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We all know that the cost of running a hybrid car is cheaper than a traditional internal combustion engined vehicle. That much is obvious -- otherwise, why bother? -- but there are some added extra features, that we didn't know about, that give you a pretty good reason to consider one as your next car, especially if you're a regular commuter. Here are four hidden advantages of owning a hybrid.

Lots and lots of Australians drive to work. We're a country of commuters. But, by and large, we commute in older cars that aren't really made for traffic. The average age of Australian cars is just over 10 years, a long time before stop-start engines and self-driving luxuries. But, if you buy a new car, maybe even a hybrid -- which are cheaper than they've ever been -- then your commuting experience will change. Dramatically.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Toyota's Corolla hatch now comes in a new hybrid model, focusing on fuel economy, handling, value and pricing.

Starting at just $26,990 the Corolla hybrid also boasts 4.1 litres/100km fuel consumption -- that's a theoretical driving range of almost 1,100km.