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2009 Honda Civic Hybrid

October 13, 2013

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When searching for used cars most people tend to shy away from expensive hybrids.

But hybrids have been in the market long enough that prices are now within reach to most buyers.

Take for instance the 8th generation Honda Civic Hybrid.

A 2009 model, as shown in the pictures, averages around 12 grand in the used car market. While this isn’t exactly a cheap car to buy it’s still a bargain compared to new hybrid prices.

The 8th generation Civic is quite a radical departure from the previous generation model.

The styling of the exterior and twin-tier dash interior gives this car a sleek and futuristic look. It’s certainly looks much better than the previous generation’s boxy design.

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With the price of gas consistently above the three dollar mark many people are considering going hybrid.

Hybrid cars get on average 40 miles per gallon which will save you money at the gas pump but there are hidden costs that many buyers do not take into consideration.

High Price
Hybrids are on average two to four thousand dollars more than their non-hybrid counterparts. This is no small chunk of change. You can buy a lot of quality used cars for under four grand these days.

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Hybrid Cars

April 6, 2011

The first hybrid car that went mainstream was the Honda Insight back in 1999. It was a funky yet futuristic looking car that looked like one of the cars from Back To The Future.

It didn’t seem popular because I hardly saw one on the road. Perhaps it was because gas was less than a gallon of milk. The only people who bought them were the ones who wanted to make a statement.

I have to admit I liked the styling and it always caught my attention when I saw one on the road.

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