Hybrid Crossovers

These hybrid crossovers have become highly popular among buyers looking to combine the benefits of an SUV with the eco-friendly aspect of a hybrid vehicle. People interested in such vehicles are obviously desiring an SUV, but one that is a hybrid. Therefore, these potential buyers looking for such vehicles need to know about hybrids and what can be expected from them. All the information about such vehicles can be found on the manufacturer’s official websites. Hybrid vehicles are those that are powered by two separate energy sources. Normally one source is an electric motor and the second is usually an IC engine. Two separate sources of energy assure that a vehicle can perform better at variable speeds and is environmentally friendly. Because of this, people are considering purchasing hybrid crossovers instead of conventional gasoline powered models. The vehicles are more gas efficient, more eco-friendly and quieter than the usual IC engine powered crossovers.

The hybrid crossover SUVs emit low carbon emissions thereby making the vehicle environmentally friendly, yet they come with the regular features found in SUVs such as more space and seating capacity. In spite of this larger space and seating capability, they handle like a much smaller car. If you are looking for a large vehicle like an SUV, but are not confident about driving one, you need to look into getting the crossover SUV. Hybrid crossover vehicles are fuel-efficient. Many people are actually put off from buying SUVs because they are infamous for consuming a lot of gas. The hybrid crossovers will keep your hard earned money firmly in your pocket.

2012 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus RX 450h

This luxury crossover from Lexus comes with a blend of power and luxury, and has a price tag that indicates this. One of the best hybrid crossovers, this vehicle delivers fantastic fuel mileage of 28 mpg in cities and 32 mpg on highways. The base model comes with standard features such as: AWD, iPod, satellite radio, navigation system, Bluetooth and much more. The vehicle also offers a quiet interior, comfortable seats and high quality material everywhere. Not many SUVs can match the RX 450h for the fuel economy because of the hybrid nature of the energy resource. The base model of the vehicle is available at around $45,000. The capable and quiet hybrid engine of the crossover, along with its smooth ride is appreciated by almost everyone. The navigation and multimedia interface is simpler than in most other luxury crossovers.

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt

Almost everyone will agree that Chevrolet Volt is one of the best hybrid crossovers available in the market today. This is mainly due to the impressive fuel economy offered by the vehicle. The Volt comes with a gas engine that kicks ON after the battery has died on a road trip. This allows the users of the crossover to be free from range anxiety. The power generated by its electric motors is enough you get a quiet and smooth ride. It is easy to charge the batteries and the interiors are modern. The Volt handles similar to a sporty vehicle as it is fun to drive. This vehicle should be your top choice if you are looking to buy a hybrid car. The high tech power train makes the car extremely fuel efficient providing s fuel mileage of 35 mpg in city and 40 mpg on highways.