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Sales of used hybrid Priuses skyrocket

August 1, 2008 11:06:34 AM PDT
Many drivers impatient with high gas prices are paying a premium on used hybrids.People hoping to buy a new Toyota Prius are being put on waiting lists, so sales of used Priuses have skyrocketed.

The average price of a used model is about 1,300 dollars more than the brand new car.

Toyota recently announced that its Prius plant in Japan is maxed out, so it is building a new plant in the U.S.


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