Buying Advice

 
Should we buy a Toyota Prius Prime, Chevy Bolt EV, or Volt?

Should we buy a Toyota Prius Prime, Chevy Bolt EV, or Volt?

It's now time to shop for a new car for my wife, as her wonderful 2006 Toyota Prius has 144,000 miles and we're ready for something new. So I thought I might throw the question out to Green Car Reports readers. What car should replace our 2006 Prius hybrid? DON'T MISS: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime: gas... read more

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2012 Ford Focus Sedan and Hatchback

2012 Ford Focus SFE Vs 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco: Compact Sedans Compared

You want a compact sedan that gives great gas mileage, comes from an American company, and costs less than a hybrid car. If that sounds like you, the chances are you’ve... read more July 3, 2012 by 0


 
2011 Honda Fit Sport

2012 Toyota Yaris Vs 2012 Honda Fit: Subcompact Hatches Compared

The trendy 2012 Toyota Yaris is certainly an improvement on its predecessor, attracting a lot of attention wherever it goes. But can Toyota’s latest offering in the... read more June 25, 2012 by 0


 
EPA Beyond Tailpipe Emissions Tool

How Clean Is Your Electric Car? Online Tool Helps You Find Out

If you’re looking to buy an electric car, you’re probably familiar with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Fuel Economy website, which lists the gas... read more June 14, 2012 by 5


 
Three Nissan Leafs

Five Ideal Companion Cars To The 2012 Nissan Leaf

You’ve taken the plunge and shelled out anything from $33,000 upwards for an all-electric 2012 Nissan Leaf. Quiet, efficient and full of gadgets, you’ve... read more May 17, 2012 by 18


 
2012 Toyota Prius C, drive event, La Jolla, CA, Feb 2012

2012 Toyota Prius C: Price-Gouging Pic Proves Popularity Of 50MPG Hybrid

The 2012 Toyota Prius C is probably the most anticipated hybrid of 2012, and offers subcompact style and hybrid gas mileage. It’s no surprise then that Toyota has... read more March 20, 2012 by 12


 
2012 Toyota Prius C Online Configuration Tool

As The 2012 Toyota Prius C Goes On Sale, We Spec Our Own

Toyota has just this week started sales of its newest Prius family member, the 2012 Prius C. The smallest Prius hybrid yet, the Prius C is Toyota’s first subcompact... read more March 16, 2012 by 7


 
2004 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon GL

Five Top Used High Mileage Cars To Help You Survive High Gas Prices

Unless you don’t own a car, or happen to drive an all-electric car, the chances are you’ll have noticed that gas prices have risen dramatically over the past few... read more February 23, 2012 by 2


 
Chevrolet Votls for sale on eBay

Buying An Electric Car: Pay More Now, Or Wait A Bit?

As demand for electric and plug-in cars continues to remain high, many dealers and some private individuals are offering cars like the 2012 Chevrolet Volt on auction sites... read more November 29, 2011 by 4


 
GE WattStation Electric Car Charging Station

Want A Tax Break On An Electric-Car Charging Station? Act Now!

For several years now, the Federal Government has offered tax credits to people buying brand new highway-capable electric cars, as well as those installing electric car... read more November 21, 2011 by 1


 
2012 Chevrolt Volt Gas Station Advert

2012 Chevrolet Volt V 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid: Which Is Cheaper To Drive?

If you need a plug-in car that is capable of traveling long distances between charges but can’t afford the 300-miles per charge option offered by the 2012 Tesla Model... read more October 19, 2011 by 2


 
For Sale

Want A Good Deal On A Used, High MPG Car? Wait Till The Holidays

If you’re in the market for a used car -- especially a small car or hybrid that gets good gas-mileage -- you might know that used car prices have been dropping since... read more October 18, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Buying A Used Toyota Prius? Here’s What You Need To Know

The venerable Toyota Prius hybrid is generally accepted as the car which changed consumer’s attitude toward hybrid-electric drivetrains. While the Prius wasn’t... read more August 29, 2011 by 2


 
2003 Honda Element DX

Advice: Better Gas Mileage, Used Small, All-Wheel-Drive SUV--UPDATE

UPDATE: Well, we got a note from Denise: I bought a car today. It's a certified pre-owned 2005 Toyota RAV4, single owner, 41K miles. The only thing I need for it is an iPod... read more May 20, 2011 by 24


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Buying or Leasing An Electric Car: Why Residual Value Matters

You’ve read up on the latest electric cars, gone for test drives and are ready to make a purchase. However, there’s one more thing you should consider before... read more May 18, 2011 by 4


 
2011 Honda Odyssey Touring

Guide: How To Get Good Gas Mileage AND Third Row Seats?

"We have not yet fully accepted the fact that we need a new car. Some call it denial. But we do need one." That's how our friend Gordon Platt began a note asking our advice... read more May 12, 2011 by 4


 

 
 

 
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