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Do You Own a Hybrid? Would You Buy a Hybrid?

The Volkswagen XL1, on its way to production, uses a plug-in hybrid system.

Hybrid cars have come a long way since the Honda Insight became the first hybrid for sale in North America in late 1999. For one, the styling has gone from futuristic insect to more traditional looks.

And while once the sight of a Prius rolling by would turn heads, hybrids seem ubiqutious now. (The more traditional looking models also don’t turn as many heads.) 

There are the well-known pros to hybrids, starting with cutting down on trips to the gas station. The miles per gallon these cars get is the first specification that jumps out at most people, and what many customers are looking for when shopping for a hybrid.

For city-dwellers, the fuel economy of hybrids is often better for city driving than for highway driving, flipping the script on traditional gas-only vehicles. And whether you’re driving a hybrid to spare the air from pollutants or not, they generally have great resale value.

On the other hand, there are cons, starting with the upfront cost. While you won’t spend as much on gasoline while driving a hybrid, they are more expensive off the lot than traditional gas-only vehicles. read more


Posted by Massachusetts Legal Resources - March 28, 2013 at 4:11 pm

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