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Most people today cannot save enough money to purchase a hybrid car. Also, it costs more to maintain a hybrid car. Even though most manufacturers offer 100,000 to 150,000 warranties to the buyers, the warranties might not cover the whole maintenance cost. The duel compulsion system in the hybrids cost more to repair because they are used more in the hybrids than in the gasoline engine cars. You would also need to replace tires more frequently because of the increased weight of the hybrid cars.
The question is not if these cars are more efficient and helpful to our environment, but whether consumers should invest in buying one. Many people know about hybrid cars, but just as many people don’t know exactly how they work. Due to this reason, they find no interest in buying one. Hybrid cars are extremely different from cars that are powered only by gasoline. These cars that run off of gasoline produce more pollution which is affecting the environment in a negative way.
Compared to gasoline powered cars, electric cars use electricity as fuel instead of gasoline. Many people believe that electric cars are better than gasoline powered cars as they seem to have a variety of advantages to society and the environment. However, electric cars can be considered as economically and socially unsuitable because they are very expensive and not prevalent. As a result of this, many consumers find it is very difficult to obtain the electric cars. In order for electric cars to become economically and socially viable, the government should promote electric car programs and subsidies because the electric vehicle is the best solution to the problems.