Hybrid batteries last between 8 and 15 years, or roughly between 100,000 and 150,000 miles, before needing to be replaced if well maintained.
However, they cost much more than traditional vehicle batteries. So how much can you expect to pay for a hybrid battery?
Hybrid batteries cost in the range of $2,000 to $8,500. The actual price depends on the vehicle’s make and model.
I will go into more detail below.
Hybrid batteries are known for their long life.
Their warranty is usually ten years, but they can often last up to 15 years. Still, you should ensure they get regular maintenance to ensure longevity. See further below on battery maintenance.
The Price of Hybrid Batteries
Hybrid batteries normally cost between $2,000 and $8,500.
The actual price depends on the vehicle’s make and model. For example, a hybrid battery for a Toyota Prius costs around $3,800, whereas the same for a Ford Escape costs around $8,500.
Cheaper Hybrid Batteries
Hybrid vehicle batteries are not cheap, but if you’re looking for a cheaper replacement than buying a new one, you have a few options.
You can buy either a reconditioned, rebuilt, or used hybrid battery.
A reconditioned hybrid battery makes a once unusable battery usable again, but it has a shorter life than a new hybrid battery. Don’t expect it to last much longer. That’s why you can buy one for cheap.
A rebuilt hybrid battery doesn’t provide the same level of performance and doesn’t come with a warranty. The saving depends on the model, but you may be able to save from a few hundred up to a few thousand dollars. It can cost up to $5,000.
A used hybrid battery can also save a few thousand dollars. They cost up to around $4,000.
Hybrid Battery Maintenance
Here are a few tips for good hybrid battery maintenance:
- Avoid exposing the battery to extreme temperatures. Consider the parking locations and driving routes to ensure this.
- Take battery warning lights seriously. Take the appropriate action when you see one.
Note that a hybrid system malfunction doesn’t mean the hybrid battery needs replacing. There might be other components needing attention.
Image and Video References
Different kinds of Hybrid batteries. https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/3-years-warranty-14-4-Volt_60801382984.html.
Reconditioned hybrid battery. https://www.amazon.com/Prius-Hybrid-Battery-reconditioned-warranty/dp/B082GQDGGR.
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