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Old 10-04-2022, 08:36 PM   #9 (permalink)
broski499
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Originally Posted by S Keith View Post
I can't even wrap my head around the $ dynamics of comparing a paid-for low mileage Prius to a new car. It's not even a choice from a financial or environmental perspective. Keep the Prius. Any money spent will get you as much or more miles/$ than a new car.
When I say new car I mean new to me. I would only be spending a few grand out of pocket when I add the value of the Prius, $4-5k, +4ksce rebate used EV or PHEV.

Iím also factoring in money saved via having pure EV range for my daily commute saving $6 a gallon gas. As well as monthly saving being in SCE prime tou plan. Lowers my overall electricity bill.
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