According to Statistic Brain, an estimated 2,180,000 hybrid vehicles were sold in the United States during 2012. And for good reason, too — hybrids are amazing investments — not only are they sweet, smooth rides, but they are great for the environment and represent and amazing investment overall. But, because hybrid battery packs do not typically outlast the car itself, nearly all hybrid car owners will be in the market to repair or replace their battery pack at some point, usually in the range of six to ten years after the car?s original purchase.
Before you make any big decisions about how to repair or replace your hybrid car batteries, the first thing you should do is get educated about hybrid cars fuel economy, and how to replace a hybrid battery:
You Can Prolong Their Batter
One of the most common anxieties that hybrid owners — and potential owners — have is the failure of the hybrid battery. Hybrids have been becoming more popular, with over 2.1 million sold in 2012 in the U.S. alone. This is partly because of the impressive fuel economy and partly because of a green consciousness, but something that hybrid owners still struggle with is the thought of hybrid battery replacement. Here are a few things you’ll need to know.
1. When You’ll Need Hybrid Battery Replacement
The first thing hybrid owners should know is when they’re going to need to replace their batteries. A Continue Reading No Comments
Since they’ve been on the American market for about 15 years now, its a really good time to buy a hybrid. The technology has advanced enough that they are more reliable, better performing, and longer lasting. Additionally, they still offer unrivaled fuel economy, and hybrid owners can even sometimes get tax incentives for buying one. Here are a few things you need to know when you’re shopping for a hybrid car.
1. Know the Engine
The first thing you need to know about your potential hybrid is what kind of engine it has. There are actually a few different kinds of Continue Reading No Comments