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Plug-in hybrids are growing in popularity, since their benefits are numerous and they have surprisingly few downsides.In this section we'll take a closer look at plug-in hybrids.

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How do plug-in hybrids' mileage compare to other cars?

While hybrids have come to establish themselves in the auto market, there's an even newer and more high-tech form of green car on the horizon: The plug-in hybrid. But how does plug-in hybrid gas mileage compare to that of other cars?


Plug-in Hybrid Car List

Plug-in Hybrid Car List

Looking for a list of plug-in hybrid car models? Check out this list of plug-in hybrid cars at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Charging Plug-in Hybrids on a Smart Grid

Charging Plug-in Hybrids on a Smart Grid

Curious about charging plug-in hybrids on a smart grid? Read about what it takes to charge a plug-in hybrid at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can plug-in hybrids erase range anxiety?

Can plug-in hybrids erase range anxiety?

Can plug-in hybrids erase range anxiety? Read how plug-in hybrids might reduce range anxiety at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How will plug-in hybrids affect the environment?

How will plug-in hybrids affect the environment?

How will plug-in hybrids affect the environment? Learn how plug-in hybrids could affect the environment at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do plug-in hybrids require special home wiring?

Do plug-in hybrids require special home wiring?

Do plug-in hybrids require special home wiring? Learn whether you'll need special wiring at home for your plug-in hybrid. See more »

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if I live in an apartment?

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if I live in an apartment?

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if I live in an apartment? Read about whether plug-in hybrids are suitable for apartment dwellers at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if my home is old?

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if my home is old?

Can I own a plug-in hybrid if my home is old? Find out whether buying a plug-in hybrid is a good decision if you live in an old house. See more »

Can I use solar power to recharge a plug-in hybrid?

Can I use solar power to recharge a plug-in hybrid?

Can I use solar power to recharge a plug-in hybrid? Read about using solar power to charge a plug-in hybrid at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How do plug-in hybrids' mileage compare to other cars?

How do plug-in hybrids' mileage compare to other cars?

How do plug-in hybrids' mileage compare to other cars? Find out how much gas plug-in hybrids use compared to other cars. See more »

How to Charge a Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle

How to Charge a Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle

Charging plug-in hybrid vehicles can be done a couple different ways. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn about charging plug-in hybrid vehicles. See more »