For most drivers in St Louis, choosing the right car is important for you, your family and your budget. When you choose a hybrid from a new or used St Louis auto dealership, you are making a great choice. Hybrids are inexpensive, have a high gas mileage and are good for the environment which makes them a very responsible and intelligent car choice. In many cases, you can even get a slight government tax rebate for purchasing a hybrid car! This is because the Federal Government is attempting to encourage eco-friendly auto use in the U.S.A.This year there are multiple new hybrid models available at St Louis auto dealers including but not limited to these popular options:
Hybrids in St. Louis
Toyota Prius C – The Toyota Prius C is a new hybrid that was released in early 2012. With an average sale price of $18,950-$23,230, it is very affordable for most budgets. The Prius C features a 1.5l 99 HP engine, with 46-53 miles per gallon. The car also comes in five different colors and is suitable as either a family vehicle or for a single driver. On average, the car costs $30,329 per 5 years to own (including initial purchase costs and gas). Check out Toyota Hybrids in St. Louis
Honda-CRZ – The Honda CRZ Hybrid is a great car with an average price of $20,082. The car has a 1.5L 16 valve, 122 HP 6000 RPM engine with a 6 speed manual transmission. Average gas mileage is 31/37mpg. The car has an average $36,000 per 5 year cost to own and comes in two colors. Check out Honda Hybrids in St. Louis
Hyundai Sonata – The Hyundai Sonata is priced between $19,000 and $28,000 and is available in silver and a limited edition red. Cost to own per five years is $36,365 which puts it at about average for other hybrids. The Sonata features a 2.4L I4, 16 valve 140hp 6300rmp engine with a 6 speed automatic transmission and gets 24/25 mpg. The car has slightly lower gas mileage than other hybrids, however; has a great deal of leg room and the interior is quite spacious which is especially useful for taller people. Check out Hyundai Hybrids in St. Louis
Chevrolet Malibu- The Chevrolet Malibu is priced between $25,000 and $30,000 which makes it the most expensive car on this list. However; the engine is more powerful than other hybrid alternatives. The car features a 2.4L I4, 16 valves 182 HP 6200 rpm engine, 6 speed automatic transmission and gets 25/37 MPG. The average cost to own the Malibu for 5 years is about $40,000 which does put it at slightly more expensive than other cars of its type. Check out Chevy Hybrids in St. Louis
Toyota Camry: The Toyota Camry is priced at $25,000 to $27,000 and features a classic car look that is not usually found in hybrids. The car features a 2.5L I4, 16 valve, 200 hp, 5700 rpm engine with VAR speed automatic transmission and gets 43/39 mpg. It costs roughly $36,599 to own per five years. Check out Camry Hybrids in St. Louis
Each of these popular, new available hybrids is a great automobile choice which means that you can have the freedom to choose by style, gas mileage and available room in the car. You should choose the car to suit the needs of your family (I.E. minivan or car?) and by the amount of power your automobile should have. For more info, visit your St Louis Auto Dealer.