How long can hybrid car sit
Hi Scotty, I have a 2017 Lexus Es250 with a 2.5 L Toyota hybrid engine driven 50k miles. I’m curious with the hybrid battery fully charged in a mild weather (Virginia), how long can the car sit before it won’t start? I see people saying 12 month?!
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Imho, they can sit quite a while if charged adequately to begin with. Just don’t let it drain all the way to the point of no return.
With that said, anecdotal evidence suggests that driving the car more may get you more miles out of your hybrid battery before it needs replacing.