One of the most exciting times in automotive history is the success of the hybrid vehicles. The Fall of 2010 will start the sale of these 2011 hybrids. Quite simply, hybrids are nothing more than a vehicle equipped with both a gas and electric engine. That means better gas mileage for the consumer. The electric motor is recharged by a battery when braking. As of now these hybrids do not need to be plugged in, but still use gas by traditional means. Here are five 2011 hybrid vehicles about to be released in the fall of 2010 with information on gas mileage, price and other relevant information. They ranged from economy cars to luxury sedans to an SUV whose brands are all well known.
1.) Ford Fusion 2010, 2011
Ford has various makes of hybrids and the Fusion is one of the best. It was the 2010 North American Car of the Year. Also, the Ford Fusion is America’s most fuel-efficient sedan. Their prices range from $ 19,695 to $28,505. Fuel consumption is from 22 mpg city-wide and 31 mpg on the highway. It features a 17.5 gallon fuel tank with a vehicle range of 437 miles on it. This is a midsize equal to any out there.
2.) Chevrolet Malibu 2010, 2011
The first of the economy sedans ranging in price from $21, 975 to $27,015, but the best part of all is their gas mileage. It’s 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway when combined is 25 mpg. For the vehicle range it is 400 with a 16.0 gallon fuel tank.
3.) 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
Let me introduce to you the first hybrid ever by this company. Lincoln vehicles have always been the hallmark of design, comfort, technology and now fuel efficiency. It is expected to deliver 42 mpg in city driving. Prices start at $35,180 which is lower in price than its nearest competitor, the 2010 Lexus HS 250h.
4.) Lexus GS450H 2010, 2011
One more hybrid sedan, but this time it exudes supreme luxury. If this is what you want in a hybrid vehicle than look no further to this Lexus. The suggested price is $57, 950 with 22/city and 25/highway in miles per gallon. Its vehicle range is 396 and has a 17.2 gallon fuel tank.
5.) Cadillac Escalade 2010, 2011
We have the ever popular SUV and the growing in popularity hybrid combined with the top vehicle in the fall and you’ve got the Cadillac Escalade. In comparison to the gas models the Escalade SUV has 10 mpg in the city and 16 mpg on the highway with a combined 12 mpg. The prices range from $82,290 to $88,140. Drive around in style, comfort and now fuel efficiency in this SUV.
The top 5 hybrid vehicles included two economy midsize, two luxury sedans and one SUV. Out of those five launched a brand new hybrid vehicle for that company. Eventually all makes and models will have hybrid options. That could be sooner than we know it.
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