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Pricewatch: Honda Civic hybrid versus Toyota Prius

FLEET NewsNet looks at how new cars taken on to a fleet might perform over the next three years/60,000 miles.

Using data from used car expert CAP Motor Research, we benchmark two cars against each other to see how they perform over the traditional fleet cycle. This week, we compare two of the new breed of petrol/electric hybrid cars, the Honda Civic Hybrid and the Toyota Prius.

Honda Civic Hybrid

Price new £16,197

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £9,575/59% £6,622
30,000 18 £8,425/52% £7,772
40,000 24 £7,425/46% £8,772
50,000 30 £6,525/40% £9,672
60,000 36 £5,775/36% £10,422

Source: CAP Motor Research

Toyota Prius 1.5 VVTi T3 CVT

PRICE NEW £17,692

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £9,825/56% £7,867
30,000 18 £8,625/49% £9,067
40,000 24 £7,600/43% £10,092
50,000 30 £6,700/38% £10,992
60,000 36 £5,900/33% £11,792

Source: CAP Motor Research

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