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Best 2011 hybrid cars for the money
Hybrids usually get better gas mileage than conventional cars, but they also cost more usually a lot more. To determine if the added cost is worthwhile, we divide the combined city/highway mpg by the base MSRP, then multiply by 1,000. (This formula can be applied to any vehicle.) A high mpg rating and low price yield a high efficiency-cost rating.
Our results suggest that the soundest reason to buy a hybrid is to burn less fuel, not to save money in the long run, but some hybrids do this better than others. Rather than list the most miserly small hybrids, we present the highest-ranked hybrid models of their size and type. Joe Wiesenfelder, Cars.com
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