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Hybrid Car Tax Break and Benefits

 

Many states have been offering both cash and privilege incentives for consumers who purchase ecologically friendly vehicles. Below is a list of some of the incentives. If we've missed any, please let us know!

  • California - hybrid car owners are allowed the use of carpool lanes and are exempt from parking fees in certain parts of the sate.
  • Colorado - hybrid car owners are offered a tax credit.
  • Connecticut - those interested in purchasing a hybrid car with a fuel economy rating of better than 40mpg are exempt from sales tax on the purchase.
  • Florida - hybrid car owners may drive in carpool lanes regardless of the number of passengers.
  • Georgia - hybrid car owners may drive in carpool lanes regardless of the number of passengers.
  • Maine - hybrid car owners may be eligible for a tax rebate of as high as $500.
  • Maryland - hybrid car owners are eligible for a tax rebate of $1000.
  • New Mexico - hybrid car owners do not have to pay the motor vehicle excise tax.
  • New York - hybrid car owners may be eligible for up to $5000 in tax rebates.
  • Oregon - hybrid car owners are eligible for a $1500 tax rebate.
  • Pennsylvania - as of 2005, hybrid car owners are eligible for a $500 rebate. More here.
  • Utah - hybrid car owners are eligible for up to a $3000 income tax credit.
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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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