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Find New Ford Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrids and EVs in Chicago and Learn Your Options

The number of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles is growing. There are more options out there, and Ford is committed to bringing you some standout choices. This includes current vehicles that are available here at our Chicago area dealership, and we want to give you the opportunity to learn more about them and experience fuel alternatives and greater efficiency today.

Ford Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

There are crossovers, SUVs, trucks and a work van which are available either as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or fully electric vehicle, they are:

  • Ford Escape SE Hybrid
  • Ford Escape SE Plug-In Hybrid
  • Ford Mustang Mach-E (electric)
  • Ford Explorer Platinum Hybrid
  • Ford Maverick (hybrid)
  • Ford F-150 Hybrid
  • Ford F-150 Lightning (electric)
  • Ford E-Transit (electric)

Which EV is Right for Me?

Full Electric

Running on only battery power, the electric vehicle uses no fuel, and is recharged by charging stations in public areas, at work, or at home. You're getting emission-free driving free of many services like oil changes, and can see long-term savings at the pump and on maintenance too.

Plug-in Hybrid

Taking a gas engine and electric motor together, it provides traditional driving that can go further, plus the ability to use an all-electric driving range which is rechargeable either by regenerative braking when powered with the gas engine, or by a recharge at a charging station. It makes your short trips around the area easy to do without using fuel.

Traditional Hybrid

The gas-electric combination work through regenerative braking to provide you with greater driving distances and better fuel economy on the streets of Chicago and surrounding areas.

Benefits of Plugging In

Federal Tax Credit

There are up to $7,500 in rebates available for EVs.

Local Incentives

States like Illinois provide tax credits and so to do certain cities for driving EVs or plug-in hybrids.

Low Cost to Own

You can save on the costs of an EV with repairs and maintenance, as they cost less to own than gas vehicles over time.

Fuel Up At Home

For plug-ins and EVs, you can buy an in-home charger setup to make sure your vehicle always is powered up.

Quick and Quiet

Enjoy fast and smooth acceleration, better handling, and a quieter ride.

Best of Both Worlds

Plug-in hybrid owners find that having the limited electric range is helpful when driving around the city, while having the benefit of a gas engine too.


of EV owners surveyed said they'd purchase another EV as their next vehicle.

Source: AAA

Owning an EV

  • Level 1 chargers can plug into standard household outlets and provide 2 to 5 miles of charge per hour, making them a solid choice for plug-in hybrids, but EVs need more power
  • Level 2 chargers provide 10-20 miles of range per hour and should be installed by a professional electrician, as these work to charge up your vehicle at home or work for a long stretch of time
  • Level 3 fast chargers offer the most efficiency with 60-80 miles of range in 20 minutes for the quickest charging experience, and our found in many places in public
Electric vehicle charging port

Charging from Home

A standard outlet can be used for a plug-in hybrid, but with an EV it's recommended that you have an electrician professionally install a charging station or outlet with enough power so you can plug in. If you're in an apartment or condo, you can try and convince the owner to add a charging station or find charging stations nearby from public areas

Family having fun with 2 children and electric vehicle in the background

Battery Care

On average, an electric battery is going to last 100,000 to 200,000 miles with the right care. Newer models are likely to improve on this, making EVs and hybrids standout values for your next vehicle. With an EV its best to keep the vehicle charge between 20 and 80 percent most of the time, and try and avoid extremely hot outdoor temperatures, which will help lead to minimal service and auto care.

Electric vehicle battery care

Charging Stations Near Fox Chicago Ford

  1. Fox Chicago Ford

    2501 North Elston Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60647

    • Sales: 773-687-7800
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Common Questions

There's a federal tax rebate of $7,500 for EV models, and our state also offers incentives for purchasing an EV or plug-in hybrid too.

Those who commute with an EV can get access to the HOV lane which is reserved for multiple passengers, while some utility companies will offer you different incentives too. Also, being able to charge up whenever be it at home, in public or at work without having to go to the gas station is a benefit, along with the zero-emissions and clean air.

According to a study done by Consumer Reports in 2020, drivers can expect $1,000 of fuel savings when driving an EV over a gas engine.

Since you won't have services like oil changes, you can see a big reduction in maintenance costs with an EV, as Consumer Reports in 2020 said that drivers can see $4,600 in lifetime savings with an EV over a gas engine in maintenance.

Electric batteries average out at around 250 miles of range with new options improving on it. A gas engine provides around 300-400 miles on average. You can stay charged with public and at-home options, and it's recommended that you plan your route for long trips in an EV to get to charging stations on the road.

Level 1 chargers charge at 2 to 5 miles per hour for plug-in hybrids, while Level 2 chargers can net you 10-20 miles of range per hour, and Level 3 fast chargers offer 60-80 miles of range in 20 minutes.

You can charge at home with a Level 1 charger for your plug-in hybrid, while Level 2 chargers required an electrician installing it, but charge your EVs efficiently.

Your electric battery will last on average 100,000 to 200,000 miles with the right care. This leaves plenty of room to explore the Chicago area and beyond!

Ready to Shop?

EV or gas-powered, we have you covered.
  1. Fox Chicago Ford

    2501 North Elston Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60647

    • Sales: 773-687-7800
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Get in Touch

  • Contact our Sales Department at: 773-687-7800
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