Review update: 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Turbo S E-Hybrid trolls coal

2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe drive review  -  July 2020You’ve got to be kidding. That was my reaction when I first heard that the fastest Porsche SUV ever was also a plug-in hybrid with what Porsche claimed to be meaningful all-electric range. To skeptics, this 670-horsepower machine with a 0-60 mph time of 3.6 seconds and a top speed of 183 mph might read as a grudge-match move—a...

2021 Audi A7 plug-in hybrid fastback: US details confirmed

2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e plug-in hybridAudi is adding a third plug-in hybrid model to its United States lineup. The 2021 Audi A7 55 TFSI e will join the Q5 55 TFSI e crossover and A8 60 TFSI e sedan in U.S. showrooms this fall, the automaker announced Wednesday. The A7 plug-in hybrid uses a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 gasoline engine and 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, with an...

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime: How its 42-mile range and 38 mpg compare to rivals

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime XSEOfficial EPA ratings were posted Monday for the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime, and they’re exactly as anticipated by Toyota ahead of the model’s launch. That includes a rating of 42 all-electric miles on the model’s plug-in charge, then 40 mpg city, 36 highway, 38 combined. With a full charge and a full tank of gas, the RAV4 Prime can...

Hyundai Santa Fe plug-in hybrid specs and features revealed—for Europe

2021 Hyundai Santa FeThe next-generation Hyundai Santa Fe will get a plug-in hybrid powertrain, the first time one has been offered in Hyundai's mid-size family crossover. The model is likely to be sold in the United States, but Hyundai has only released specifications for the European market so far. Scheduled to go on sale in Europe in 2021, the Santa Fe follows the...

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime first drive review: The way a plug-in hybrid should be

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime first drive. -  July 2020Right about the time I’d passed 30 miles of all-electric driving with the RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid, I knew this experience was going to be different. There was plenty of charge left. With an expected EPA-rated 42-mile range from its big 18.1-kwh battery pack, followed by an expected 38 mpg combined after running through the charge, the RAV4...

Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe: 52 miles electric, then 26 mpg combined

2020 Polestar 1 first driveElectric range and efficiency ratings for the Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe are in. The luxury coupe boasts one of the longest electric ranges of any plug-in hybrid currently on sale, but with less-impressive efficiency ratings. The Polestar 1 has an EPA-rated 52 miles of electric range. The coupe is rated at 26 mpg combined when using its...

All 2017-2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid models recalled for fire risk

2019 Chrysler Pacifica HybridFiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling the 2017-2020 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid—a plug-in hybrid—over concerns of a fire risk relating to the 12-volt accessory battery connection. The recall affects 27,634 vehicles—every Pacifica Hybrid produced for all model years combined. Of that total, 3,370 are in Canada and about 1,684 are...