Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE

Tesla Model S

With the latest advancements in technology, there have also been changes in how automobiles are powered. This paradigm shift has given rise to hybrids, otherwise known as vehicles using two or more distinct types of power. These modern-day automobiles are highly favored due to their positive impact on the environment. The following are the top hybrid cars currently on sale in the UAE.

Tesla Model S 2017

Tesla Model S

The American sedan is manufactured with an electric power plant, and is available for AED 552,400. It has a distinct exterior coupled with features like aluminum wheels, LED headlamps, electric door mirrors, and LED taillights. The Tesla Model S 2017 also boasts internet connectivity, live traffic information, navigation system, keyless entry, and voice commands. Safety features include collision detection, blind spot monitoring, lane keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control.

Battery Pack: 100 kWh

Top Speed: 250 km/h

Seating Capacity: 5-seater

Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 2.7 seconds

Toyota Prius 2017

Toyota prius 2017

The Toyota Prius 2017 is a best seller in the UAE, given its price at AED 98,000. This Japanese sedan uses hybrid power to ensure fuel efficiency and economy. Among its notable features are electric door mirrors, 15-inch wheels, cruise control, keyless entry, and Bluetooth connectivity. It also has a trip computer, blind spot warning, knee bag, airbags, rear camera, and vehicle stability control.

Engine Capacity: 1.8 liters

Fuel Economy: 4.4 L/100km

Top Speed: 170 km/h

Seating Capacity: 5-seater

Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10 seconds

BMW i8 2017

BMW i8 2017

Priced at AED 775,000, the sleek BMW i8 2017 promises luxury, comfort, and fuel economy. The i8 has 20-inch wheels, electric door mirrors with side turn signals, cornering lights, and adaptive headlights. To ensure passenger comfort, the luxury hybrid offers leather seats, a trip computer, multi information display, power outlets, intelligent key, navigation system, voice operated control, iPod interface, and rain sensing wipers. Safety features include electronic handbrake, advanced air bags system, speed limiter, collision detection, hill assist, dynamic stability control, ISO fix child seat anchors, and adaptive suspension package.

Engine Capacity: 1.5 liters

Fuel Economy: 2.5 L/100km

Top Speed: 250 km/h

Seating Capacity: 2-seater

Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 4.4 seconds

Verdict

Toyota Prius 2017 Rear

With top-of-the-line luxury features and promising performance, the BMW i8 2017 is among the strongest contenders. However, its price at AED 775,000 can make potential buyers reconsider their options. And although the Tesla Model S 2017 is available for significantly less, it still can drill a hole in buyers’ pockets. Thus, it can be concluded that the Toyota Prius 2017, valued at only AED 98,000, wins this category because of its fuel economy, frugal performance, and above average safety features.

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Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE
Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE
Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE
Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE
Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE
Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE
Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE
Top 3 Hybrid Cars in the UAE

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