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Cheapest Hybrid Vehicles for 2012


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Current Hybrid Vehicles that Won't Break Your Budget
2012 Prius c dash

Lower cost Prius c One and Two models get a simple LCD-display stereo and a regular ignition key rather than the ignition button found on nicer Prius c models.

Photo: Aaron Gold

Do you like the idea of contributing to a greener society but have always thought a hybrid vehicle was just beyond your economic reach? The price of hybrid vehicles continues to trend downward as supply becomes more plentiful and technology less expensive. You might want to consider buying late model used version or take a look at these new models that might just fit your budget. All have base models priced below $30,000. What follows is a look at some of the lowest cost hybrid vehicles available for 2012.

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