How Much More Efficient Is a Hybrid vs a Gasoline?

In this Q&A episode, I answer Brent’s question about gasoline versus hybrid efficiency. Using some explanations and examples, I outline how much more efficient a hybrid can be and how efficient it should be if you’re going to spend the extra to buy one.


Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at