• Lousy gas mileage
  • Battery State of Charge indicator always low
  • Gas engine runs a lot
  • Warning lights
  • Poor performance
  • Won't go!


Out of warranty hybrids become "orphans" when they fail. Why? Because very few independent shops have the capability to work on hybrid drive systems. To find out which shops have, check out The Hybrid Shop. They have the equipment and training to bring your hybrid back to life if that is the course you choose.

Your Options

  • Fix it - See Alternatives
  • Sell or trade it
  • Dealers and private buyers are VERY wary about used hybrids - and with good reasons. They don't have a lot of options for insuring that the car is in good shape.
  • Sell it to