Hybrid Car Buyer’s Guide

Gas Mileage Impact Calculator

Compare the relative gas consumption, mpg, and tailpipe emissions of hybrid versus conventional models.

Price Pulse

Hybrid shoppers report their experiences (e.g., price, waiting times, dealership expertise) using our price comparison tool.

Decision Process

What’s available and what’s in the works. Myths and realities. And a few other tips to help you decide about a green car.


Hybrids and diesels cost a bit more, but do they pay for themselves? Are there any hidden costs? Helping the world is cool, but at what expense?


A few words about the stuff you buy after you buy a hybrid, like service, roadside assistance, and warranties.