Miserly to Muscular: Hybrid, Plug-In & Electric SUVs

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Alt-Fuel SUVs
The ever-popular sport-utility vehicle is a great landing spot for hybrid and EV powertrain technologies. Sport utilities haul a lot of people — rolling up miles both around town and on the open road — and are historically enthusiastic gas guzzlers. In many ways alt-fuel SUVs are projections of their gas-powered selves: the more fuel efficient become more fuel efficient, while sporty SUVs retain their speed but improve their mpg performance. The following list of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric SUVs runs the gamut from miserly to muscular.

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