Pros And Cons Of Hybrid Cars
¬¬Many people uses a hybrid car even not being aware for a while. For example, a mo-ped (a motorized bike with pedals) is a type of hybrid vehicle because it couples the power of a gasoline engine with the power generated by the rider through the pedals. In fact, hybrid vehicles are quite common these days. A major section of locomotives that are seen pulling trains are diesel-electric hybrids. Metropolises like Seattle run diesel-electric buses which draw electric power from overhead electric lines which run on diesel while away from the wires. But if you have—especially if you are going to buy one, then this article is a must-read for you to choose between ‘to buy or not to buy’:
1. Pro: Makes you an efficient exploiter
Like a Jeep's want to be driven rough off-road, and a Ferrari's longing to be honored as a racing car, your hybrid has no criteria other than being driven efficiently. Many hybrids like Toyota Prius, gives you a display that shows your current mileage along with the average miles per gallon. It also tells how much energy can be regained with the brakes.
Every other car provides you with an improved mileage when you accelerate and brake smoothly. Yet with a hybrid, you can really feel it, particularly when you accelerate bit by bit, because that's when only the electric engine is utilized. …show more content…
There goes a popular saying that scandalizes the reputation of the battery and speculates further, that a replacement for the ‘worthless’ original will give your pocket another headache. Consumer Reports says that Toyota sells the replacement batteries for an amount no less than $2,300 to $2,600. Being pragmatic, if you are to replace a battery on a decade-old hybrid, you will have to pay about $500 for one from a junkyard, just like if any other major component you have to replace on an older