Are the life spans of hybrid vehicles longer than regular cars?

I've read that hybrid vehicles might last longer than regular cars. Is this true?

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The short answer is, it depends.
Whether or not hybrid vehicles last longer than gas-powered vehicles remains the subject of debate. That said, the manufacturer’s extended warranty is often more generous than gas-powered equivalents—in part because federal law requires hybrid batteries to last a minimum of 100,000 miles or eight years.
The longevity of the vehicle is also highly dependent on the make and model and whether or not you adhere to a basic car maintenance schedule. Some hybrid owners report their vehicle lasting much longer than the warranty because of regular care.
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Answered on Oct 29, 2021
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