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Old 04-09-2009, 06:36 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Fr3AkAzOiD View Post
Driving from Raleigh, NC to Baltimore, Md she will average about 37/38 mpg but then when she is running around town doing errands she her average drops to about 25 mpg.
That's exactly where a hybrid shines. If a driver does mostly city, the increase in cost pays itself off via better mileage, if they do mostly highway, the extra cost generally isn't worth the extra cash up front since there tends to be a fairly small mileage difference.
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