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Mar 14th, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

For several years now, we have owned and driven hybrid cars. There are those who have framed their arguments against the hybrid, but we have found the vehicle to be economical, practical and good for our budget. Now that gasoline is topping at almost $5 a gallon, it works even more in our favor.

Our first hybrid was a Toyota Camry, which averaged somewhere around 40+ mpg. More than that, however, it was economical to operate because of low cost maintenance. When we reached 100k miles we found that it would be a wonderful car for our son, who lives in hilly San Francisco. It continues to serve him well to this day.

We chose a Prius Hybrid for our next vehicle. Its mileage is in excess of 50 mpg, and, like the Camry, it is also economical in other