driving I had this past week. (The other two days in there are from a new year’s road trip.)
Two words: Tundra Hybrid.
Engine RPM, water temperature, a far more accurate display of battery state of charge, and high voltage battery current flow - I’d say that’s a pretty decent config.
The MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4. A MINI that isn’t mini, and a plug-in hybrid small crossoverish thing that’s less efficient than a giant minivan.
In case of Kinja, 5759 RAV4 Hybrids sold in the past month, a 34.2% increase over last year, while 5722 Prii (the regular one, not the v, c, or Prime plug-in) sold, a 43.8% decrease from last year.
I feel like there’s room for a follow up to my previous piece on the Le Mans Prototype 1-Hybrid subclass, now that there’s been additional news, including the news that Porsche is terminating their LMP1 program after this season is over.