Typical cost: $24,944
Compared to: Altima 2.5S
Overall mpg vs. non-hybrid: 33.7 vs. 28.3
Hybrid cost premium: $2,221 (Based on Edmunds.com "True Market Value" and $2,350 hybrid tax credit.)
Annual fuel saved: $264 (85 gallons)
The Altima Hybrid is a fun-to-drive hybrid car that actually saves some serious fuel. Unfortunately, it costs buyers a good bit more than the non-hybrid version so, from a strictly economic standpoint, it's no great bargain. Too bad because, for the money, it's possibly the best hybrid sedan on the market.
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