Been hearing alot about how some hybrids may not seem that cost effective. With dealer price premiums and waitlist, it could take months.

How about future maintenance cost on the regenerative braking system and Electric Motor. This could take years to recompensate.

So the next best thing:

07 Toyota Yaris = 45
07 Honda Fit = 45

06 Toyota Prius = 55 MPG
06 Honda Civic = 50 MPG

Give or take, the Yaris & Fit maybe the closest thing to a hybrid that is not. Also its price range is within 13k-16k compare to 20k+ with Civic and Prius Hybrids.