Is a Hybrid Right for You?

Mark Lichtenstein

Do you love the planet?

Do you like a loud engine?

Do you fear pain at the pump?

Do you like to be at the cutting edge of technology?

Do you live off the grid?

How tech savvy are you?

Do you like to keep up with the Joneses?

Are you a good driver?

Do you like to save money?

Do you like to feel smug?

Do you secretly hate the planet and everyone on it?

Are you pigheaded?

Do you believe in climate change?

How worried are you about the climate?

What sort of car do you like?

Is torque important to you?

Are you really in this to impress people?

Do you care about re-sale value?

Do you live in a city or the countryside?

Do you live in a country that is banning petroleum-fueled cars in the next 15 years, like Norway or France?

Do you buy carbon offsets?

Are you a smug Hollywood elitist?

Do you want a car that will really annoy your most right- or left-wing neighbor?

Who else is going in the car with you?

Is brand recognition important to you?

Do you look forward to the self-driving car, or dread it?

Do you ever drive for pleasure?

Do you want a car with the lowest possible maintenance costs?

Are you afraid of change?

Do you like a car more if it has fewer moving parts?

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About This Quiz

You care about the environment, but you also need transportation, and you like power, when possible. How do you satisfy all these needs? Maybe with a hybrid.

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