Small, Fuel-efficient Used Cars Find New Life

2007 Toyota Prius

With demand high for small­er, more fuel-effi­cient cars, used-vehi­cle prices are on the rise. Experts say the price increas­es for hybrids and com­pact cars are “dra­mat­ic.” Pop­u­lar mod­els include the Mini Coop­er, Toy­ota Prius, Hon­da Civic Hybrid, and Suzu­ki Aerio. Only one SUV is draw­ing inter­est, the Ford Escape Hybrid.