The 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid will be available in U.S. showrooms later this year and has an official fuel-efficiency rating of 33 mpg combined in hybrid mode. Its fuel economy is ahead of the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV’s 26 mpg but behind the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime’s 38 mpg. Read more
A recent comparison of towing capacity between the Toyota RAV4 Prime PHEV and Tesla Model Y shows that plug-in hybrids may be better at towing than battery electric vehicles. Overall, battery electric vehicles lack adequate energy to tow loads efficiently without suffering from meaningful reductions in range. Read more 18002539377
Toyota’s RAV4 Prime Plug-in Hybrid SUV will launch stateside this summer, carrying 42-miles of all-electric range. Electrek reports the RAV4 Prime PHEV will launch with up to 302hp and a projected 5.7 seconds 0-60mph. The model comes in multiple grades, with a base price of $38,100, before local incentives. Read more.