Even if you want to trade in your old clunker for a hot new Prius, the production and manufacture cost in terms of emissions will be greater than the trade. It is better to buy a used car or hold onto the one you have than buy a new one simply because it uses a lot of energy to build a car. Plus, if your car goes into a landfill that is not an environmentally friendly place for it to be.
The second half of this EarthTalk article answers the question exactly: http://www.globalwarmingisreal.com/blog/2009/01/05/earthtalk-rising-seas-and-buying-a-new-car-vs-keeping-a-well-maintained-used-car/
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