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Hybrid cars get better gas mileage than cars with standard engines?

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Hybrid cars combine an internal combustion engine with a battery system to improve efficiency. In many cars, this translates into improved fuel economy, but some hybrids use those savings for added power. If you're shopping for a hybrid, check the fuel economy rating!
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