AutoPortal comes out with the Top 5 Hybrid Electric cars in India

To improve the fuel efficiency of the cars a lot of research is being carried out throughout the world. The hybrid electric cars can considerably reduce the fuel consumption. In India the electric and hybrid cars are given subsidies if made here. There is the Mahindra e2o which is purely an electric car. But there are some fuel efficient hybrid cars in the market. Also check Tata Zica Price in India, Specs, Photos, Mileage

Hybrid cars

A hybrid electric car is powered by an IC engine supported by an electric motor working in parallel. The motor draws the power from a battery which is charged by a generator when the engine is running. The plug-in type hybrids can be charged from an external power source. In modern hybrid cars the energy spent in braking is also used for charging the battery.

Toyota Prius

The Prius is the first hybrid car produced commercially. The car launched in 2012 has 2 hybrid variants the Z5 and the Z6 in the market priced Rupees 38.10 and 39.80 lakh. The total power is 134 bhp, 97 bhp from a 1.8L petrol engine and 37 hp from an electric motor. The mileage of the car is 23.91 kmpl.

Toyota Prius

Toyota Camri

The Camri hybrid priced 31.19 lakh has a 2.5L and 158 bhp petrol engine and a 44 hp electric motor. The car has a total power of 202 bhp and gives a mileage of 19.6 kmpl. The Ni-metal hydride battery is charged by an in-built generator.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz SHVS hybrid

The Ciaz diesel hybrid has 6 variants priced Rupees 8.23 to 10.28 lakh. The 1.3L engine along with the integrated starter generator gives mileages of 28.09 kmpl. The stop-start system and the brake energy charging help in improving the mileages.

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga

The MPV Ertiga has launched the 5 diesel mini-hybrid variants recently. Priced Rupees 6.5 to 9.25 lakh the Ertiga SHVS are powered by 1.3 litres, 89 bhp diesel engines. Along with the integrated starter generator, a bigger battery, the stop-start facility and the brake force recovery system the mileages have improved to 24.52 kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Ciaz

BMW i8

The i8 hybrid is one of the best high-tech cars available in India priced Rupees 2.29 crore. A 1.5L and 231 bhp petrol engine, a 131 hp electric motor and a 7.1 KWh Lithium-ion battery are the elements of the power system. The car with a total power of 360 bhp gives a mileage of 47.45 kmpl. BMW 7-series hybrid priced Rupees 1.41 crore is also available in India.

Upcoming Hybrid cars

Few more hybrid cars like the Nissan Leaf, the Maruti Swift, the Tata Indigo Manza, the BMW i3 and the Lexus RX are expected in 2016. Also check Also check out the all new Mahindra Bolero & BMW India!

Volkswagen Polo TDI India

The Volkswagen Polo is a premium hatchback from the German auto giant the Volkswagen. The car launched in 2012 has been updated in July 2014. Since its launching the Polo has been getting consistent sales figures. The Polo comes in 4 petrol and 4 diesel variants; the Trendline, the Comfortline and the Highline in petrol and diesel and the new variants TSI in petrol and TDI in diesel. The variants are priced Rupees 5.33 to 8.48 lakh. The TSI variant has 7 speed automatic transmission. (more…)

MOT test checklist safety standards

A MOT certificate affirms that at the season of the test your vehicle met, similarly as can be sensibly decided without disassembling, the minimum worthy environmental and street safety standards needed by law.

The following are the checks at conveyed as a component of your car MOT test. These checks shape the basis of MOT and failure to meet the predefined requirements will result your vehicle not passing the MOT. (more…)

Chevy Supercharged 650hp LT4 V8 Engine

In the time of World War II were building motors which were utilized as a part of the planes. The production line is completely automatized and for the majority of the assembling procedure they utilize exceptionally exact robots. Anyway, a percentage of the key segments and amazing tests are made by people. Close to LT4 here are constructed and numerous different motors such us V6, Small Block V8 and Big Block V8. (more…)

Maruti Suzuki XA Alpha


The Indian auto industry has seen many changes in the recent times. Availability of more cars and a change in the perception of people are some of them. Lately, the Indian car buyers are venturing out of their comfort zones and are trying out hitherto untried types of vehicles like crossovers. As such, the trend of crossovers is catching up with the car buyers like never before. As the manufacturers understood the change in preferences, they started flooding the market with various kinds of cars to the please the customers. Although still in its nascent stage, the Indian passenger car industry has seen various crossover cars like Etios Cross, Fiat Avventura dominating the Indian roads. Maruti, the nation’s leading carmaker, is now ready to offer its first ever crossover car to the Indian buyers. This car, named XA Alpha, is expected to debut here soon. (more…)

2015 SRT Viper TA 2.0 Twin Turbo

What will happened on the off chance that you connected two turbines on the V10 motor of the new 2015 Viper TA? You will get madly super capable Viper skilled to create more than 1000 pull, and for all that RSI Racing Solutions have an answer. The RSI Twin Turbo 1000 bundle which incorporates completely incorporated RSI Racing Motec M1, controls the greater part of the capacities as the fuel, footing control, dispatch control, voyage control, support and apparatuses. (more…)

2015 Dodge Challenger T/A

Avoid till now has uncovered a large portion of their extensive variety of 2015 Challenger models as SXT, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, SRT 392 and the most capable SRT Hellcat. The following individual from the renowned Mopar family will be the new 2015 Dodge Challenger T/An and as should be obvious it looks stunning with his Sublime Green painted body and dark matte stripes. Anyway, we are more keen on what is covered up in the engine. (more…)

Track Focused Parts For Camaro

Chevrolet Performance has dispatched a whole line of Camaro execution parts for both road and track Camaros. Composed, built and tried by Chevrolet Performance. To showcase this new extensive variety of execution parts for Camaro, Chevrolet execution assembled two Camaro ideas to show proprietors of fifth gen Camaros what their autos are really able to do. The main idea is Ultimate Street Camaro SS which includes 1LE Sport Suspension Package, 1LE Strut Tower Brace, 1LE Tires and Wheels, ZL1 Wheel Hubs and ZL1 Front and Rear Brakes. (more…)

2010 Camaro KILLA-B Wins Ultimate Burnout Challenge

We realize that the American muscle auto devotees are rulers of the races. Yet, without a doubt the Australian’s are rulers of the burnouts and doughnuts, where they demolish each arrangement of new tires in simply under the moment. As should be obvious in the feature underneath the 2010 Chevy Camaro alleged KILLA-B wins this year Ultimate Burnout Challenge at Avalon Speedway in Australia. (more…)

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