The 2021 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid parked on the road

The Perks of Getting Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Car

Why Must You Own a Hybrid Car?

The concept of hybrid cars has grown in popularity exponentially over the last couple of years. More and more people are showing interest in these vehicles and investing their money in the same. But what is it about hybrid cars that make them so popular? Is it the sleek design or do they have more benefits than what meets the eye? Let’s find out why you must own a hybrid car in the rest of this blog piece. And while you make your way through the entry, remember to browse through our inventory at James Hodge Hyundai in Muskogee, OK.

What is a Hybrid Car?

A hybrid car, in its simplest terms, is a car that features two or more engines. One of the engines is electric motor driven and the other is standard and conventional. Hybrid cars consume less energy and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Therefore, they are a great boon for the environment that is increasingly consumed by ash and smoke from the tens of thousands of vehicles.


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Advantages of Hybrid Cars

Let us now have a look at the different advantages of hybrid cars so that you can make an informed decision about purchasing them.

They Are Eco-Friendly

This is a no-brainer, especially after all the explanations about hybrid cars in the previous section. Hybrid cars run on an electric motor and a conventional engine which reduce the emission of toxic substances and consume less energy.


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They Are Low Maintenance

Hybrid cars are pretty low maintenance. The hybrid technology reduces damages to the engine and therefore, saves money. Hybrid cars also do not require you to change the oil frequently. It features a regenerative braking technology that helps your brakes last longer, and thus, save money.

Roof of the 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid
Technology of the 2021 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

They Are More Durable than the Traditional Cars

The batteries on hybrid vehicles are known to last for a minimum of 10 years. This is a testament to the fact that their batteries are long-lasting and reliable. The replacement cost of the batteries might be a tad extortionate. But they last for 10-15 years, which makes it worth the money.

These are some of the advantages of hybrid cars. If the concept of hybrid cars interests you, feel free to visit our dealership or reach out to us to learn more about them.