Friday, October 23, 2009

American Hybrid Automobiles

So what hybrids are coming out of Detroit?

Well let's see:

Ford has the Escape hybrid, which is considered an SUV.
It has an MSRP of 31,500 and a MPG rating of 34/31.

For a sedan, Ford came up with the Fusion Hybrid.
With and MSRP of $27,625 and a MPG rating of 41/36.

From the Mercury division, Ford produces the Mercury Mariner Hybrid, which has an MSRP of $29,995 and gets a respectable 34 MPG in the city. The Mercury Milan Hybrid is a sedan with an MSRP of $27,855 and gets 41 MPG in the city.
Chevrolet offers 3 hybrids for 2009:
For the sedan it has the Malibu Hybrid MSRP of 25,550 and MPG of 34 hwy
Chevy also has the Tahoe Hybrid which has an MSRP of 50,455 with an estimated MPG of 22 hwy. For special orders Chevy also offers the Silverado 1500 Hybrid. A nice truck that has an MSRP of $38,020 with MPG rating of 22 mpg hwy.

The Cadillac division created the Escalade Hybrid which does an estimated 20 MPG hwy with an MSRP starting at $73,425.

On the GMC side GM comes in with the Sierra Hybrid and the Yukon Hybrid, where they both produce MPG figures of 22 hwy. The Sierra truck has an MSRP of $38,390 and Yukon an MSRP of $50,920.

The Aura Hybrid and Vue Hybrid are products of Saturn for 2009. The Aura is a sedan which gets a respectable 34 MPG hwy along with an MSRP of $26,325. The Vue is Saturns compact SUV which has an MSRP of $28,160 along with 32 MPG hwy.

Chrysler finally entered the Hybrid market in 2009 with the Chrysler Aspen HEMI Hybrid and the Dodge Durango HEMI Hybrid. The Aspen has an MSRP of $45,270 and an EPA estimate of 20 MPG hwy. The Durango comes in with an MSRP of $45,040 and MPG of 22 hwy.\

If my count is correct, that is 14 hybrid vehicles with MPG figures ranging from 20 to 41 city or hwy. This is pretty impressive coming from the Big 3. Of course there are non-hybrid vehicles out there with better MPG figures at a much lower cost. What do you spend your money on?

No comments:

Post a Comment