Hybrid Virtual Test Drives and Buying Tips

For anyone thinking about diving in to the hybrid car-buying market, Edmunds.com has set up a series of test-drive videos and side-by-side comparisons of some of the hybrids available for sale. Included in their series are what they call "first drives" of the 2006 Lexus RX400h, 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid, a full test of the Lexus GS 450h, comparison tests between hybrid SUVs and the 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid vs. the 2005 Toyota Prius Hybrid (guess which car won). They also have a long-term test of the old faithful Honda Insight. Edmunds will also help you decide which models should be on your short list; they'll take your desired features (prize, size and type) and rank the cars by your choices. It's a good first step for anyone thinking of joining the growing ranks of hybrid drivers, and a handy way to see them all in action without driving them all yourself. ::Edmunds via ::AutoblogGreen

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