Hybrid News

Toyota hybrid sales blow past expectations

In its 2nd quarter (10/2020-12/2020) of selling the RAV4 Prime in the U.S., Toyota delivered 2,240 units of the vehicle, more than doubling the 960 units delivered in its 1st quarter of sales. The RAV4 Prime, the plug-in version of the RAV4 Hybrid, is not the only hot vehicle in Toyota’s lineup. The RAV4 Hybrid and the Highlander Hybrid deliveries…

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2021 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Pricing and Availability

The 2021 Crosstrek Hybrid will be available for sale this winter at a starting price of $36,395. The car’s 2-liter four-cylinder engine and electric motor combine to give it 35 mpg. For an extra $2,500, buyers can select the premium package, adding a moonroof, heated steering wheels, navigation system, and Harman Kardon stereo.Read more

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Bentley adds Bentayga hybrid to its SUV line

The 2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid is the third model to join the carmaker’s luxury SUV line. A 126 bhp electric motor and a 3-liter V6 engine combine to power the car. The E motor is supplied energy by a 17.3kWh lithium battery that reaches full charge in less than 2.5 hours. Bentley will slap a $200,000+ price tag on the…

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Pricing for 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe

The Wrangler 4xe, which Jeep announced production of in December 2020, will come in two versions, the Sahara 4xe and the Rubicon 4xe. The Wrangler Sahara 4xe has a starting price tag of $49,490, and the Wrangler Rubicon 4x has a starting price tag of $53,190. Both versions are eligible for up to $7,500 in federal and state incentives. Read…

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Volvo’s Recharge plug-in hybrids recognized for towing capability

Volvo’s Recharge plug-in hybrids took home awards for their towing capability in the 2021 Caravan and Motorhome Club Towcar of the Year Awards. The XC40 T5 FWD was named the best Alternatively Fueled Towcar, and the V60 T6 AWD was named the best Family Towcar.Read more

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The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid is here!

The 2021 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will be available at dealerships sometime over the upcoming months with a sticker price of $36,395. Fuel economy comes in at 35 mpg, an improvement over the previous model’s mpg. The car maintains its current powertrain, a 2L 4-cylinder engine with an electric motor, and has a completely redesigned front bumper and grille. Read more

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2021 Toyota Camry Hybrid fuel-efficiency test

The 2021 Camry Hybrid’s mpg vary depending on trim; the base trim, the LE, gets 52 mpg combined, while the higher trims, the SE, XSE, and XLE, get 46 mpg combined. The LE does weigh less and has different wheels and tires. Cars.com carried out a test drive in southeast Michigan — 50 miles of city driving and 150 miles…

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2021 Range Rover Velvar switches to hybrid powertrain

Land Rover has revamped the powertrain for the 2021 Range Rover Velvar, ditching the 3L V-6 for a 3L turbocharged inline-6 with mild-hybrid technology. The 2021 Velvar is outfitted with the Land Rover’s latest infotainment system and can do over-the-air updates. The base model with 2L turbocharged straight-four engine comes at a price tag of $58,050.Read more

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