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Hybrid vs. Electric Cars

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If you think it’s time to upgrade your ride to a hybrid or electric vehicle, you may be curious as to which option is better for your lifestyle. Matthews drivers looking to trade in their traditional gas-powered vehicle can compare hybrid cars vs. electric cars with the Hendrick Porsche team to determine which is a better option. Check out the details with Hendrick Porsche below.


Hybrid Cars vs. Electric Cars: Learn the Basics

Explore the benefits of hybrid vs. electric cars by first establishing an understanding of the core differences between these two forms of fueling a vehicle.

Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid vehicles are gas powered, but they aren’t solely powered by the gas engine. In order to produce the energy for forward motion, hybrids have a secondary electric motor. In a traditional hybrid, the gas engine and electric motor function in tandem to provide energy to your vehicle.

This provides significant improvements in gas mileage. An electric motor in a traditional hybrid will recharge itself through the simple act of driving your vehicle so you never have to worry about plugging into a power source.

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles, on the other hand, utilize electric power alone. They simply use an electric motor and a battery. The battery in an electric vehicle is crucial to the overall functioning of the vehicle, and plays a significant role in powering your car. EVs need to be charged, whether it’s at home on your Level 1 or Level 2 charger or at a public charging station. There will be variation in the mileage range depending on the type of EV you have and how much charge is left in your battery. For example, the Porsche Taycan has an electric mile range of up to 225 miles when fully charged.

Hybrid Cars vs. Electric Cars: Hybrid Benefits

If you aren’t sure about relying on electric power alone, a hybrid vehicle is a great option. Indian Trail drivers can enjoy serious savings, and still maintain their lifestyle. Hybrid vehicles also have a self charging battery so you don’t have to worry about the installation of a home charger or mapping out local charging stations. You can also fuel up at any gas station. Another advantage of choosing a hybrid vehicle is that the starting cost is typically more affordable than an electric vehicle.

Ultimately, if you have a lengthy commute or you’re looking for the freedom to go on road trips without worrying about running out of power on the road, a hybrid vehicle is probably the best option! You can stop at any gas station to fuel up quickly, just like you’re accustomed to with a traditional gas engine.

Hybrid Cars vs. Electric Cars: Electric Benefits

By eliminating the use of gas, an electric vehicle provides long-term savings. They are great for your budget and for decreasing your footprint. An electric vehicle could be a great option if you’re looking for: low to zero tailpipe emissions, virtually no engine noise, and eliminating the money you spend on gas. Other benefits include a decrease in maintenance costs and the incentives offered by federal and state governments. There are also flexible charging options that are becoming more commonplace.

If you are frequently taking quick trips around the Charlotte area, an electric vehicle may be a great option! Longer trips are becoming more and more accessible with the increase in charging stations.

Compare Hybrid vs. Electric Cars with Hendrick Porsche

Whether you choose a hybrid or electric vehicle, you’ll have a great option at Hendrick Porsche. You can make a seamless transition with the help of our experts, so contact us today for more information. Take the time to fill out a financing application today to get the process moving!

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