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Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars

2021 Ford Escape Hybrid on the road

The automotive industry has been making large leaps toward hybrid and electric technology, so you may have even noticed hybrid vehicles and EVs popping up on Boerne roads. Are hybrid cars good options for you and your family? At one point, going hybrid may have been a more difficult and expensive choice, but now there are a ton of solid options that are affordable and efficient. Ford has a wide range of hybrid sedans, crossovers, and SUVs that we’ll get into below. Keep reading to explore the pros and cons of hybrid cars. 

Benefits of Hybrid Cars

Energy Efficiency: A hybrid vehicle functions with electric technology and a traditional combustion engine working in tandem. There are different systems available, like regenerative braking, that recaptures energy during braking. Ultimately, the hybrid system minimizes fuel consumption for fewer emissions and lower gas costs. 

Cost of Ownership: At this point, the market has such a wide range that you can find a vehicle that suits your budget. Many states also offer tax incentives that can lower the cost of ownership. Hybrid vehicles also have a battery warranty that helps to protect you. 

Variety: The original hybrids that many people picture are the compact, low power vehicles of the past, but the market has grown expansively. Today there are hybrid sedans, crossovers, SUVs, pickup trucks, and vans – anything you could want to get around Bulverde!

Ford Hybrids and Electric Vehicles

Now you know the benefits of hybrid cars, what vehicle options do you have? Explore some of the Ford models you can get in San Antonio:

  • Escape Hybrid: Also available as a plug-in hybrid, the Escape is a crossover that creates plenty of space for New Braunfels and Boerne drivers. 
  • Explorer Platinum: A mid-size crossover/SUV, this vehicle is spacious and efficient, and comes with an abundance of features to keep you safe, secure, and connected. 
  • Ford Maverick: The Ford Maverick is a solid option to provide the power of a pickup with a variety of options to customize to your needs. 
  • Ford F-150: The F-150 is a feat of electric technology, with the ability to power a house for three days and the “frunk” that’s coming out in the upcoming model year. 

Check out the lineup of Ford hybrids with our team at Northside Ford in San Antonio.

Are Hybrid Cars Good? Come See for Yourself at Northside Ford

Now that you know the benefits of hybrid cars, come explore them in person with our team at Northside Ford. Contact us to schedule your test drive or to get any of your questions answered. You can also shop at home with our Northside Express option.

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