Hybrid cars are our answer to increasing prices of fuel. Most car manufacturers are exerting extra effort in creating quality and efficient hybrid cars. In last decade, market has seen many successful hybrid cars and year by year, hybrid car technology has evolved. In 2015, there are quiet few cars lined to hit the road. Here are the top seven hybrid cars of 2015 that will hit the roads.
- Chevrolet Spark EV
The 2015 Spark EV is one of the few car that has the Wi-Fi internet service that runs on 4G network. This car is available in five models but all of them has standard 1.2 L 4-cylinder engine that produces 84 horsepower and electric power that takes the total to 140 horsepower. Car is perfect car for an average family as it has 34 mpg mileage on gasoline engine and with electric motor on full charges it goes up to 82 mpg.
- FIAT 500e
The FIAT 500e 2015 is 4 seat Hatchback, introduced with base price of 31,800 USD is 100% electric car. The car uses 24 kWh Li-ion battery to deliver amazing 111 horsepower. In addition, battery has no memory effect hence battery doesn’t have to fully discharge to charge again. It boasts 108 MPGe rating on average.
- Honda Accord
This mid-size sedan is one of the most affordable sedans. With 2015 model, it is expanding its line of hybrid car. The Accord has 2 L 4-cylinder engine with electric motor, which includes regenerative braking recharge system. Completely under electric motor, it could reach top speed of 60 miles per hour. However, the mileage is much better with 50 mpg in city and 45 mpg on highway.
- Nissan LEAF
Nissan LEAF is 5-seat Hatch back that is 100 % electric motor boasting amazing mileage rating of 126 mpg in city and 101 mpg on highway. It uses standard automatic transmission. Its electric motor produces around 107 horsepower on one full charge.
- Ford Focus Electric
The 2015 Ford Focus is another powerful 100 % electric car with 1-speed transmission. Its electric motor could yield up to 143 horsepower. Mileage achieved by this car is 110 mpg in the city and 99 mpg on highway. The 5-seat hatchback is introduced with base price of 35,170 USD. Car also use integrated navigation system and high standard airbag safety system.
- Chevrolet Volt
The Chevrolet Volt is still under redesign but its unique electric drive train is something to talk about. Although it is a 100 percent electric car, it does have gasoline engine. However, this engine only works as generator. Power is completely fed to electric motor. Its Li-ion battery pack delivers range of 38 miles. Its mileage has been rated at 98 MPGe.
- Toyota Prius
Toyota Prius belongs to successful family of Toyota’s Prius Cars. Prius is 5-door hatchback car that has 1.8 L 4-cylinder engine with an efficient electric motor. A hybrid nickel-metal battery pack is available with regenerative breaking system to yield 134 horsepower. A standard plus model achieves around 50 mpg but with Prius Plug-in, rating increases to 95 mpg.
Electric cars have not yet gained the trust most of the consumer. However, if you want to get some taste of these cars go get your dsa driving test to make sure you are qualified for driving any type of vehicle. And visit the showroom of your choice to experience a hybrid car.