Gas prices have risen significantly over the past year leaving many people wondering how they can save on gas and get better fuel efficiency. Depending on where you live, residents of Los Angeles county have been paying over $5 a gallon for the last year. One of the best ways is to switch to a more economical vehicle that uses less gas and relies on electricity. A new wave of the future, hybrid vehicles.
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What is the increase in Miles Per Gallon for Hybrids?

Hybrid vehicles offer the best of both worlds when it comes to fuel efficiency as you have the capabilities of a gas powered vehicle, with the extra push of electricity. Most hybrids have an EPA estimated over 40 MPGe city driving, which is often a 100% increase in fuel efficiency compared to most models under 20 MPGe. When thinking about the cost at the pump, imagine cutting your gas bill in HALF!
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Ford F-150 PowerBoost - Hybrid Engine

  • The PowerBoost engine is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but four-wheel drive is always an option.
  • Every F-150 trim model (base XL, mid-grade XLT, classy Lariat, Western-themed King Ranch, posh Platinum, and top-tier Limited) is available with the PowerBoost hybrid engine. However, it’s only offered with the SuperCrew body style. However, shoppers can still choose between the 5.5-foot and 6.5-foot bed sizes.
  • A total output of 430 horsepower and 570 pound-feet of torque. (That’s 30 more horses and 70 more pound-feet of torque than the non-hybrid EcoBoost V6 makes.)
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Ford Explorer Platinum

With an EPA estimated MPGe CITY/ HIGHWAY 21/28 and seating for 7, this high powered engine offers fuel efficiency for modern day exploration.
  • 3.3L Hybrid Engine
  • SYNC with voice activated Navigation System
  • Rear view camera with washer
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Ford Maverick

This first ever standard full hybrid pickup truck offers a payload of up to 1,500 pounds and endless customization opportunities.
  • Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) for seamless shifting
  • EPA estimated MPGe CITY/ HIGHWAY 40/33 and 37 combined mpg.
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Ford Escape SE Hybrid

Built with Ford Co-Pilot 360 and SYNC 3 Technology, the SE Hybrid is an affordable fuel efficient vehicle with an EPA estimated MPGe CITY/ HIGHWAY 44/37 and seating for 5.
  • Hybrid 2.5L iVCT Atkinson-Cycle I-4 engine
  • Second row sliding seats 60/40 split fold down
What is The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP)?
The mission of the project is to offer financial compensation to individuals who purchase economical vehicles in California. Depending on the model, you can receive rebates from $1,000 to $7,000 for the purchase or lease of new, eligible zero-emission vehicles, including electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles.

Is my Hybrid Vehicle Eligible for The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP)?
Currently the only Ford hybrids eligible for the The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) are the 2020 - 2022 Escape Plugin Hybrid models with a rebate of $1,000. Look for other vehicles eligible at the CVRP website or here.

How can I lease a new Ford Hybrid Vehicle?
Visit our Ford dealership today and our salespersons will be able to answer all of your questions on financing new vehicles. View our new vehicle inventory to see what models we currently have in stock. Learn if you pre-qualify now!