Source: Autoblog Green
quote: Running up a 28k price tag vs a 12k pricetag and getting little for the extra cost.
quote: While I do not disagree, the target market of this is not likely the most sophisticated people who will view the refund as an excuse to buy something else.
quote: Who cares about 1200/yr in fuel cost?
quote: That is a 6.7 year payback period
quote: You're really reaching, aren't you...
quote: WTF? Did you just say that?
quote: If you compare the monthly payments you are ignoring the total cost
quote: Then annualize that against the purchase price of 20k (I will give you net). That gives you a 3% return per year on your investment.
quote: assume the increase in insurance offsets oil changes which are cheap as crap