Hybrid SUVs are vehicles combining the fuel efficiency of any popular economy car with the added power and capability of a full-size Sports Utility Vehicle.
These vehicles leverage hybrid technology which allows them to run on a combination of gas and electricity.
Generally, they incorporate two or even three forms of power plants, each operating in its most efficient range in order to maximize performance with minimal emissions and maximum fuel efficiency.
Hybrid SUVs also make use of regenerative braking technologies that harvest what would otherwise be wasted energy whenever the vehicle slows down and stores it for later use. Their combination of power, performance, and efficiency makes these ingenious vehicles popular among those who desire an SUV but need to save fuel costs for practical purposes.
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