what are some of the cheapest hybrid sedans

Asked by Jul 08, 2013 at 10:26 PM

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a used Toyota Prius has an excellent reputation and 50 mpg~

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my wife's 2007 Prius has 130,000 miles on it and just now the battery is starting to show some wear~

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Most Hybrids needs a new battery right at about 120K miles. And the batteries runs anywhere from $3500~$4500 to replace and install, I have a 2005 Honda Accord Coupe 4 door Hybrid with leather, heated seats, sunroof, CD changers with NEW BATTERY replaced, Very CLEAN!!! well maintained, and it's for sale. $8900 + tax. you're welcome to call me at 770-366-4224. Mansoor. thank you.

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Here is a picture of the vehicle

Because they are trouble, Toyota is going to replace it for free~

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I don't think so.... my friend has a 2006 Prius that the battery died right at 100K miles.... Toyota wanted $3600 for the battery + labor , after he whine and bitch with the HQ in CA, going thru tons of red tapes after 1 month, they finally give up and drop the Labor cost, but he still has to pay for the Cost of the Battery $1500.

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I've done some research myself too when the battery in my Accord Hybrid died,.... for ALL hybrids... Toyota or no Toyota...it's not a defect, it's just that the typical life span of the battery is right between 100K ~ 120K miles, depending on usage habit. whether you like it or not, this is one of the biggest replacement cost for hybrid cars. So... when you are shopping or a USED hybrid, look for the ones that the battery has already been replace.

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there are cheaper ways to do this, but it's time and effort consuming.... there are some equipment (cost about $450 ~ $600) you can purchase to RECHARGE the battery ( which takes about 2 weeks for that process) and then you detect and find which cell is bad, and simply just replace that particular bad cell... which is about $150 per cell, and not to mention the possibility of getting electrocuted if you're not careful ^-^.

just as long as the modus operandi isn't to have to carry a fire extinguisher with you as your "little buddy" anytime you use the car~

....all the money that you could have given to the petrochemical concern is now going to the electrochemical concern...I'll take the Emerson~

Well there goes the xmas money...all for a battery...yay.~

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