With new federal rules calling for mpg ratings in 2025 that will be nearly twice the current standards, the cars we will see on the road in the next three years will change dramatically.
Get a handle on upcoming Hybrids, EVs, PHEVs, Diesels.
By our count, there are at least 43 new conventional hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery-electric vehicles, diesels and fuel-cell electric vehicles planned for introduction in the U.S. from now through the 2015 model year.
Here are just a few: [Read the here]
Model Year 2013
: Arriving late 2012. This compact crossover SUV packs a 208-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 engine and a 44-hp electric motor. An eight-speed automatic transmission transmits power to the front wheels. You can expect fuel economy of about 30 mpg combined. Pricing hasn’t been set, but should start at around $42,000.
2013 Scion iQ EV
Model Year 2014
2014 Acura MDX Hybrid
2014 Chevrolet Cruze Plug-in Electric Hybrid
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV