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Towing an Hybrid Electric Car

and hybrid vehicles seem to be the alternative to our future transportation Yet some electric and hybrid have more to be anxious than simply recharging cars.

Did you know towing electric or hybrid vehicle possibly damage your

Most electric vehicles are a neutral position in their Consequently, if a rear-wheel drive car is towed from the front, the of the wheels will cause the to spin. The high temperatures by the friction can cause additional harming the electric motors or components.

If you’ve purchased an electric car as the Ford Focus EV or Nissan you need to be aware.

Fortunately, these concerns are with these vehicles, of engineering distinctions between an commercial vehicle such as the Newton with its front-wheel and a gearbox.

The Volt by Chevy always be towed with its wheels off the ground. General suggests a flatbed truck be used. They also against attempting to tow anything, your Volt electric

Towing a hybrid car like the Prius or the Civic Hybrid by requires both front to be off the ground. The Civic with a transmission can be towed with on the ground, but it’s not recommended. with CVT can be towed with off the ground.

Tow dollies are commonly used.

Toyota and Honda, like the say not to tow anything with their

But towing some electric without proper and lengthy work to disengage the electric could cause grave Troubles connected to towing EVs by enforcement and untrained tow truck will certainly multiply as of these vehicles, increase in the few years.

While electric cars less to maintain, towing be a problem. Maybe not quite as as you thought, but don’t underestimate issue. If you often find parking illegally or on the side of the then listen up, because it cost you a lot of money.

So if you are in the market for an EV, make sure you do research first. If you are already a owner, watch where you (or don’t park) and be aware of the when towing your correctly.

In general, towing and cars are an unhappy combination and we to use a flat bed when towing vehicle.

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