Definitions

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  • adj. Not hybrid.
  • n. Any vehicle, animal, etc. that is not a hybrid.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ hybrid.

Examples

  • It hopes to sell 15,000 of them in the U.S. this year despite a $4,000 premium over similarly sized nonhybrid models, Mr. Lentz said.

    Toyota Sees Hybrid Getting 53 MPG

  • In the U.S., the latest recall involv es Avalon made in 2005 to 2006, nonhybrid Highlanders from 2004 to 2006 and several Lexus models.

    Business Watch

  • Case in point: a commercial for a product called Survival Seed Bank, in which the spokesman claims nonhybrid seeds will be more valuable that silver and gold, and thus save you from the impending economic meltdown.

    Colbert Mocks Glenn Beck's Seedy Advertisers (VIDEO)

  • Maggie Gilliam, a child-services supervisor in Orange County, Calif., always takes her 2007 Honda Civic hybrid to the dealer, but contrasting her bills with those for her husband ' s nonhybrid compact can be fairly painful.

    The Hidden Cost of Going Green

  • On average, claims for collision-damage repairs are $182 more than on a nonhybrid car — a difference of 6.5 percent per job.

    The Hidden Cost of Going Green

  • Over one stretch, Gilliam says, the bill for three repair trips for her Civic was $1,745; for the nonhybrid, it was less than $500.

    The Hidden Cost of Going Green

  • A 2010 Honda Civic hybrid costs $3,545 more than a nonhybrid model, but drivers reap a few hundred dollars in gas savings each year, according to Edmunds.com.

    The Hidden Cost of Going Green

  • Other small crossover SUVs, including the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Hyundai Tucson, compete with the Ford, and the nonhybrid version of the Escape is also worth a look.

    Me & My Car

  • That's tops among nonhybrid, gasoline-burning four-seaters, and certainly something for Chevy to hang its hat on.

    Small-Car Tweaks Pay Off

  • Hybrid cars like Toyota's Prius and Honda's Civic Hybrid get demonstrably better gas mileage than their nonhybrid counterparts.

    Save The Planet, Lose The Guilt

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