Hello and good morning
Are you set on only hybrid and diesel vehicles?
what is your budget?
I would like to find one that fits my needs, since I drive a lot mileage is important to me. If I can't find one that fits my needs, I will get something else.
I can spend up to $25,000 and I would like to buy a car with 30,000 miles. So I don't need to buy new.
The new Subaru legacy is 32 MPG comparing to the hybrid vehicle which one give you 38-40 mpg.
Would you consider another Subaru but it is not hybrid.
I do have some hybrid in mind but they are not wagon.
Many of the hydrid are low in clearance.
Chevrolet malibu hybrid
This one will fit all your needs
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is an all-new vehicle.
I don't have to have a wagon. I was thinking about the Passat wagon, the Jetta wagon,
What is the clearance on those? Also what is the clearance on the two you mentioned?
for the passat Ground clearance: 5.4 in.
edmunds.com is a good site for finding out details specification.
What is the clearance on a ford fusion, or the Prius V?
What is the clearance on the Ford C Max?
5.5 in for the prius.
fusion - not available.
C max 5.4 inches
I don't think 5.4 or 5.5 is enough. That is the problem with hybrids I guess.
What about diesels, are their clearance just as low?
let me see
only the passat that is under 25k dollars
golf gti but it is too small
Does Lexus make a good hybrid? I thought they did, but I can't figure out which one it is of their models.
Maybe a Lexus is too expensive.
Does volvo make a hybrid? Why doesn't Subaru make a hybrid or diesel.
The I series which is too low
And all the other hybrid are near 40k miles
Subaru does not offer a hybrid or diesel.
no hybrid for volvo
So what do you suggest? I have been studying this for 6 weeks and just can't come up with the right car for me. I test drove the prius, camry, fusion, escape, civic and none of them seem to have enough clearance.
I think the prius V has 6.1 inches. Maybe that is enough. I think I have 7.3 on my current subaru outback.
I know wisconsin have heavy snow storm
Since you drive a lot , the prius is not going to help you.
I would suggest to get another subaru
That is my professional advice.
Why is the prius not good for driving a lot, it gets very good mileage.
It give good gas mileage but it is not good for the snow.
What is the ground clearance on a Subaru Legacy?
I understand your professional advice is to get a Subaru, but my question is really about hybrids.
If is snow is not the issue then the Prius is best hybrid out there.
Is the camry better in the snow? Lots of people drive them. I know I am used to the Subaru and will like it, but I wanted to get a hybrid.
Hybrid is good in the snow but it is not as good as the Subaru.
Do you think diesels are worth considering?
Overall the Camry is not bad at all for 4 seasons.
I think the clearance is 6 for the camry. can you find out for sure?
Is the Prius V higher than that?
The camry is higher
ok. I think you have answered my questions and I think I can go forward my choices will be the Camry or the Subaru. Thank you. I have taken a lot of your time.
Both cars here are good choices.
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