Hybrids More Affordable as Gas Prices Spike

2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid

As gaso­line prices spike, the high­er cost of hybrid-elec­tric vehi­cles is becom­ing less of a pur­chase fac­tor for con­sumers. Some pop­u­lar mod­els, includ­ing the Toy­ota Cam­ry and Chevro­let Mal­ibu hybrids, can pay back own­ers’ invest­ments in the high­er price with­in 18 months.