Posts from ‘Plug-in Hybrids’

Jan
22
Reddy Kilowatt

Reddy Kilowatt was a corporate mascot first used by the Alabama Power Company in 1926. Reddy was part of a campaign to encourage Americans to embrace electric power.

If you’ve been hearing or reading about electric vehicles, you’ve likely come across the word “kilowatt.” The vernacular of the EV is somewhat different than that of gas- or diesel-powered cars. Gone are words and terms like gallon and horsepower, replaced by the likes of kilowatt (kW) and kilowatt hour (kWh).

Jan
10
Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid

Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid

Consumer Guide Automotive 2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid Limited

Class: Compact Crossover

Passenger capacity: 5

Color: Amazon Gray

Dec
02
2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4Xe

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4Xe in Baltic Gray (a $395 color option)

Consumer Guide Automotive 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4Xe

Class: Midsize Crossover

Passenger capacity: 5

Color: Baltic Gray

Nov
18
2023 Toyota Prius

2023 Toyota Prius

2022 Los Angeles Auto Show

Revealed at a private event in advance of the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota officially unveiled the next version of its Prius gas/electric and Prius Prime plug-in hybrids. These fifth-generation hatchbacks get a sleek new look, a revised battery pack, and up-to-date safety and connectivity tech. The company also claims that the standard Prius hybrid will achieve 57 mpg in combined city/highway driving.

Oct
31
Saturn Flextreme Concept

Saturn Flextreme Concept

Forgotten Concepts, Forgotten Concepts

This is an installment in a series of posts looking back on show cars that we feel deserved a little more attention than they got. If you have a suggestion for a Forgotten Concept topic, please shoot us a line or leave a comment below.

Oct
19
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Pinnacle

2022 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Pinnacle in Ceramic Gray (a $495 color option)

Consumer Guide Automotive 2022 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Pinnacle

Class: Minivan

Miles driven: 592

Oct
05
2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 Inscription

2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 Inscription in Silver Damon (a $695 color option)

Quick Spin

2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 Inscription Extended Range

Class: Premium Compact Crossover

Miles Driven: 998

Fuel Used: 27.0 gallons

Aug
19
Dodge New-Product Blitz

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.

Aug
18
 2022 Ford Escape Titanium PHEV

2022 Ford Escape Titanium PHEV in Rapid Red Metallic (a $495 option)

2015 Audi Q52022 Ford Escape Titanium PHEV

Class: Compact Crossover

Miles driven: 445

Fuel used: 9.2 gallons

Aug
05
 Hyundai EV Architecture

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

Whether you drive a car, need a car, or just occasionally bum a ride with friends, you’ve come to the right place. Join the editors of Consumer Guide Automotive as they break down everything that’s going on in the auto world. New-car reviews, shopping tips, driving green, electric cars, classic cars, and plenty of great guests. This is the Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast.