21 Apr '11, 9pm

Toyota Prius Continues to Dominate Green Car Online Buzz

I recently purchased a 2011 Honda Insight. While doing research and shopping for cars I drove a Toyota Prius. The Prius is a great car but I paid thousands of dollars less for my Insight and got $1000 more for my trade in. There is something I learned that may or may not come as a surprise to some people. The difference in gas mileage between the Insight and Prius in real world driving is much less than the difference in the EPA estimates. This is according to a few reviews I have read online and drivers who report their real world gas mileage on the EPA website. If you google EPA and MPG it will take you to a website where you can get fuel efficiency info on every new car sold in the US since 1988. It includes EPA estimates and average MPG from real drivers. If you look at driver averages for 2010 and 2011 for the Honda Insight and the Toyota Prius the difference between ...

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