Which Hybrid SUV is Right for You?

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda, Mitsubishi, New Model, Nissan, Toyota on Thursday, October 25th, 2018 at 9:34 pm
2018 Toyota Highlander

New Hybrid SUV Comparison

After the rise of the SUV took the automotive industry by storm, automakers have been looking for ways to further improve upon the versatile vehicle’s formula. One of the newcomer segments to the industry that has recently gained attention from families and commuters alike is the hybrid SUV. Combining the utility and spacious design of an SUV, with the efficiency of a hybrid powertrain, these models are perfect for families in the Chicago area.

If you’re interested in upgrading your current vehicle to a hybrid SUV, but aren’t sure which one is right for you, we’ve put together a list of our favorite hybrid SUVs, giving you a brief breakdown of each model.

Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Seating Space: 8 passengers

Cargo Space: 13.6 ft3; 83.7 ft3 max.

Performance: 280 horsepower

Towing: 3,500 lbs

Fuel Economy: up to 30 city / 28 highway MPG

MSRP: $36,970 – $48,630

Toyota Highlander Hybrid


Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Seating Space: 5 passengers

Cargo Space: 35.6 ft3; 70.6 ft3 max.

Performance: 194 horsepower

Towing: 1,750 lbs

Fuel Economy: up to 34 city / 30 highway MPG

MSRP: $27,385 – $34,280

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid


Nissan Rogue Hybrid

Seating Space: 5 passengers

Cargo Space: 27.3 ft3, 61.4 ft3

Performance: 176 horsepower

Towing: N/A

Fuel Economy: up to 33 city / 35 highway MPG

MSRP: $27,020 – $33,730

Nissan Rogue Hybrid


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Seating Space: 5 passengers

Cargo Space: 34.2 ft3; 63.3 ft3

Performance: 197 horsepower

Towing: 1,500 lbs

Fuel Economy: 34 city / 30 highway MPG

MSRP: $34,595 – $40,295

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV


If you’re interested in learning more about the specs and features any of these vehicles, be sure to check out the rest of the Continental Motors Blog, or take a look through our model research library.

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Find Your Hybrid SUV in Chicago, IL

Whichever model appeals to you, you can find it here at Continental Motors! Located in Countryside, Illinois, we cater to the greater Chicago area, providing shoppers with the high-quality new vehicles from a variety of different automakers, including the models covered here.

Take a moment to look through our online inventory to see the vehicles currently available on our lot. From there, simply give us a call or contact us online and let us know which model or models you’re interested in and we’ll be happy to set you up with a test drive in the vehicle that best suits you.

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