Does a Plug-In hybrid count in the California Clean Fuel Reward program?

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia Niro, Kia Optima on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 at 5:21 pm
2020 Kia Niro exterior front fascia passenger side

If you are searching for your future vehicle here in Novato CA, then you’ve probably already considered finding either a hybrid, a plug in hybrid, or an all electric vehicle. If you’ve been searching for one of these fuel alternative models, then you most likely have also come across the California Clean Fuel Reward program. But, it can be a bit difficult determining which vehicles fall under the California Clean Fuel Reward program in which do not. So, does a plug-in hybrid count in the California Clean Fuel reward program? Yes it does. Here’s what you need to know.

What fuel alternative vehicles will count in the California Clean Fuel Reward program?

2020 Kia Niro exterior front fascia driver side

If you buy either an electric vehicle or a plug-in hybrid, your vehicle will fall under the California Clean Fuel Reward program. you can find such models included in the Kia vehicle lineup. Including:

  • 2020 Kia Niro EV
  • 2020 Kia Optima plug-in hybrid
  • 2020 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid also known as the Niro PHEV

Models in the Kia lineup that do not count in the California Clean Fuel Reward program

Well it may be exciting to learn how many fuel alternative vehicles there are in the Kia line up, there are some that may confuse you . So, here are some of the vehicles that are not included in the California Clean Fuel Reward program:

  • Kia Sorento hybrid
  • Kia Optima hybrid
  • any Kia gas model

Read more: Is the 2022 Kia Carnival a safe model to drive?

Test drive fuel alternative vehicles in Novato CA

Now that you know more about your future vehicle, it’s time to take yours for a test drive in Novato CA! Come on over to Kia Marin or schedule your appointment by giving our team members a call. Either way, we look forward to helping you find your future vehicle! You can also find pre-owned gas-alternative models as well.