What is the maintenance cost of a hybrid car?

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  • Kam CW
    That amounts to a lifetime maintenance-cost total of $4,600 for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, or $9,200 for traditional gasoline models. Vehicle lifetime, as defined by the analysis, was 200,000 miles.25 Sept 2020
  • How often do you service a hybrid car?

    With most hybrid cars, no special regular maintenance is needed on the hybrid system. One exception is the Ford Escape hybrid: The air filter on its electric battery system should be replaced every 40,000 to 50,000 miles (64,373 to 80,437 kilometers).8 Nov 2010
  • Do hybrids have higher maintenance costs?

    While you can expect about the same amount of maintenance and repairs as a regular engine, hybrid engines may cost more to maintain due to their advanced technology. This is just one of the many things to think about when deciding whether a hybrid vehicle is right for you.
  • Are hybrid cars harder to maintain?

    Does it cost more to maintain a hybrid car than a conventional gasoline-fueled car? The answer is no -- unless it breaks down, of course. Normally, routine maintenance and minor repairs are no higher on a hybrid than on a regular car.8 Nov 2010
  • How much is a battery for a Toyota Prius hybrid?

    It can cost between $2,200 and $4,100 to replace a Toyota Prius battery. When you're breaking down the price, keep in mind that even a used Prius battery costs around $1,500. Once you factor in labor costs and additional fees from your mechanic, you'll be looking at a much higher bill.
  • Is it good to buy a used hybrid car?

    Top Reasons for Buying a Used Hybrid

    Produce lower emissions than other cars. Get a hybrid for the price of a newer gas-only model. Avoid a huge initial depreciation hit on a new hybrid. Deal with less wear on brake pads and transmission than gas-only models because of the electrical drive.
    26 Apr 2020