Originally Posted by adelphi_sky
I wish car companies would realize that the cost/benefit ratio is not all that good. For that price you'd pay the car off before you realize any savings from getting a hybrid. Make a hybrid for a lower cost than the base model and you have yourself a car that will actually give some returns on cost. Unless the car will provide free gas or 100mpg, there's no point.
+1 Even diesels don't make much sense anymore. There were a few threads here comparing F30 328 vs E90 335d in that regard.