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2022 Ford Maverick rated at an estimated 42 city MPG

The 2022 Maverick Hybrid beat Ford’s estimate of 40 mpg in the city, notching 42 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 37 mpg combined. A 2.5L inline-4 engine and an electric motor combine to give the car 191 hp of output. The Maverick Hybrid starts at $21,490. Read more

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2021 Escape Plug-in Hybrid now on sale

After one year plus of delay, the 2021 Escape plug-in hybrid is now available for sale. The Escape is available in just front-wheel drive and has a best-in-class fuel efficiency of 41 mpg on gasoline alone. The base SE trim starts at $32,650, and the higher SEL and Titanium trims cost around $3,000 and $6,000 more. Read more

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Ford F-150 Hybrid towing examples

Cars.com’s Mike Hanley carried out several tests of the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid’s towing capacity. The items towed were the Taxa Cricket, a lightweight single-axle camper, the 1998 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, the Airstream Flying Cloud 25FB, a 25 ft travel trailer, and the 2002 Ford SVT Focus. The most fuel-efficient trip was 16 mpg over 285 miles with the…

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Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid to release later this year

After a year of delay, the Ford Escape PHEV is due to arrive later this year, though the current global semiconductor shortage poses some issues. Starting at a base price of $33,985, or $27,000 net after the tax credit, the vehicle is powered by a 2.5L straight-four engine and two electric motors and has a combined fuel efficiency of 41…

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Round-up: Well-priced Hybrid SUVs

Motor Biscuit has released a list of the five most affordable hybrid SUVs for 2020. At the low-end of the prices listed are Honda’s CR-V and Toyota’s RAV4, both coming in below $29,000 for a basic model. The Subaru Crosstrek and Toyota Highlander are at the high-end range of the list with prices over $35,000. Ford’s Escape hybrid also makes…

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