At Park’s Kia, our teams are excited to introduce the expanding range of all-electric and hybrid vehicles including Plug-in Hybrid and Mild Hybrid powertrains. We are on hand to help you discover the various options available to you and your lifestyle - simply get in touch if you would like to enquire or to book a test drive.
An electric vehicle is better for the environment than a petrol or diesel car. It is cheaper to run and it’s simple to own. Simply charge it up and go. All-electric cars are powered by electricity alone; they must therefore be charged before you can drive.
A hybrid vehicle has two sources of power and is a seamless blend of conventional and electric power. They can automatically switch between conventional mode, pure electric mode or use both to power the vehicle as required. Hybrid cars offer improved fuel economy and lower emissions, without the need to change how you use your vehicle. There is no plugging in required.
A plug-in hybrid offers many of the benefits of an electric car; they have a shorter electric range but can rely on a petrol motor for longer trips. Plug-in hybrids have two sources of power like a hybrid vehicle, but with a larger high voltage battery enabling you to drive longer distances on all-electric Power.
A mild hybrid vehicle allows your engine to switch off more frequently, improving fuel economy and reducing emissions. Mild hybrids have two sources of power that work together – a conventional engine and a battery-drive electric motor. The electric motor does not fully power the car, it assists.