Natural Gas Vehicle with automatic transmission. This runs on natural gas which tends to be about 1/2 the price of regular gasoline. When combined with the fuel efficiency of 35 mpg, this car costs far less to fuel than even a 50 mpg hybrid prius!!
Additionally, this car has the necessary HOV lane stickers and is perfect for commuting during rush hour. Don't waste time sitting in traffic; take the express car pool lane and get from LA to south OC in a half hour!!
Download CNG Fuel Finder app to find the natural gas fill-up locations; they are plenty in LA. Each tank gets about 200 miles.
Lastly, this car has bluetooth audio to listen to all your favorite tunes on your iPhone.