Hybrid Cars and Electric Vehicles are now replacing the traditional petrol and Diesel vehicles in many parts of the world. They are based on the latest light weight weight hybrid batteries that can give longer life and more juicefor them. Earlier petrol and diesel vehicles with little body mass did more mileage with aerodynamic designs. Toyota can be named as the Masters of the Hybrid models in the world.
Now people are choosing these hybrid cars as they are running on petrol and also using the in fitted re-chargeable batteries for smooth and high speed traveling. Normally these cars batteries have up to 5 years of battery life expectancy. They don’t need any special maintenance by the car owners. With this battery and the with less fuel the car can do more mileage for little cost.
Hybrid Cars From Toyota.
However the Toyota Prius is a full hybrid electric automobile, the model was developed and manufactured by Japan’s Toyota company. From 1997 it was offered as a 4-door sedan and from 2003 onward it was presented as a 5-door model. Further more this is a Front-engine model with front-wheel drive.These Toyota models are having good reception all over the world for its smooth economical operation. Around January 2017, the Prius Liftback is the world’s top selling hybrid car with almost 4 million units sold out mainly in USA and in the Japanese market. Mean while the model is selling in good numbers in Sri Lanka too along with Honda Vezel model.
Suzuki Wagon R.
Suzuki Wagon R (WagonR PREMIUM Hybrid ) with CVT transmission is now available in Sri Lanka with 5 years of Warranty. Further more the ISG (Integrated Starter Generator) generates electricity efficiently by using the kinetic energy of deceleration and charged the lead-acid battery and the lithium-ion battery for automatic engine stop vehicle. In addition using that electricity, the vehicle cruises only by the electric motor which assists the engine in the situation of accelerating. In conclusion Hybrid system contributes to improving fuel consumption. WagonR provided with maximized capacity lithium-ion battery now. Further more this helps creeping by motor and the frequent motor assist.
2022 BMW iX Sports Activity Vehicle.
USA Price: US$ 83,200
India Price: Rs 1.16 Crore
BMW’s EV is powered by 331PS dual-motor setup. It got the riding range of range of 425km.
Maximum Horsepower: 516 hp
0-60 MPH in 4.4 sec
Range: up to 324 miles (425 Km)
10 min of DC Fast Charging gives up to up to 90 miles.
Provided with iDrive 8 infotainment system. 12.3 inch digital display.
14.9 inch touchscreen system with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. In addition, connected car tech, 18 speaker Harman Kardon sound system, head up display. In addition, cruise control, glass roof, four zone climate control and wireless charging are available. Multiple airbags, reverse assist, 360 degree camera, Tyre pressure monitor, and Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) are some of its available features. Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) covers automatic vehicle deceleration, lane departure warning, blind spot detection, and front collision warning.This BMW iX is good against Mercedes Benz EQC, Audi etron, and the Jaguar IPace models.
Sri Lanka Car Prices.
List of Hybrid Vehicles.
Best Hybrids 2019 Video.