A hybrid vehicle is a great choice to purchase if you are in the market for a new car with excellent fuel economy. A hybrid vehicle is a cross between an internal combustion vehicle and a pure electric vehicle. A hybrid car is the best of both worlds in the sense that it has relatively quick pickup of a regular car but at the same time can save you a lot of money on gas with its much higher than average gas mileage. There are many different styles of hybrid vehicles but generally they consist of an internal combustion motor that runs off of gasoline and an electric motor that runs off electricity. Hybrid Electric vehicles or HEV’s for short have been catching on in popularity over the past 10 years.
There are many different companies these days offering Hybrid Electric vehicles including Ford, Honda, Toyota, and Mercedes on such platforms as the Honda Civic Hybrid or Toyota Prius for example. There are different ways in which hybrid vehicles operate. They can switch between using the electric motor or regular gas motor 100% of the time or mix and match the ratio of the use between the two types of engines on a daily basis.
Hybrid vehicles get fantastic gas mileage anywhere in the range between 30 mpg to 55 mpg. So you can conceivably double or even triple your gas mileage from your standard car depending on its age, condition, and engine size when you switch to a hybrid electric vehicle. Hybrid vehicles are not the best performance vehicles but they have improved from the early 2000’s and are quicker and lighter than they have ever been.
If you are looking for the best way to save gas and increase fuel economy a hybrid electric vehicle is the perfect choice for you.