Sorted by Archive: August, 2016 ( 2 post/s)

  • Does Car Engine Size Matter?

    blog postThursday 11 August 2016

    Hybrid Car Q&A with Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance Q: Does car engine size matter? A: According to, today's conventional vehicles are vastly overpowered. A standard sedan typically has a 200 horsepower engine. Every once in a while, you'll use that power to pass someone on the highway. However, for the vast majority of driving we do, you're actually only using 30 to 40 horsepower. No kidding. Here's a shocker: Because carmakers consistently used te... read more

  • Hybrid Car Q&A with Hillside Auto Repair in Torrance

    blog postTuesday 02 August 2016

    Here's the first in a series of commonly asked Questions about Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs).   Do you have a question we haven't answered? Please post your question on our Hillside Auto Repair Facebook page or Private Message us there. Q: How do I know if a hybrid car makes sense for me? A: Even without gas at $3 a gallon, the economics of hybrids make a certain amou... read more

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