Comments on: Auto sales driven by gas mileage http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/auto-sales-driven-by-gas-mileage/ How to make, save and spend money in Japan. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 03:29:48 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 By: mark http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/auto-sales-driven-by-gas-mileage/comment-page-1/#comment-142753 Sat, 06 Apr 2013 19:07:27 +0000 http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/?p=4527#comment-142753 Hybrids do just as well on surface roads as they do on expressways – sometimes they do better in the city

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By: Philip Brasor & Masako Tsubuku http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/auto-sales-driven-by-gas-mileage/comment-page-1/#comment-141211 Sat, 23 Mar 2013 23:03:11 +0000 http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/?p=4527#comment-141211 The advantage mentioned is only in terms of fuel efficiency. The rental rates are a different matter. Nikoniko is a budget rental service that usually operates out of gas stations.

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By: Mike http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/auto-sales-driven-by-gas-mileage/comment-page-1/#comment-141208 Sat, 23 Mar 2013 22:50:06 +0000 http://blog.japantimes.co.jp/yen-for-living/?p=4527#comment-141208 The hybrid cost 8,000yen a day plus gas at 25km/l.
The Nissan cost 4,000yen a day plus gas at 17.9km/l.

You would need to drive some serious distance before you would see the “the obvious advantage of the hybrid”.

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