Posts Tagged “Efficient”
With a highway rating of 27 mpg, the 2017 Challenger GT is an all-wheel drive muscle car that delivers good fuel economy too. Even hooning in the wild and throwing up dust with abandon, we managed to average 21 mpg in a week with the muscular Challenger GT. Read the review at FutureCars.com.
Efficient Drivetrains has delivered the first of six planned plug-in hybrid electric Class 6 armored trucks to Sectran Security in California. The trucks are powered by electric motors and utilize a compressed natural gas (CNG) range extender. Read about it at EVmeme.com.
The Avalon Hybrid is a big sedan with a unique style inside and out. Standard features are so plentiful that many will assume the Avalon Hybrid to be a premium-level vehicle. It’s class-leading fuel economy and real-world achievement of those EPA estimates are its calling card, however. Read the review at FutureCars.com.
Now in its sixteenth year as a model, the Toyota Prius is still the definition of hybrid car efficiency. For the 2016 model year, Toyota took the car that is a household name for “hybrid” and redesigned it to refine its consumer appeal beyond just fuel economy. Read more at FutureCars.com.
Yes, it’s an SUV with a plug. No, it’s not a Tesla killer. Yes, it has a goofy shift lever. We spent a week in the BMW X5 sport utility in its plug-in hybrid format, and were suitably impressed by its high-tech nonchalance and drag strip-sized tires. Read the review at NewAtlas.com.
Sports cars are fun. That is the most obvious statement ever made, but with the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, fun doesn’t have to mean inefficient. The Camaro is a surprise for its refinement, fuel efficiency, and maintenance of the fun factor that this pony car has long been known for. Read more at FutureCars.com.
The NX series of compact crossovers entered the market last year as a promising new take on the segment. That’s paid off as this passenger-oriented crossover has won hearts and with the hybrid option, it’s become the most fuel-efficient in the class as well. Read more at FutureCars.com.