Hybrid Car – More Fun with Less Gas

prius worth getting?

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Posted by Aaron on November 3, 2004, 9:54 am
I just got a new job in Irvine and have a girlfriend in Pasadena. I
moved to Anaheim so that I'm not too far from both.

Since I will be doing a lot of commuting I thought a hybrid would be a
good option. I checked both the insight and prius and the prius looks
like the best option, especially for traffic.

My question is, would it be worth getting a prius to save gas money??
It looks better than a insight since it doesn't run the gas engine all
the time. I just don't want to waste my money buying a hybrid when I
can just buy another car that burns less fuel (like a civic) for less

Thanks for any suggestions,

Posted by Michelle Steiner on November 4, 2004, 12:30 am
 Chewy2426@aol.com (Aaron) wrote:

If you're going to buy a new car anyway, then it's worth buying.  It
will cost you more than a conventional car, but you'll get a $000 tax
exemption (not a tax credit, so the tax break is $000 multiplied by
your tax bracket).  Eventually, you will save in gas expenditures the
difference in prices--the better mileage the other car gets, the longer
it will take to make up the difference, though.

But the reason to get a Prius is not to save money; it is to cut down on
emissions and to enjoy the high-tech features. :)

Stop Mad Cowboy Disease:  Vote for John Kerry.

Posted by Mike Rosenberg on November 4, 2004, 12:53 am

_AND_ to save money.  :-)

Um, I think it's time to change sigs.  :-(

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Posted by Michelle Steiner on November 4, 2004, 5:21 am
  mike@POSTTOGROUP.invalid (Mike Rosenberg) wrote:

Stop Mad Cowboy Disease:  Impeach the son of a Bush.

Posted by BananaRepublican on February 27, 2005, 3:09 pm

And what a good influence you are.
and have you visited the NG   alt.impeach.bush     yet?

Stop Mad Cowboy Disease:  Impeach the son of a Bush.

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