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Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles

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Are you ready to upgrade your Knoxville lifestyle? Do you want to contribute to a greener environment? Hybrid vehicles are the perfect solution! These vehicles will save you time and money by reducing the number of times you have to stop at the gas station. Enjoy your Indianola drives uninterrupted! There are two different types: hybrid and plug-in hybrid. Both use a traditional gas engine and electric battery to efficiently power the vehicle.



So, what’s the difference between hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles? Conventional hybrid models use gas and electric power simultaneously to operate the vehicle. The gas engine essentially charges the medium-sized battery, so you don’t have to worry about charging it yourself.

Plug-in hybrids have a larger-sized battery because it is the primary power source. The gas engine is used like a backup generator. When the battery runs low on charge, the gas engine will kick in to power the vehicle. Learn more about hybrid vs. plug-in hybrids with DeYarman Automotive Group below, and contact us if you have additional questions!

Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid: Benefits of Hybrid Models

The conventional hybrid is perfect for Pella drivers who are a bit hesitant to incorporate new driving features and techniques. These vehicles feel very familiar and are very intuitive. You won’t have to find public charging stations to charge your electric vehicle, but you’ll still have incredible gas mileage. Your daily routine will remain largely the same with conventional hybrid models, and you won’t have to adapt to a new schedule.

Hybrid vs. Plug-in Hybrid: Benefits of Plug-In Hybrid Models

As mentioned above, the electric battery is the primary source of power in plug-in hybrid vehicles. Once its charge is drained, the car will switch over to the gas engine. In this case, the gas engine is the backup power source. If your primary concern is environmental safety, the plug-in will be your best option since electricity is the preferred power source. The battery is large enough to where you can run all of your errands and commute on solely electricity!

Find Your Efficient New Ride at DeYarman Automotive Group Today!

Now you know the difference between conventional hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles! Do you know which one is best for you? Visit DeYarman Automotive Group to see what options are available to you, then test-drive them to get a feel for how they operate. Use our online trade-in valuation tool if you plan on trading in your vehicle, then apply for financing today!


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