In a world where more and more people are driving hybrids to both save on gas and be more environmentally friendly, many people ask why they should have to surrender on the luxury they enjoy in a new car just to be more environmentally friendly. Well, thanks to companies like Lexus, Porsche, Cadillac, and Mercedes you don’t have to. But, by keeping the luxury that many desire are they sacrificing what makes the hybrid truly worth it?Fuel Efficiency vs. Cost of the VehicleOne of the biggest draws of a hybrid is that with the money you save on gas will quickly off-set the difference between a hybrid and a traditionally powered vehicle. Then after the first few years, you hope to pocket the savings. With a car like the Toyota Prius that sells for less than $30,000, the difference seems easy to see and could justify spending the extra on the car. But what about a $50,000 car? What if you’re spending closer to $100,000? At a certain point, the amount of money you’ll save on gas might not off-set the amount you’re spending on the car.Granted, anybody who can afford a $100,000 car probably isn’t concerned with off-setting the… Read full this story
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