Do Green Cars Save You Money?
By on December 21, 2011. 

Trying to figure out if diesel or hybrid cars could actually save you money has been a source of argument for years. We use the VW Jetta TDI (diesel) as an example to see how long it would take you to breakeven on that car and also show you how to calculate a green car’s breakeven point on your own.

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Additional Resources & Notes
2012 VW Jetta Gas vs Diesel - Breakeven Calculator:

Do this calculation on your own by downloading the worksheet: Microsoft Excel, ODS - Open Document Spreadsheet

Additional Resources:

AAA Daily Fuel Report
EPA Official Fuel Economy
Top 10 Diesels and Hybrids With the Shortest Break-Even Periods for 2011 - Edmunds
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