Owners of popular hybrids who have seen reduced battery performance or warning lights on the vehicle’s dashboard have worthwhile alternatives that don’t involve sending the car to the junkyard. Replacing hybrid’s battery not as costly as you think. For Toyota Prius battery pack that fits 2001-2003 cars, Greentec Auto charges $850 and $950 for the second generation Prius (2004-2010).
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How Long Will Hybrid Car Batteries Last? If you old an older Prius, you might be nearing the end of its battery’s useful life. Several factors influence when that happens—battery chemistry, the number of charge and discharge cycles, temperature extremes, even humidity.
Hybrid vehicles are better, greener choice over passenger cars because of the smaller carbon footprint and greatly improved fuel efficiency.
The bottom line is that the Honda CR-Z is fast and less costly than the Toyota Prius. If you are keen on economy and speed, the Honda CR-Z is the car for you. If you need to accommodate more than two people in your car, then the Toyota Prius would be the obvious choice. See all likes and dislikes.
Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid U.S. launch delayed until 2015. The company is ramping up battery supply, but it won’t be enough to start U.S. deliveries of the electrified crossover next year as planned.