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Hybrid Car Rebate Center


This page contains information on the many rebates available to hybrid car buyers. It is updated as information becomes available. If we have missed something, please contact us and let us know! For detailed instructions and rules for applying for a rebate, click the state's name.


Available Rebates:

  • Federal Hybrid Rebate - Up to $2,000 based on year purchased. Available to all hybrid vehicles.
  • Colorado Hybrid Rebate - Up to $4,310 based on the model purchased.
  • Connecticut Hybrid Rebate - HEV's are exempt from sales tax.
  • Maine Hybrid Rebate - Up to $500, depending on the model purchased.
  • Louisiana Hybrid Rebate - a state tax credit of the lessor of 2% of the total cost of an HEV or $1,500 is available.
  • New Mexico - From July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2009, HEVs with an EPA fuel economy rating of at least 27.5 miles per gallon are eligible for a one-time exemption from the motor vehicle excise tax at the time of the issuance of the original certificate of title for the vehicle.
  • New York Hybrid Rebate - Purchasers of qualified HEVs are eligible for a tax credit of $2,000. To qualify, a vehicle must draw propulsion energy from both an internal combustion engine (or heat engine that uses combustible fuel) and an energy storage device.
  • Oregon Hybrid Rebate - A Residential Tax Credit of up to $1,500 is available for the purchase of a HEV or dual-fuel vehicle.
  • Pennsylvania Hybrid Rebate - The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is offering a rebate of $500 for the calendar year of 2005 to "assist with the incremental cost for the purchase of a new hybrid, bi-fuel, dual-fuel, or dedicated alternative fuel vehicle."


Some hybrid car rebates are available on a first come, first serve basis, so it is in your best interest to take advantage of these rebates soon!

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Hybrid Car quick notes and facts.

Though current hybrid car tax incentives/rebates are being phased out, consumers can look forward to rebates of up to $5000 in 2005.

Current hybrid cars can get up to 60 miles to the gallon on the highway. In addition to fuel economy, they boast lower emissions and depreciation than gasoline powered cars.


In the near future, hybrid cars are expected to get fuel mileage as high as 190 miles per gallon!


Environmentalists embrace hybrid cars as a solution to today's pollution problems.


Heavy HEV development began in the early 1990's with major manufacturers donating billions of dollars to the research of new hybrid technologies.

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