Why You Should Consider Buying Alternative Fuel Vehicles


If you’re still driving around in a gas-guzzling vehicle, it’s time to reconsider your options. There are many reasons why you should consider purchasing an alternative fuel vehicle. Let’s take a look at the benefits of going green:

They’re cheaper to operate.

As you can see from the table above, alternative fuel vehicles are cheaper to operate than their gasoline counterparts.

  • Alternative fuels are cheaper than gasoline or diesel fuel.
  • Alternative fuel vehicles have lower maintenance costs (e.g., less frequent oil changes).
  • You’ll pay less for registration fees and taxes on an alternative fuel vehicle than you would if it were powered by gasoline or diesel fuel–and that’s not including any potential tax credits!

They save you money on gas.

If you’re looking to save money on gas and your current vehicle isn’t getting the job done, consider purchasing an alternative fuel vehicle. These vehicles use less gas than conventional cars, which means they can save you a lot of money over time.

The amount of savings that alternative fuel vehicles offer depends on several factors: the price of gasoline in your area; how far you drive every day; how often you fill up your car (i.e., if it takes more than 5 gallons); whether or not there are any rebates available for buying an electric or hybrid car; etcetera. The average person saves about $1,000 per year with these types of vehicles–but this figure can vary greatly depending on what type of vehicle they purchase and where they live!

You can get tax breaks for purchasing alternative fuel vehicles.

You can get tax breaks for purchasing alternative fuel vehicles. The federal government offers a credit of up to $7,500 per vehicle, and many states offer additional incentives.

You can also deduct the cost of installing an electric vehicle charging station at your home or business. If you’re eligible for the credit, it’s worth taking advantage of it–the average cost of installing an Level 2 (240-volt) charger is $1,000-$2,000 depending on where you live and how much work needs done by professionals such as electricians or plumbers; Level 3 chargers (480-volt) cost more than twice as much but allow you to recharge in minutes rather than hours!

It’s important to note that there are limits on how much money can be claimed through these programs: For example, if you buy an EV from Tesla Motors Inc., which manufactures its cars entirely in California so they don’t qualify for any federal incentives available elsewhere across America–and then install solar panels at home so all electricity comes from renewable sources–you may not be able to claim anything because there aren’t enough credits left over after paying off those expenses.[1]

Many have low maintenance costs.

If you’re looking for something that can reduce your vehicle’s maintenance costs, an alternative fuel vehicle may be the answer. Many of these vehicles are built to last longer than traditional ones, which means fewer parts will need replacement over time. For example, some hybrid cars have fewer moving parts than their gas-powered counterparts because they rely on electric motors rather than internal combustion engines (ICEs). This means less wear and tear on all components–including the engine itself–which translates into less frequent repairs or replacements. Additionally, many alternative fuel vehicles have fewer parts overall; for instance, battery-electric vehicles only require batteries themselves (instead of an ICE), while hydrogen fuel cell vehicles don’t even use internal combustion engines at all!

The environment will thank you.

When you buy an alternative fuel vehicle, you’re contributing to the health of our planet. Alternative fuels are cleaner than traditional fossil fuels and are better for the environment in many ways. First of all, they reduce carbon emissions–the leading cause of global warming and climate change. Secondly, they don’t require as much energy to produce; this means there’s less pollution created during the manufacturing process. And thirdly (and perhaps most importantly), they help reduce our dependence on foreign oil–which helps keep our economy strong as well as keeps us safe from international conflict over resources like oil!

Consider buying an alternative fuel vehicle today!

If you’re thinking about buying a new car, consider purchasing one that runs on alternative fuel. Alternative fuels include electricity, natural gas and propane.

As an example, if you were to buy a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) instead of a conventional gasoline-powered car in California, the savings would be significant:

  • You would save $2 per gallon over five years on average because HEVs use less gasoline than traditional vehicles. In fact, they can travel up to 100 miles before needing to be recharged again! The average monthly cost for electricity for these kinds of cars is about $10 per month; compare this with paying roughly $50-$70 per month for premium unleaded gasoline at today’s prices–and that doesn’t even include gas taxes or maintenance costs like oil changes or tune ups!


We hope that this article has convinced you to consider buying an alternative fuel vehicle. They’re not only better for the environment, but also for your wallet! If you’re looking for more information on what kind of car or truck might be right for your needs, check out our website at www.alternativefuelvehiclecenter.com