8 Passenger Hybrid SUVs for 2012
When it comes to 8 passenger hybrid SUVs for 2012, there are three options available on the market today: Cadillac Escalade hybrid, GMC Yukon hybrid, and Chevrolet Tahoe hybrid. Which SUV is right for you? Before answering the question, it is better for you to read below quick review of them (in alphabetical order by manufacturer):
2012 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
Offered with MSRP from $73,850, the 2012 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is the most expensive vehicle in the hybrid SUV segment. It is offered in base and Platinum Edition trim levels. The both models are powered by a 6.0-liter V8 engine and a pair of electric motors that generate 379 horsepower. The engine gets 20 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway based on EPA fuel economy testing.
The 2012 Cadillac Escalade hybrid is equipped with generous standard features, such as navigation system, Bluetooth, iPod input, satellite radio, and DVD player. This 7 passenger vehicle is also equipped with optional second-row seat so that can carry eight people. Rear parking sensors, antilock disc brakes, airbags, a blind-spot warning system, stability and traction control, OnStar emergency communications, and a rearview camera are all of the standard safety features on this hybrid SUV.
2012 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid
The 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe hybrid is a full-size SUV that can bring 8 passengers. Some of its main pros are the powerful V8 engine that offers good acceleration, the well-designed interior, the generous cargo room, the great safety ratings, and the good towing capacity (up to 6,200 pounds). The SUV is available in one trim level with MSRP $51,970.
The 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe hybrid is equipped with a 6.0-liter V8 engine and two electric motors. These engines produce 379 horsepower and 367 pound-feet of torque with Impressive fuel economy (20 mpg city/23 mpg highway). The car is equipped with satellite radio, navigation system, iPod input, Bluetooth, side/curtain airbags, third row seats, traction control, and stability control.
2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid
The 2012 GMC Yukon Hybrid is a full-size SUV that offers comfortable ride, quality-built cabin, and comfortable ride. It gets Impressive fuel economy in city operation and good safety ratings. The MSRP for the base model is $52,470.
The car is available with FWD and AWD and is powered by a 6.0-liter V8 engine with a pair of electric motors that pump out 379 horsepower. EPA-estimated fuel consumption is around 20 mpg city/23 mpg highway and around 21 mpg combined. The vehicle is equipped with standard safety features (such as airbags, traction control, antilock disc brakes, etc), and gets five stars rating for both frontal and side crash protection.
Back to my question above, which 8 passenger SUV is right for you?