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Best Deals on Hybrid/Electric Cars

April 10, 2014

If you're in the market for an eco-friendly vehicle -- like a hybrid, electric or plug-in vehicle -- then you're in luck! April is Earth Month and it seems like car manufacturers are taking advantage by offering a number of great deals.

TrueCar has all the details on some of the hottest deals going on right now until April 15th. Vehicles on the list include the 2014 Ford Focus Electric hatchback, 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In, and 2014 Volkswagen Jetta hybrid.

If you're looking to both get green and save green this month, make sure to use both TrueCar and RydeShopper to get the best deal possible on any of these vehicles.

VehicleMSRPMarket Avg.*Est. Monthly Payment**$ Savings% SavingsFederal RebatesCity/Hwy/Combo MPG
2014 Honda Civic Hybrid w/ Nav$26,925$25,756$370$1,1694.3%$044/47/45.6
2014 Chevy Volt Base$34,995$33,310$479$1,6854.8%$7,500101/93/98
2015 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid$28,465$26,519$381$1,9466.8%$042/48/45.1
2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In Base$30,800$28,172$405$2,6288.5%$2,50051/49/49.9
2014 Nissan Leaf SL$35,870$33,027$475$2,8437.9%$7,500126/101/114
2014 Toyota RAV4 EV$50,660$47,063$677$3,5977.1%$7,500103/76/86.2
2014 Ford Focus Electric Hatchback$35,955$29,111$418$6,88419.1%$7,500110/99/104
2014 BMW 5 Series ActiveHybrid 5$62,325$51,382$739$10,94317.6%$023/30/26.4

*Market Average is estimated based on the national average of recent vehicle transactions, including destination and delivery charges after incentives that are subject to change, but does not include tax, title, and other fees

**Estimated monthly payments are based on a 3% APR for 60 months with 20% down on the current market average price, and excludes sales tax and other fees and charges that may vary by region or state.

My Recommendation for Car Shoppers

TrueCar and RydeShopper are the quickest way to see the lowest car prices in your area. These sites show you no-haggle prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually really good. This should be the first step you take when negotiating your car price. Follow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
- Gregg Fidan

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About: Gregg Fidan


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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