FYI: Hybrid Vehicles Eligible for Tax Credit

Posted on January 21, 2009 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

Here is the latest list of 2008 and 2009 model year hybrid vehicles eligible for a tax credit, and the amount of the available credit. The full credit begins phasing out after the manufacturer sells 60,000 hybrid cars or light trucks.

Model Year 2009:

Ford Escape Hybrid 2WD, $3,000

Ford Escape Hybrid 4WD, $1,950

Mazda Tribute Hybrid 2WD, $3,000

Mazda Tribute Hybrid, 4WD, $1,950

Mercury Mariner Hybrid 2WD, $3,000

Mercury Mariner Hybrid 4WD, $1,950

Model Year 2008:

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, $1,300

Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid 2WD and 4WD, $2,200

Ford Escape Hybrid 2WD, $3,000

Ford Escape Hybrid 4WD, $2,200

GMC Yukon Hybrid, $2,200

Honda Civic CVT: Purchased between Jan. 1 and June 1, 2008, $1,050; between July 1 and December 31, 2008: $525.

Mazda Tribute Hybrid 2WD, $3,000

Mazda Tribute Hybrid 4WD, $2,200

Mercury Mariner Hybrid 2WD, $3,000

Mercury Mariner Hybrid 4WD. $2,200

Nissan Altima Hybrid, $2,350

Saturn Aura Hybrid, $1,300

Saturn Vue Green Line, $1,550

Statistics Source: Internal Revenue Service

Source: The Associated Press

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