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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
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