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Six electric cars that are less efficient than a Toyota Prius

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Stephen Edelstein 478 views Jun 28, 2016 McLaren P1 Enlarge Photo We usually think of automotive energy efficiency in terms of miles per gallon, but that isn't adequate for cars with plugs. For battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids, the EPA has created a surrogate measure for how many miles a car powered by a battery can go on the amount of energy that's contained in 1 gallon of gasoline. That's called MPGe, or "Miles Per Gallon Equivalent." DON'T MISS: 2016 Toyota Prius: Most Fuel-Efficient Car Without A Plug, Ever (Dec 2015) The ability to drive for appreciable distances on electric power alone usually gives plug-in hybrids an efficiency advantage over internal-combustion vehicles without plugs. But six plug-in hybrids are actually less energy-efficient than the 2016 Toyota Prius Eco—rated at 56 mpg combined—according to figures published on the EPA's Fueleconomy.gov...

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