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These Car Companies Are Leading The Way On Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles
Unveiled at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, the BMW iX5 is the automotive company's first step into testing the waters with a hydrogen-powered electric vehicle.
The concept car has an engine capable of delivering 401 horsepower and has two hydrogen fuel tanks with a capacity of 13.2 pounds, allowing for a range of up to 300 miles.
Toyota Mirai
The Toyota Mirai was first revealed in 2014 and is available for purchase today. The 2024 XLE model has a 402-mile range and a maximum output of 182 horsepower.
Toyota offers complimentary fuel for up to $15,000, or six years, and an eight-year warranty on major FCEV parts. The car also includes various entertainment and safety features.
Hyundai Nexo
Aside from the Mirai, the Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell is the only commercially available hydrogen vehicle in the U.S. and features a similar complimentary fuel deal.
The 2024 Hyundai Nexo has an EPA-estimated range of 380 miles. According to Car and Driver, it has a combined power output of 161 horsepower and can go 0-60 mph in 8.4 seconds.