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Old 06-28-2022, 03:26 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
By my estimation, hybrid is probably the best "default" vehicle. That said, there are many advantages to a PHEV for those willing to utilize that capability. The larger battery size allows a beefier electric motor, which then allows the ICE size to be downsized. Same power while utilizing a more efficient engine.
Even some non plug-in hybrids seem to resort to this strategy. In my country the current-generation Camry for instance, had been only available with the V6 engine on previous model-years, but now switched to the 4-cyl hybrid as the sole powerplant available here.
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