Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

10 of 12
BACK NEXT
Loser: Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Cost: $43,835
Fuel economy (CR test): 24 mpg
Total 5-year savings: -$1,250 (loss)

Because of its high cost, the Toyota Highlander Hybrid would take more than eight years to pay for itself, compared with the non-hybrid Highlander, according to Consumer Reports

Over five years of driving, fuel savings alone wouldn't be enough to make up the difference, and Toyota Motor Co. vehicles don't qualify for federal tax credits.

NEXT: Loser: Lexus RX 400h

Last updated September 03 2008: 11:51 AM ET
More Galleries
10 of the best beaches near airports Wait out your layover in the transit lounge? Or grab some sun, sand and surf? More
World's Top Employers for New Grads For an exclusive CNNMoney list, research firm Universum Global surveyed business students at colleges around the world to see where they most want to work. More
A White House press briefing as told by CNN's sketch artist The White House started banning cameras during some briefings, so CNN sent in sketch artist Bill Hennessy. More

Special Offer