Looking to get in a hybrid for cheap? Used Toyota Prius 1.5 HSD 2004-2009 Review

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Used Priuses, especially the Generation 2 that were made from 2004 to 2009 are becoming a bargain to buy, especially for the MPG and features you get in return. I knew I wanted something for her that was cheap to maintain, had a reliable automatic transmission, came with cruise control, AC.

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Road Test: 2022 Kia Rio S 5-door Hatchback

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Low-cost but not cheap. This combination delivers EPA fuel economy numbers of 33 mpg city/41 highway/36 combined. As a test, part of those miles were driven with the cruise control set at 65 mph where we averaged 44 mpg, and at 60 mph resulting in 51.4

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Road Test: 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Duramax 4WD Crew Cab AT4 CarbonPro

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Fuel economy for the 3.0-liter Duramax turbodiesel is EPA rated at 22 mpg city/26 highway/24 combined. mpg, but on a 100-mile all-freeway run with the adaptive cruise control set at 65 mph, we got an impressive 29.8 News: Pickup Trucks Make Big Power/MPG Moves.

Perspective: Drive Star Conversion Program Could Cut US Oil Use in Half by 2020

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In a pre-response to that speech, having successfully advocated for plug-in hybrids like the forthcoming Chevy Volt, we propose that the President follow that speech up with a “realistic and conservative” roadmap to halve our oil use in 10 years. We’re happy we’re well on our way with plug-in cars. That said, we aim to put this solution on the map—only this time in weeks, not in the eight years it took to win on plug-in hybrids. And oil only seems cheap.

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Wall Street Report

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Coalition Turns On to 'Plug-In Hybrids' Utilities, Localities, DaimlerChrysler Give Traction to Professor's Drive For High Mileage By JOHN J. He called his new configuration the "plug-in hybrid" because it allowed homeowners to recharge the car's batteries by plugging into an electrical outlet. Japanese car makers, about to market their own hybrids that didn't plug in, paid scant attention. Only a handful of experimental plug-ins are on the road.

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Main Page - EAA-PHEV

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Vehicle-to-grid interface technology is also particularly well suited to Plug-in vehicles. edit ] Basics Here on the main page we should address some of the basics, such as: What is an Electric Vehicle (EV), Hybrid EV (HEV), and Plug-In Hybrid EV (PHEV)? They use cheap, clean, and domestic electricity for short trips and daily commutes, displacing or eliminating oil consumption and CO2 pollution. Whats all the fuss about "plugging in", what difference does it make?

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Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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Subscribe Green News Events Manufacturers Region New Cars Used Cars Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chrysler , Dodge , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , SAE World Congress Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day by Sebastian Blanco on Apr 22nd 2009 at 7:48PM Two months ago we went for a ride in the Dodge Circuit EV. I also think it will be cheap, which is why I think someone will buy the group.