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Good Deals on Hybrids Likely Soon

February 11, 2010

Honda Lease DealsFord quietly announced that it was offering brake fixes for its Fusion and Mercury Milan Hybrids just a few days after Toyota reported that 2010 Prius models were suffering from a similar problem.

The Ford Fusion, Milan and Prius have been wildly popular since they were released, with the Prius leading all cars sold in the U.S. in fuel economy since it's launch. The brake issues in all three models have had fixes announced, and customers are advised to bring their cars in as soon as possible.

That doesn't mean that you should turn away from these hybrids. They've received rave reviews and are great choices for smaller families or mid-career professionals looking to save money on long trips or daily commutes.

What may benefit a potential buyer is to wait while the recalls are completed. There is a sweet spot between when the fixes are proven to work out well, and when the companies need to entice concerned consumers back to their cars.

Both Ford and Toyota are likely to increase incentives on their vehicles in the next couple of months in a race to become the #1 sales leader for 2010.

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- Gregg Fidan

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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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