Want to rent a hybrid car in Kansas City? Keep looking

You’re planning a summer vacation and, hey, maybe you can get a break on gas prices hovering near $4 a gallon by renting a hybrid car.

Great idea — unless you live in Kansas City.

Out of a fleet of 10,500 hybrid cars available nationwide from three major rental companies, only 21 hybrids are in Kansas City.

Most of the rental hybrids, such as the Toyota Prius, which can get up to 50 miles per gallon on the highway, are on the East and the West coasts.

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