Hybrid Cars vs. Electric Cars: Which One Should I Buy? As everybody knows, gas prices are continuing to be very high, causing everyone to feel more pain at the pump. And although prices are starting to lower throughout the country, everyone knows it will not last forever. In fact, those prices will eventually bounce back up. Because of this, more and more car shoppers are beginning to consider alternative fuel vehicles, such as electric or hybrid cars that have a combination of both gas and electric power. However, with so many options for both available when conducting a used car search, how can buyers figure out which is best for them? To help make your decision easier, here's a look at both electric and hybrid vehicles and what they offer to help aid you in your buying decision.