If you intend to purchase an SUV, might as well make sure that it is a hybrid vehicle. SUVs have become notorious over the years to consume large amounts of petrol or diesel. These days, times have changed. Due to the fact that car manufacturers are looking to make the designs more environmentally friendly, there are now plug in hybrid SUV options. So what are your plug in hybrid suv options? Here are some fo the best SUVs that you may want to look into.
2015 Lexus RX Hybrid
This is probably the hybrid SUV that received so much hype from car enthusiasts. Average price for this SUV is around $47,000 to $48,000 depending on the dealer. According to the manufacturers, the Lexus RX Hybrid can run 32 miles per gallon on the city while 28 on highway driving.
Performance wise, the Lexus Rx Hybrid is a decent performing SUV that has consistent feedback from its users. According to those who purchased the SUV though, this is a good all around vehicle in terms of its performance. It lived up to its expectations, however, for the brake system, you could be getting a mixture of reactions.
Porsche Cayene 2015
The Porsche Cayene Hybrid is another great diesel hybrid engine SUV. According to critics, the Porsche Cayene Hybrid is among the best SUVs out there. It is even considered currently as the number one luxury SUV. For the price, you have to pay around $75,000 for this vehicle. It has around 21 mpg for city while 24 mpg for highway driving for its gas only mode. As for the electric mode, it could get to 47 mpg. Though the numbers aren’t that high compared to other hybrid SUVs, it still offers some interesting things such as great handling.
2015 Lexus NX Hybrid
If you will look at the fuel economy of the Lexus NX Hybrid, users are definitely pleased with what it could offer. On the other hand, for this SUV, it could’ve been better if it offers more power and cargo. For a $40,000 price tag, and having a 35 mpg for city and 31 mpg for highway, this makes a perfect driving companion on the road. Ranking luxury compact SUVs for 2015, the Lexus NX Hybrid ranks 5th out of 17. This says a lot since if you test drive this vehicle, it is something that you could rely on. And also, it is something safe.
With a four cylinder engine, 300 horsepower vehicle is a lean machine that could give you a comfortable ride especially on a bumpy road.
Undeniably, car owners today have more options. According to the latest statistics, the hybrid cars do cost a lot more money than your average petrol and diesel vehicle. This is mainly due to the amount of money funneled into research. However, let’s accept the fact that there are a lot of perks to this. For instance, you could resell the vehicle for a decent price. Also, you could get tax exemptions for having a hybrid vehicle. Now do you still think that having a hybrid SUV is not worth the investment?