Is A Toyota SUV "Greener" Than A Tesla?

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Is The Toyota Rav4 Prime A Better Buy Versus A Tesla Model Y?
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The 2021 Toyota Rav4 Prime is simply a fantastic vehicle. 42 miles of electric range, a 2.5L engine for a total combined driving range of nearly 600 miles, 302 combined horsepower, zero-to-sixty in under 6 seconds, 2,500 lb towing capacity, plenty of cargo space, 8.3 inches of ground clearance, and a clever AWD system. There’s an electric motor for both the front and rear axle which are independently controlled, also allowing for AWD in EV only mode. Perhaps the most impressive feature, is that while packaging all of those motors and batteries, it still manages to fit a spare tire in the back.
The Rav4 Prime is like a combination between a Subaru Forester and a Tesla Model Y, and that's a good thing! It's a no compromise solution towards creating lower emission vehicles, so the obvious question becomes: could a Rav4 Prime actually be better for the environment than a Tesla? Check out the video for all the details.
References:
Rav4 Specs - s3.amazonaws.com/toyota-cms-media/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/2021-Toyota-RAV4-Prime-Product-Info_FINAL-6.29.pdf
Tesla Impact Report - www.tesla.com/ns_videos/2019-tesla-impact-report.pdf
Emissions per kWh - theicct.org/sites/default/files/publications/EV-life-cycle-GHG_ICCT-Briefing_09022018_vF.pdf
Emissions per gal - www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/contentincludes/co2_inc.htm
Emissions per gal (2) - afdc.energy.gov/vehicles/electric_emissions_sources.html
Emissions per kWh - www.eia.gov/tools/faqs/faq.php?id=74&t=11#:~:text=In%202019%2C%20total%20U.S.%20electricity,of%20CO2%20emissions%20per%20kWh.
Grid Production - www.eia.gov/energyexplained/electricity/electricity-in-the-us.php
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  • ??? name

    ??? name

    6 мүнөт мурун

    I have solar panels. "No."

  • Perceivedshift

    Perceivedshift

    3 саат мурун

    I did a deep-dive very similar to this a while ago, I think I cam up with a similar conclusion. Though I compared two smaller cars, one gas, one electric. I came to the conclusion that the electric car was "greener" by only a small margin after 10 years. To make the small electric car worse is the fact the small gas car could very well be driven for more than 10 years, while the electric car's battery would need to be replaced soon after 10 years. If this happens the small gas car wins easily. The fact is, the most green car buy is a small used older car and keep it running. Even a full engine rebuild has very little environmental impact. People buying new electric cars are merely virtue signalling but are in no way "saving the environment". Due to the limitations of current battery tech, yes, electric cars are greener for the first 10 years...but what about 20 years? That is where gas cars become greener. That old guy still driving his 1975 pickup is greener than all these virtue signalling new-car buyers. Yes, electric is the future...sure...but anybody who claims by buying them that they are doing their part to "save the planet" is full of it.

  • Fynn

    Fynn

    7 саат мурун

    Why did he not count in the production of fuel but the production of electricity ? That’d change a lot!

  • Alex P

    Alex P

    10 саат мурун

    Does Toyota also have self driving? Dont think so.

  • Owen Salava

    Owen Salava

    16 саат мурун

    Came here after watching Jason's spot on The Smoking Tire. As a subscriber to both channels, I enjoy the car smarts afforded from both perspectives. It will be interesting to see how the manufacturing and as-yet undiscovered technology advances cause these numbers to evolve.

  • Aurum Faber

    Aurum Faber

    16 саат мурун

    Y'all talking about emissions, but everyone knows that the most efficient mode of land transportation is the humble passenger train.
    Then you ride a streetcar from the train station to your destination.
    Maximum Efficiency!

  • Ken Scherer

    Ken Scherer

    17 саат мурун

    Good video. Would have been better had there also been a cost analysis. Something like total cost of ownership and $/mile.

  • ascencion5

    ascencion5

    18 саат мурун

    Just how plastic straws are “greener” than paper straws.

  • Brandon

    Brandon "Joe" Reich

    21 саат мурун

    It looks like you applied Tesla's production emissions in building the battery to the Toyota. You said that since Tesla does it at such scale they're able to get lower emissions at production. Toyota doesn't produce/use batteries at nearly the same scale so wouldn't it be inaccurate to apply the Tesla production emissions for the battery to the Toyota battery? I realize I may be completely misunderstanding.

  • Richard Navrátil

    Richard Navrátil

    Күн мурун

    At 8:39, shouldn't it be 8% for charging losses then, or to make them both the same, make it "transmission efficiency 92%, charging efficiency 86%"?

  • B Bagehi

    B Bagehi

    Күн мурун

    In the US, Tesla vehicles are made in California. Batteries made in Nevada. Toyota Rav4 Hybrids are made in Kentucky. The energy mix isn't the same. Kentucky is still close to 3/4 coal power. California is 3% coal, 34% methane, 47% renewable. Nevada is about 25% renewable and about 70% methane. So, when looking at the carbon footprint of manufacturing, it really matters where the vehicle is made.

  • lampar20

    lampar20

    Күн мурун

    Best part is no part. Toyota has many parts...

  • Little Bluepanda

    Little Bluepanda

    Күн мурун

    No. The answer was no.

  • Honey Badger Offroad

    Honey Badger Offroad

    Күн мурун

    Jason the kind of guy who carries an empty milk jug everywhere just to randomly throw it every time someone says the word "gallon".

  • musikSkool

    musikSkool

    Күн мурун

    There are a few carbon-neutral fuels for gas cars too. CO2 to gasoline is possible. What about the gasification system they were using during WWII that let an ordinary gasoline car run off of wood at a rate of about 1 lb of wood per mile? Sure it sounds bad, but a 200 mile range car would only need 200 lbs of wood, much lighter than the 1,000 lb Tesla batteries, and we wouldn't need to make new cars to do it. Also, it would be carbon neutral if we used wood or hay that pulled its carbon from the air. Think outside the battery. We can solve this without making giga-factories and replacing a billion vehicles in the next few decades. ... It won't happen though. None of it. Electric is not going to fix the environment, it is barely going to give us a few more years before the pollution gets so bad we outlaw anything that takes more than 1 horsepower to move 1 human. Your 95% efficient electric car is a joke when it has to move 3,500 lbs to move a 150 lb human. Heck, just the battery weighs six times as much as you. It isn't our pollution that will kill us all, it is the lack of efficiency inherent in our system. We move a toothbrush 15,000 miles around the Earth's surface because its cheaper for us. I hate electric cars getting all the attention when people don't even have the first clue as to what is actually destroying our planet. Inefficiency. Forget the carbon from your tailpipe, the fact is that if you drive 30 miles to work in an electric car you are paying to haul twenty times your own body weight over ten times far as the average commute 200 years ago. So not only are we ridiculously inefficient in every layer of society, we aren't even as efficient as we were 200 years ago. Advanced? Maybe. Less energy usage? Absolutely not. We burn 100 times as much fuel in a day as we would have in 1821. The train was the beginning of the end for the world. We, on the whole, can't even comprehend only traveling 3 miles to work, without lugging around something that weighs as much as 10 couches and is made of metal, ten times the distance, because we can't afford to pay enough to live closer to where we work. How does this make sense? I weep for humanity, and, somehow, I hope I am not around when we can't even breathe because the air is so polluted because someone, somewhere, refused to sell reasonably-priced housing within walking distance from employment. They are the ones most responsible for polluting the planet. "Property value" is going to kill us all.

    • musikSkool

      musikSkool

      19 саат мурун

      @Simon The only point to making cars more efficient is to save the environment, which they can never actual do. Cars will last decades, even centuries if you only replace the parts that are broken. Synthetic fuels, like wood burning cars, are 100% efficient. All of the co2 they produce gets absorbed by the trees that grow the wood. In fact, every pound of wood you haven't burned yet is removed from the atmosphere. How does your electric car reverse climate change and save the planet? It doesn't, it only kills it slower. If you actually care about the planet, you don't need to get rid of your car, just convert it to a clean fuel, like wood. If burned above 2,000 degrees the only things that come out are ash and co2. The ash can be stored, and the co2 is only dangerous if you don't collect it, which is what the trees do. Did you know that wood can burn cleanly? No, because the only science you care about is the science you already know about, look further than your imagination, learn something new.

    • Simon

      Simon

      20 саат мурун

      @musikSkool You are trying to drag all sorts of irrelevant reasons into the discussion. The thing is that vehicles only last 10 to 15 years on average. That’s the only thing that counts. New cars will always be needed. Synthetic fuels are, like I said, horribly inefficient so it requires A LOT more electric energy than an EV.

    • musikSkool

      musikSkool

      22 саат мурун

      @Simon We don't have to make new cars. It is completely possible to make only repair parts and fix the cars we have. Pollution is going to lead to severe weather. Severe weather will go completely ignored until it happens to everyone, everywhere, constantly. When it is too late no amount of "my new car is twice as efficient as my old car" is going to save us. Even if the car is 200% efficient, if it weighs 3000 lbs and moves a 150 lb human then it is only 5% efficient. If that person travels 20 miles to work instead of 2 miles then that car is really 0.5% efficient. Getting double that number is still only 1% efficient. Burning any fuel, no matter what it is, is irrelevant when you have to pollute to make the car, and you have to waste 99.5% of the energy to get to where you are going. How many people drive 3 miles to get a cheeseburger meal that weighs less than 5 lbs. Congratulations, you just moved 3000 lbs of metal and plastic to move something that weighs less than 5 lbs. Does your interest in "science" end at gadgets and batteries? Climate change will kill us all unless we take it seriously. "Yay, my car is 1% efficient instead of .5% efficient." Move closer to work. Repair a broken car. Drive a 5 lb remote-control car to get your cheeseburger. These things are thousands of times more efficient than any electric car could possibly be as long as it weighs over a ton to move absolutely tiny amounts of useful matter. This is real science. This is real efficiency. Quit playing with toy cars and actually try to fix the environment.

    • Simon

      Simon

      Күн мурун

      You forget that synthetic fuels (power to liquid) are horribly inefficient. Also, we have to make new cars anyway, so why not make them electric?

  • Fall Line Japan

    Fall Line Japan

    Күн мурун

    Answer - "No"
    Video length - 0:01

  • MrSmitheroons

    MrSmitheroons

    Күн мурун

    The error bars should be pretty big on those figures, butI think your general conclusions seem sound. If a plug-in hybrid really has that much of a value proposition on emissions, and assuming it's less expensive up-front, it could be a reasonable choice. I think the sneaking unspoken truth here is that if those of us who don't drive hat much would simply buy lighter EVs with smaller batteries closer to our actual typical range needs, it could save the planet a bunch. Even if having range troubles in the longer-than-usual drives or where there are gaps in the charging infrastructure would be a hassle.
    Anyway, your jug-throwing makes a very persuasive point, among other things.

  • Roni92pl

    Roni92pl

    Күн мурун

    no compromises toyota? hahaha I wouldnt touch that thing with 10m(METER) stick even if it was 70% off 😂

  • No Name

    No Name

    Күн мурун

    I was getting annoyed by all the kilogram measurements at the beginning (because conceptually that unit has little to no meaning to me), then you came out with your, "This is a gallon. It's kind of like a liter except 3.8 times bigger, because this is America and that's how we like things here," comment and I couldn't help but smile.

  • SpaceyRules

    SpaceyRules

    Күн мурун

    Wrong! Your biased and your numbers are wrong. How about factoring in the fact that the electric vehicles have way less parts and way less maintenance.

  • Gee Ache

    Gee Ache

    Күн мурун

    Where does one notice the differences between the US and Europe besides the units? When calling large cars midsize ? Or when using an average annular mileage of ca. 20k km (recalc.)? Or when assuming a 50 wk/a work commute ?

  • Marc Debenham

    Marc Debenham

    2 күн мурун

    In a word No

  • Stephen Powdexter

    Stephen Powdexter

    2 күн мурун

    Yeah you want more comments. Anyway, I think Toyota is a smart company to be heavily in hybrids. Hybrids just make much more sense than EVs and a lot of the EV advocates are just snobs, rich people.

  • Tamás Madarász

    Tamás Madarász

    2 күн мурун

    7:45 I don't pay my electric bill unless it comes in horsepower per hour, sorry utility company and your European kilowatts that don't make any sense.

  • Auspishos Skverill

    Auspishos Skverill

    2 күн мурун

    Can someone please answer this: what is the possible total number of EVs that could be bought?
    I'm asking purely related to charging infrastructures in cities. Will curbside charging be possible? if not, will garage parking space provide individual space charging? if not, does that mean that if you live in an apartment in a big city, then you're only way to charge is to super charge? does that affect the life of the battery? does that affect the time you need top charge? will that mean that EVs will not be popular in cities? Will the percentage of people living in apartments in a city or even a country affect the EV sales numbers? did anyone do this study?

    • Simon

      Simon

      2 күн мурун

      @Auspishos Skverill It’s expanding a lot where I live. Works great.

    • Auspishos Skverill

      Auspishos Skverill

      2 күн мурун

      @Simon It needs to be a lot more. like 25% of street parking. now its nowhere near that.

    • Simon

      Simon

      2 күн мурун

      Of course curbside charging is possible. This happens all over Europe.

  • Forza Mortorsport 6 Supercharged Racing

    Forza Mortorsport 6 Supercharged Racing

    2 күн мурун

    Diesel is still the best

    • Simon

      Simon

      Күн мурун

      @Forza Mortorsport 6 Supercharged Racing They are less efficient. They last shorter than EVs will. They produce more emissions.

    • Forza Mortorsport 6 Supercharged Racing

      Forza Mortorsport 6 Supercharged Racing

      2 күн мурун

      @Simon Diesel engines can run off any type of combustible liquid that is dense its more efficient They last longer and other fun things about deisel engines

    • Simon

      Simon

      2 күн мурун

      In what way?

  • Eric

    Eric

    2 күн мурун

    I wanted a rav4 prime but couldnt find one avail to buy. So I bought a Model Y instead.

  • robin wei

    robin wei

    3 күн мурун

    The thing that the world changes in a way is unpredictable. There may be a long moment when electricity is not available but you have to move you and your family around.

  • Mateusz Wojtkiewicz

    Mateusz Wojtkiewicz

    3 күн мурун

    The RAV4 also looks so much better than the Tesla.

  • Assimilator1

    Assimilator1

    3 күн мурун

    I don't think you meant 92% transmission losses for the grid, lol, but efficiency ;)
    Interesting video anyway :), btw I work at a Suzuki dealer, and they're selling a rebadged version of the Rav 4 hybrid (called the A Cross).

  • dress for the dystopia you want

    dress for the dystopia you want

    3 күн мурун

    It bugs me to no end that there were only 19,000 of these made. I'll be damned if Toyota doesn't ramp up production like 10-fold.

  • James Christensen

    James Christensen

    3 күн мурун

    until we start using nuclear energy, all electric vehicles won’t actually be cleaner to run than an efficient petrol car

  • Isaac Erwin

    Isaac Erwin

    3 күн мурун

    Lol let's see which one lasts longer, ice or unproven tesla

  • David Brooks

    David Brooks

    3 күн мурун

    If your transmission losses were 92% it would be highly inefficient.

  • The Left Lane Enforcer

    The Left Lane Enforcer

    3 күн мурун

    I think Jason has become funnier so....I'm happy...er...

  • Vahe Hatch

    Vahe Hatch

    3 күн мурун

    I don't get it. You can't compare to a hybrid vehicle like that. it's a closed system, you've got electrical power generated using your own internal combustion engine. it may really function quite well if you can rely on your battery charge only, for 45min average in a really slow traffic with air conditioner on. That may not save the planet, but we'll definitely have better environment in the city. Its strange, no one is talking about this anymore. Meanwhile, you can't compare a 35k car to an 80k ev. I suggest you get one in the same price range.

    • Simon

      Simon

      2 күн мурун

      The comparison is completely valid. And no, the Model Y does not cost 80k. They cost 45k.

  • Alphabet 7

    Alphabet 7

    3 күн мурун

    Either way the government shouldn't be giving any money towards buying any of these cars it's way cheaper to just remove CO2 from the air than to sell these cars

    • Simon

      Simon

      2 күн мурун

      @Alphabet 7 prove it

    • Alphabet 7

      Alphabet 7

      2 күн мурун

      @Simon that's no true

    • Simon

      Simon

      2 күн мурун

      @Alphabet 7 The difference is about half the amount of CO2 per km. This difference grows every year.

    • Alphabet 7

      Alphabet 7

      2 күн мурун

      @Simon there's a very small difference that could be saved by just removing c02

    • Alphabet 7

      Alphabet 7

      2 күн мурун

      @Simon they aren't.

  • Joe Ca

    Joe Ca

    3 күн мурун

    tesla is cheap, no one knows how to fix them and the service availability and pricing is horrendus!
    and btw, i want the sound, the smell, velocity and continious performance of a na gas V8 engine!

  • Alan Horn

    Alan Horn

    3 күн мурун

    EVs use approximately one hundred percent fossil fuel generation, because they use the marginal generator, not the average. The nuclear plant and solar panels are busy keeping buildings cool and street lights on, not waiting around for us to buy an EV and plug it in.
    The other big factor is time to charge. If owning an EV makes someone fly instead of drive, there goes any advantage in emissions. PHEVs are really hard to argue with in 2021 unless someone has to drive a ton locally and only locally, like a taxi driver.

  • Lud Bzh

    Lud Bzh

    3 күн мурун

    Good job and Nice to have some perspective

  • Andreas Nyh

    Andreas Nyh

    4 күн мурун

    Do you calc when you do a service on the toyta you often need replace the oil to the car.

  • Chris R Carraher

    Chris R Carraher

    4 күн мурун

    I laugh at the tards who trade in their tesla every 3 yrs for a new one and think they're saving the world.

    • Simon

      Simon

      2 күн мурун

      That doesn't matter. There are A LOT of second hand EVs needed the next few decades. It's great that some people are willing to provide these.

  • Bálint

    Bálint

    4 күн мурун

    No they're both red

  • Solanumtinkr

    Solanumtinkr

    4 күн мурун

    Is that the old style method of making batteries or the new factory process that Tesla came up with for CO2 figures? The new method is significantly different from the old style used for about the last century. And does the Hybrid charge itself, which should have a significant effect?

  • Tyler Kwiatkowski

    Tyler Kwiatkowski

    4 күн мурун

    Came here because of jug throwing

  • Senor Dockman

    Senor Dockman

    4 күн мурун

    Your in guesstimate land the entire video. Yes, your conclusions are based on guesstimates. But the Rav 4 does look good to me, even using the Tesla numbers. And over 500 miles of range is outstanding.

  • tankas

    tankas

    4 күн мурун

    That's why I like this channel!
    P.S. could you please explain one more time - what's a gallon? Sorry, I'm from EU.

  • Alex Cringes

    Alex Cringes

    4 күн мурун

    I wish you would also talk about motorcycling physics. I wanna see someone crunching numbers and you're the only one doing it.

  • keithdbf

    keithdbf

    4 күн мурун

    My understanding is that Tesla uses their old car batteries in their home electric battery powerpack systems. This can give the battery a potential of 30 years of use. That would lower the average energy of the manufacturing of the battery. Effectively only 1/3rd of its life is used as a car battery

    • Testa

      Testa

      3 күн мурун

      @keithdbf hmmm I wonder who “they” refers to when you only mentioned a single party in your original post

    • keithdbf

      keithdbf

      3 күн мурун

      @Testa The onus is on you to make a coherent statement. Who is "they"?

    • Testa

      Testa

      3 күн мурун

      @keithdbf you clearly didn’t understand what I was saying

    • keithdbf

      keithdbf

      3 күн мурун

      @Testa Perhaps but for economic reasons it would make no sense to get the most of the batteries.

    • Testa

      Testa

      3 күн мурун

      Yes but at that point you’re just guessing where the battery ends up. You don’t actually know what percent of the batteries are put into the home systems. Because they will never tell you

  • SueBobChicVid

    SueBobChicVid

    5 күн мурун

    The spare tire was the biggest surprise in this video.

  • Scott Arendt

    Scott Arendt

    5 күн мурун

    Awesome work!!

  • René Pouliot

    René Pouliot

    5 күн мурун

    you were very quick at stating EV not as green to build. I will look for a recent report that Bestintesla reported on on YouTube

  • huvrr1

    huvrr1

    6 күн мурун

    I've got no idea why you said it's a question no one asked or cared about! This is exactly what people need to be looking at. Total life cycle emissions.

  • Luis Gustavo Kawahara

    Luis Gustavo Kawahara

    6 күн мурун

    shouldn't the energy used to refine the gas be considered in the calculations?

    • Jakub Setnický

      Jakub Setnický

      5 күн мурун

      That's the "well to wheel" emissions he included 😊 from digging it up(well) all the way to your car

  • J J

    J J

    6 күн мурун

    Until something better comes along, I don’t want electric to completely replace hybrid.

  • Carlo Moro

    Carlo Moro

    6 күн мурун

    lots of gallons throwed away was I specting

  • Psychlops 924

    Psychlops 924

    6 күн мурун

    He really likes throwing that milk jug around

  • Lucius

    Lucius

    6 күн мурун

    Wow, a practical hybrid that I'm actually rather excited about. Good job 'Yota, now start cranking them out so price and availability aren't such obstacles lol.

  • T C

    T C

    6 күн мурун

    But I can haul stuff in a RAV4 whereas I can't fit much in a model Y. Perhaps a better comparison would be a model X.
    Also need to consider the long road trips where I need to stop and find a super charger station for the Tesla. I realize that isn't a "green" hit, but I'm looking for a vehicle that can take me farther than the present range of a Tesla without stopping.

  • Bonga Lamula

    Bonga Lamula

    6 күн мурун

    Wish you'd stick to metric system

  • Charles Jacobus

    Charles Jacobus

    7 күн мурун

    You need to do a video on solid state batteries!!!!!

  • Jason Bingham

    Jason Bingham

    7 күн мурун

    200,000 lifetime miles are low for both vehicles. It would be interesting to extend the model to 300,000, 400,000 or 1,000,000 (Tesla’s current goal for each battery pack)

  • Erol C

    Erol C

    7 күн мурун

    Thank you I will keep my Toyota still ...

  • Brian K

    Brian K

    7 күн мурун

    Remember the rav4 when not in EV mode is still in hybrid mode and will still burn half the gas compared to a normal ICE engine in city driving especially

  • Wyatt Arthur

    Wyatt Arthur

    7 күн мурун

    Well its certainly Ugly but sounds like a great vehicle

  • BROis

    BROis

    8 күн мурун

    I think we forgot to include some variables, like maintenance of that ICE engine, the grid is improving, whereas gas production is not, etc. I don't even care about emissions, driving any other car other than electric just feels so clunky. After owning a Tesla for 2-years, I can't see myself ever buying anything with an internal combustion engine (as a daily driver).

  • DJ E D'Law

    DJ E D'Law

    8 күн мурун

    Gee... when you take away the excessive SUV-body-style height and 2nd motor from the RAV4, you pretty much end up with a Chevy Volt. Too bad dumba** GM stopped making the thing!

  • Maxime Laliberté

    Maxime Laliberté

    9 күн мурун

    Is a spare tire now a quirk and feature?

  • Mikey C

    Mikey C

    9 күн мурун

    12:04... Why are you updating Toyota's scores based on Tesla's impact statement, giving Toyota credit for something Tesla is doing? Even if you were going for a theoretical best case scenario, it's a bit misleading to take Tesla innovations on environmental impact and just assign them to Toyota. Toyota is still fighting against EVs so I doubt they've made any progress in reducing environmental impact of producing batteries!

  • Myke Vidrio

    Myke Vidrio

    9 күн мурун

    The bright lead collaterally discover because save conjecturally wait for a super hippopotamus. tart, cautious mary

  • nevermore0

    nevermore0

    10 күн мурун

    What are those black panels on the wall in the garage?

  • rizzle razzleuno

    rizzle razzleuno

    10 күн мурун

    It's too bad the RAV4 is not more aerodynamic, but then that would likely reduce its cargo capacity. I'm waiting for the VW EV Bus, whatever VW wants to call it. Thanks Jason for this analysis. So many of the ICE vs PHEV vs BEV comparisons will be entirely different in five years. Let us hope more electricity is produced with renewable, non fossil fuel sources. I look forward to your videos in 2026. Drive safe. 🙂

  • Estiven Lebron

    Estiven Lebron

    11 күн мурун

    I didn’t know renewables were 20% of all electricity in the us wow that’s a interesting fact I’m happy to hear that

  • schubi128

    schubi128

    11 күн мурун

    EV's are only efficient if not all loses are accounted for.
    40% when producing Electricity from any primary energy
    5% losses in the grid
    20% losses when quickcharging
    5% losses in the battery
    7% losses in the powercontroller
    7% losses in the motor
    from 100 kwh primary energy only under 40% are remaining for driving.

    • Simon

      Simon

      7 күн мурун

      Still better than any combustion engine car and the grid gets greener every year.

  • R4PluginSuomi

    R4PluginSuomi

    11 күн мурун

    Both great vehicles...but still only one of them is practical for long range driving, especially in low temperatures...

  • Reiner Barbosa

    Reiner Barbosa

    11 күн мурун

    We all know that the answer is a Miata.

  • Wermagst

    Wermagst

    12 күн мурун

    The Toyota also offers a complete ICE drive train, that requires constant servicing and repairs. Not for me.

    • Callandor

      Callandor

      10 күн мурун

      It’s a Toyota, it will require less maintenance and repairs than a Tesla.

  • Jared Emmons

    Jared Emmons

    12 күн мурун

    I need more videos where you throw things as you explain

  • Frank E

    Frank E

    12 күн мурун

    All the toyota bashing on the EV channels, you think Toyota is Satan.

  • Orlundo

    Orlundo

    12 күн мурун

    One of the things I love about my man Jason is that he makes videos talking about this kind of thing and saying that he knows electric cars are definitely better for the environment, but he still loves and appreciates combustion cars in his other videos. A true wise car enthusiast. He accepts change, even though he liked the old ways, and doesn’t go on about it.

  • AuroraDarkStar

    AuroraDarkStar

    14 күн мурун

    I had one of these rav4 hybrids as a rental and was mostly happy with it. It rides really well, amazing headlights, interior lights were good, excellent space, lots of features. The bad stuff: the navigation lady kept complaining when I was approaching the speed limit, but still under. The lane keeping assist still needs work (ie. It over corrects and is unstable). The adaptive cruise control brakes abruptly and doesn't resume the set speed fast enough after the person entering your lane speeds up. Interior materials look/felt cheap. If you wanted to set a different cruise control speed, you have to hit cancel before setting the new speed. Never had that before. Lots of little things that should've been fixed but I got the impression the designers said "good enough". It was comfy and mostly good, but the little things would annoy me if I had to live with it daily. I reckon the next one should have most of these issues sorted, fingers crossed.

  • bajarekn

    bajarekn

    14 күн мурун

    Letting out that engineering student repressed anger at US gallons in this one.

  • rohan saber

    rohan saber

    14 күн мурун

    No, no its not! Saved you 14 minutes. Just think, the co2 emission happen at generation in an EV and as noted in the video generating locations will eventually outright eliminate CO2 through technology improvements. On ICE you are driving a CO2 emitting machine, much more wide spread in the general population. Get real, EV is the way to go.

  • Little Changes

    Little Changes

    15 күн мурун

    Certainly in the UK there has been a massive issue with PHEVs never being plugged in. I’ve had Mitsubishi PHEVs as hire cars which have almost certainly never been plugged in but are purchased due to the lower tax levels. That is a huge risk for the future

  • 18 RLX Vibrant 7 DCT

    18 RLX Vibrant 7 DCT

    15 күн мурун

    You should mention and include how much emissions it takes to even produce a battery.

  • Akın Zortuk

    Akın Zortuk

    15 күн мурун

    Raw4 awd is a joke.

  • 2K19/ME/203 SADRAC MIGUEL FIRMINO

    2K19/ME/203 SADRAC MIGUEL FIRMINO

    15 күн мурун

    GOSTEI MUITO DO VIDEO

  • TJ

    TJ

    15 күн мурун

    Holy sh*t, this might just be the best video yet! The production and editing were beautiful. I've been subscribed for a long while, and the videos just keep getting better!

  • RL Days

    RL Days

    16 күн мурун

    Your first calculation between the Y at 40.4 and the Rav at 43.9 isn't too bad. But, still almost 10% dirtier. Your second comparison from 30.4 to 38.4 however, is quite a bit bigger at almost 30% dirtier or 26.666666% to be exact. But then I think having the hybrid gives you the best of both worlds.
    Now look at the performance. The Tesla is quicker off the mark but how is the Rav 4 offroad in comparison? Neither are true offroad but say for instance getting stuck in mud or uneven gravel road. Then you got to look at comfort blah blah. Never mind.

  • Rajan Rangarajan

    Rajan Rangarajan

    16 күн мурун

    7.15 How does a gallon of gasoline which is about 3.63 Kilogarms in weight be "responsibile" for 10.7Kg of C02?
    Explain please.

  • colin davidson

    colin davidson

    17 күн мурун

    When Tesla transitions to their dry electrode technology (and the question does seem to be when, not if), they will experience a massive drop in energy required to manufacture each Lithium Ion cell. This will make a (possibly significant) difference to the emissions in battery production, if only because it reduces the renewable energy needed per cell, so the emissions from the manufacture of the wind turbines/solar cells can be amortized over more battery cells. Current wet electrode production methods require large amounts of energy (and floorspace and initial capital) for the drying ovens.

  • Jordan Karim

    Jordan Karim

    17 күн мурун

    More acoustic damping, and hey, lets get one of those metallic floors too! We were able to choose 100% Renewable sourced energy though the Energy Choice Ohio. This helps us feel better with our energy source.

  • Cofal Over 9k

    Cofal Over 9k

    17 күн мурун

    Really like these vidios, Only people you link them to say its all lies. But then again they belive there is no alternatives to EVs...

  • Aswin Muraleedharan

    Aswin Muraleedharan

    17 күн мурун

    A very informative technical video......!!!!!! Loved it very much..............Great job man...!!!!!

  • Steve Walsh-Balshaw

    Steve Walsh-Balshaw

    17 күн мурун

    Most folk will stick to gasoline because ev's are bland ugly expensive and not as environmentally friendly as made out to be.When politicians are saying how wonderful they are I immediately think mmm , why? Because vast majority of them are complete liars let's stick with gas

  • sussexdriver75

    sussexdriver75

    17 күн мурун

    I'm sure the 35 thousand kids in Congo are happy they have a job mining cobalt for lithium batteries...

  • yozaqura

    yozaqura

    17 күн мурун

    Love the jug LOL however over time the battery will not charge as hi as it once did just like our phones so over time I think it would be much smarter to go with the Toyota because even if the battery gets smaller you still can rely on the gas engine and I’m sure the engine will last longer then the battery probably up to 300k miles or more and because we know the car will run just on gas the battery not charging anymore or braking will let the car still work you just won’t get as good MPG

  • Ed Wells

    Ed Wells

    19 күн мурун

    The "real world compromise" is finding a service department capable of working on that Toyota. I had such problems with my Chevy Volt and many of my friends with a variety of hybrids have such problems.
    I wish the Volt had succeeded and been scaled into something more akin to this RAV4. But I'm hesitant to trust these models will sell well enough to keep parts and service convenient

  • Randy Li

    Randy Li

    19 күн мурун

    Hydrogen cars are like google+

    • Simon

      Simon

      19 күн мурун

      Haha yes

  • J F

    J F

    20 күн мурун

    Average mileage per year of electric cars in US is just 5300 miles. For electric car buyers gas cars could outperforms electric cars.