Hybrid vs EV buying - what would you get for 30-50k today?

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Need more info on driving habits, but i'm a x2 for model 3 long range. You guys don't use your truck for camping? And did I read correctly it's 300 miles round trip or is that one way? If round trip just charge it there, NBD. If she's driving a fusion hybrid right now and getting 45mpg, is there any noticeable room for improvement with efficiency by just going to another hybrid? I wouldn't think so, especially if you swap to a more luxurious car like a bmw or caddy.

Aaaand if she drives a lot of highway miles then just take the hybrid idea and scrap it. If you go on a road trip that's 300+ miles away, take your truck.


 
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Need more info on driving habits, but i'm a x2 for model 3 long range. You guys don't use your truck for camping? And did I read correctly it's 300 miles round trip or is that one way? If round trip just charge it there, NBD. If she's driving a fusion hybrid right now and getting 45mpg, is there any noticeable room for improvement with efficiency by just going to another hybrid? I wouldn't think so, especially if you swap to a more luxurious car like a bmw or caddy.

Aaaand if she drives a lot of highway miles then just take the hybrid idea and scrap it. If you go on a road trip that's 300+ miles away, take your truck.


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I like the simplicity of straight EV and would own the hell out of one for daily commuting and short trips. PHEV seems like a complex solution for a problem that 99.9% of americans do not have: the need to drive more than 350-400 miles without charging or refilling

I also generally don't trust the manufacturers that make PHEV's, lots more stuff to break than a regular EV.
 

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Need more info on driving habits, but i'm a x2 for model 3 long range. You guys don't use your truck for camping? And did I read correctly it's 300 miles round trip or is that one way? If round trip just charge it there, NBD. If she's driving a fusion hybrid right now and getting 45mpg, is there any noticeable room for improvement with efficiency by just going to another hybrid? I wouldn't think so, especially if you swap to a more luxurious car like a bmw or caddy.

Aaaand if she drives a lot of highway miles then just take the hybrid idea and scrap it. If you go on a road trip that's 300+ miles away, take your truck.




don't forget private party in IL is the way.
 
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I like the simplicity of straight EV and would own the hell out of one for daily commuting and short trips. PHEV seems like a complex solution for a problem that 99.9% of americans do not have: the need to drive more than 350-400 miles without charging or refilling

I also generally don't trust the manufacturers that make PHEV's, lots more stuff to break than a regular EV.


honda's setup id argue is less or equivalently complicated to it's ICE counterpart.
 

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don't forget private party in IL is the way.
That second one is a solid deal.
 
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don't forget private party in IL is the way.
Love the idea. Hate the wheels. Second option much better than the first on account of the miles on #1.
 

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Love the idea. Hate the wheels. Second option much better than the first on account of the miles on #1.
Those covers come off and they basically look like old ctsv wheels.


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The GT is basically Mach-E territory price wise.

Am I the only one that is completely turned off from buying when there is MSRP markup? I'm seeing damn near 20%!

I mean it really makes me want to say screw the whole thing!:mad:
 
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The GT is basically Mach-E territory price wise.

Am I the only one that is completely turned off from buying when there is MSRP markup? I'm seeing damn near 20%!

I mean it really makes me want to say screw the whole thing!:mad:


where are you seeing MSRP markup?

most two recent brand new work truck's ive bought, ordered out, were under MSRP.
 
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