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GMC Yukon Hybrid

The GMC Yukon Hybrid is marketed as being the world's first “two mode” hybrid vehicle.

With that in mind, you may be wondering exactly what is meant by being a “two mode” hybrid vehicle.

In more simple terms, what this two mode system represents is a patented hybrid technology that is unique to the GMC Yukon Hybrid and that allows for enhance fuel economy depending on specific driving conditions.

In other words, the engine and fuel cell associated with the GMC Yukon Hybrid is very adaptable to unique and specific driving conditions to best enhance overall efficiency and operational functionality.

The first mode of the patented GMC Yukon Hybrid system kicks in when the vehicle is being operated at lower speeds. In other words, this more is utilized primarily when it the GMC Yukon Hybrid is being used for city and stop and go driving.

When being operated in these conditions, the GMC Yukon Hybrid operates in three possible manners: electric power only, engine power only or a combination of electric and gasoline engine power. Again, the operation will be dependent upon the precise driving conditions at any particular point in time when driving in the city.

The second more of the GMC Yukon Hybrid patented system is operational when the vehicle is deployed on highways. In such situations, the full V-8 engine power is operational. However, the electrical aspect of the hybrid system does provide support in order to work to lower fuel consumption and to reduce more harmful emissions from the GMC Yukon Hybrid.

With this patented system, research demonstrates that the GMC Yukon Hybrid is 50% more fuel efficient that a similar vehicle with a conventional engine. In this day and age of high gasoline prices, this savings is extremely significant.

To be able to reduce gasoline consumption upwards to 50% really does provide financial relief to a person looking to maintain a budget in a reasonable and responsible manner.

It is important to note that the battery pack associated with the GMC Yukon Hybrid is self charging (as is the case with the vast majority of hybrid vehicles on the market today). As a result, there is no need to “plug in” the GMC Yukon Hybrid in order to prepare it for operation and for motoring use.

Since its entry onto the marketplace some years ago the conventional or traditional Yukon established a reputation for its design and styling. The same holds true for the GMC Yukon Hybrid. The GMC Yukon Hybrid is an attractive and highly regarded vehicle when considered from the standpoint of design.

Ulike some smaller hybrids that are on the market, the GMC Yukon Hybrid is a sturdy vehicle. Its solid construction renders the vehicle particularly safe and especially capable of withstanding the serious impact of an accident or other motoring mishap.

The GMC Yukon Hybrid receives high marks when it comes to safety related issues which are extremely important to motorists in today's world.





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