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2023 Sportage Hybrid first drive

The 2023 Sportage Hybrid is arguably the best in the Sportage lineup. Starting at $36,000, $6,000 less than the plug-in hybrid, the 2023 Sportage Hybrid boasts top-in-class fuel efficiency of 42 mpg city and 227 horsepower. The SUV combines that amazing performance with an improved, spacious interior that features a 12-inch touchscreen and USB outlets on the back of the…

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2022 Lexus NX450h+ Plug-In Hybrid review

The Lexus NX450h+ starts at $56,635 and does many things right to validate that price tag. The vehicle boasts a 37-mile EV range, best-in-competition amongst its luxury counterparts. The NX450h+ can be fully charged in 4.5 hrs or 2.5 hours using the standard 3.3kW charger or the 6.5kW charger. The interior features a spacious cabin with comfortable seating and a…

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Report: Hybrids may surpass ICE as preferred powertrain at Lexus

According to a new report from Motor Trend, the future of powertrains at Lexus could be hybrid. The luxury automaker announced it will offer all models with an electrified powertrain, and it will continue the development of its hybrid technology, beyond just an eco-solution. Lexus also announced it is developing in-wheel motors for electrified vehicles. Read more.

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