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Honda Hybrid vs. Honda Electric: Which Is Right for You?

Honda Hybrid vs. Honda Electric: Which Is Right for You?

As hybrid and all-electric automation continues to grow in popularity, Honda is joining the charge and designing some electric-powered, eco-friendly vehicles of its own. In addition to its current hybrid models, Honda has big things planned for its electric vehicles, and we at Castle Honda are here to fill you in. If you're shopping for a new vehicle in Etobicoke, Mississauga, Toronto, or Brampton, ON and would like to know more about hybrid and electric driving, allow us to fill you in below and contact Castle Honda for more information.

Hybrid vs. Electric Vehicle Comparison

Unlike all-electric vehicles, hybrid models combine a gas engine with a battery for enhanced fuel efficiency. Hybrid models often recharge their battery as you drive through regenerative braking technology, while their plug-in hybrid variations are usually compatible with household outlets, Level 2 chargers, and DC fast-charging stations for convenient charging solutions. Modern hybrid vehicles can even treat you to an all-electric setting for zero-emissions driving anytime you want it.

Our new inventory is home to several compelling hybrid Honda models, beginning with the Accord sedan's Sport and Touring trims. Each of these models packs a 2.0L engine and electric power for 204 total horsepower and 247 lb-ft of torque, as well as a thrifty combined fuel economy of under 6 L/100km. These 2023 Honda Accord trims are also generous in comfort and technology, with the Sport offering a heated leather steering wheel and the Touring boasting climate-controlled front seats and a 12.3-inch infotainment touchscreen. You can also treat yourself to a new Honda CR-V Touring Hybrid model, which boasts 204 horsepower of its own, perforated leather seating, and charging ports in both its rows, so you and your passengers can stay connected without any hassles.

Electric vehicles, by comparison, are strictly powered by a battery and electric motors, but that doesn't make them any less compelling. Indeed, you can enjoy zero-emission driving, smooth and swift acceleration, and convenient charging solutions with an all-electric vehicle. Thanks to their battery placement, electric cars also offer ample cabin space, with many modern models boasting generous driving ranges, so you can enjoy longer drives without worrying about finding a charge. Honda has recently made the leap to all-electric automation, and its first-ever battery-electric model is soon to take the market by storm. The long-awaited, upcoming 2024 Honda Prologue SUV will arrive with a sleek, futuristic exterior design, a spacious interior with a clean and attractive layout, and a robust electric powertrain that you'll be able to enjoy without any emissions.

For more on Honda's hybrid and electric vehicles and how our Finance Centre can help you make one of them your own, contact us at Castle Honda today.

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