What’s The Difference: Hybrids vs. Plug-In Hybrids vs. EVs | Consumer Reports

What'S The Difference: Hybrids Vs. Plug-In Hybrids Vs. Evs | Consumer Reports 1

Hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric vehicles have a shared goal: reduce tailpipe emissions and deliver the best fuel economy. But how do they work? We explain the differences between these powertrains and how they can affect vehicle ownership.

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6 Comments on "What’s The Difference: Hybrids vs. Plug-In Hybrids vs. EVs | Consumer Reports"

  1. Bought my 2015 hybrid Prius in 2015. I’m driving my last car.😊

  2. @dayoadeosun1520 | April 5, 2024 at 3:21 PM |

    Very concise and informative. Great video 👍

  3. @jacobwebb8561 | April 5, 2024 at 4:53 PM |

    I would say “taking an hour or more to fully charge” is correct, but a bit misleading. Most electric vehicles slow down charging above 80%, but can charge very rapidly from 5%-80%. So, unless you absolutely will not make it to your next charging stop/destination, 80% is the target.

    Good video, but I don’t want potential electric converts to be dissuaded.

  4. @shadowdance4666 | April 5, 2024 at 5:27 PM |

    Why don’t you also elaborate on the types of hybrids like full compared to mild or whatever other types there are

  5. @Steve_in_NJ | April 5, 2024 at 6:18 PM |

    Great visual comparisons. I’ve decided to go PHEV for my next crossover — KIA Niro SX Touring has a great CR rating (87) — just hoping their inventory rises (or I can get one in my trim/color) by end of September!

  6. @lisasavage6527 | April 5, 2024 at 6:25 PM |

    Good evening everyone

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