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How to Extend the Life of the Hybrid Battery

Honda hybrid battery fuel economy

Hybrid cars are popular. In 2012, approximately 2,180,000 were sold in the United States. There is a good reason for their popularity. The initial cost to buy one is higher than that of a traditional car but owners will make that money back in fuel savings over the lifespan of the vehicle. Most owners also feel good about driving something that has a smaller carbon footprint. Electric batteries for cars will not last as long as the vehicle itself so all hybrid owners will most likely eed to replace theirs during the time they own it. There are ways to extend the life of the hybrid battery.

  1. Do not charge fully every time. People often charge their