Electric Vehicle Showcase

The electric and hybrid vehicle market continues to expand with models for every type of driver!  Get an up-close look at the models below at this year’s Expo.

Hyundai Ioniq

 

The hybrid that doesn’t look or drive like a hybrid. Ioniq Blue surrounds you with advanced safety technology and desirable premium features, proving that you can care about the planet and still have an engaging driving experience. The high-capacity lithium-ion polymer battery is a technological marvel. And supporting this crucial component with Hyundai’s exclusive Lifetime Hybrid/Electric Battery Warranty.Hybrid powered vehicles are brilliant. But Ioniq takes things to a new level with thoughtful amenities, advanced safety features and ingenious design. Its comfort, convenience and responsiveness are proof that the future of hybrids is brighter than ever. So wherever you turn, Hyundai is there making the electric car not just new, but better. 124 miles on full charge. Plus 136 MPGe. If you have aparking space, an electrical outlet and drive less than 60 miles a day then you’re good to go with the Ioniq Electric. Its estimated range is 124miles on a single full charge

Mitubishi Outlander PHEV

Outlander PHEV is the only plug-in hybrid with DC Fast Charging inaddition to Level 1 and 2 charging. DC Fast Charge gets you to 80% capacity in about 25 minutes at CHAdeMO public charging stations. Wherever you go, you’re never too far from getting a quick boost.Running on all-electric power for everyday driving, Outlander PHEVautomatically switches drive modes for electric and fuel efficiency,using gasoline only when you need to. As the world’s best-sellingPHEV crossover, Outlander PHEV is perfectly suited for your weekdaycommute and weekend adventures. Mitsubishi took it onestep furtherand added S-AWC, one of the world’s most advanced all-wheel control systems, adding in several advanced technologies to give you maximumtraction and control.

Nissan LEAF

 

Get ready for a whole new way to drive. Feel the thrill of instant acceleration every time you press the pedal and the confidence to go farther than ever. Now with a suite of advanced driving features, the all-new Nissan LEAF is more than the world’s best-selling electric vehicle,it’s your partner in making every day simply amazing. A 100% electric drivetrain means instant, push-you-to-the-back-of-your-seat acceleration. The fun continues with the innovative e-Pedal, which lets you accelerate and brake with only one pedal. And when you turn the wheel, a low center of gravity helps you hug the road.

The Nissan Leaf (Leading, Environmentally friendly, Affordable, Family car) is a five-door hatchback all-electric car which seats 5. With a range of 73 miles the Leaf’s combined fuel economy is 99 mpg-e in combined city/highway use.

The Nissan Leaf on display is courtesy of Extreme Nissan.

 

Kia Niro

Introducing the Niro. Recognized by USA TODAY as the vehicle that “lights a fire with looks and performance.”A new approach to what a hybrid crossover can be, the Niro FE achieves an EPA-est. 50 mpg combined and a near-600-mile range. And its high-efficiency 1.6L GDI engine and smooth-transitioning dual-clutch automatic transmission deliver pure joy behind the wheel. The Niro is the no-compromise vehicle. Thoughtfully designed to combine the benefits of the crossover and hybrid worlds. Like the forward-looking engineering and optimized fuel economy of a hybrid. And the versatile design and practicality of a crossover. It’s the high-style, high-MPG adventure vehicle made for the no-compromise driver.

EV Showcase brought to you by O’Brien Auto Team of Bloomington-Normal

 

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