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Toyota Prius Plug-in

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2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in What's new for 2014? 
2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in

The Toyota Prius hybrid and plug-in hybrid remain unchanged for model year 2014.

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2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in What's new for 2013? 
2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in

There are no styling, specification or equipment changes to the Prius for 2013, though a new trim package is added, the Persona Series Special Edition.

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in What's new for 2012? 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in

The 2012 Toyota Prius hybrid gains some new styling, with a revised front end, new headlight and taillight designs and new 15-inch wheel covers on the Prius 2. A host of new audio systems is added, including Toyota's Entune. Entune is a subscription infotainment service similar to Ford's SYNC that uses voice-recognition software for many of its functions, and includes apps for Bing, Pandora and Movietickets.com.

The new Prius Plug-in Hybrid uses a lithium-ion battery that can be recharged in 3 hours via a standard power outlet or half that time on a 240-volt line. The car can travel in electric-only mode for 11 miles and at speeds up to 62 mph, then works as a regular Prius hybrid after the battery discharges.

About Toyota Prius Plug-in

As heir to the world's first mass-produced hybrid car, the 2014 Toyota Prius must fill some pretty big shoes. Luckily, the 5-door hatchback has all the help it needs, with brisk sales of the original car and an army of teammates including a plug-in model, a larger wagon variant and a smaller compact. All Prius models use the same powertrain technology that has become the benchmark for Toyota's hybrid cars: a fuel-efficient gas engine teamed to an electric motor. This setup allows the Prius to run solely on electric power for short distances, on gasoline for longer trips and a combination of the two when zipping around town or asking for more power. The result is exceptional fuel economy in an inexpensive, albeit bland, family car.

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Consumer Reviews

Best of Both Worlds!

By on Saturday, March 29, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 19,200

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
8/10

Pros: "Most fuel efficient hybrid you can buy"

Cons: "just a little more EV range would be nice"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This is the perfect car for me right now. I can take advantage of all electric driving for short trips around town but yet get to enjoy the great Prius gas mileage for longer trips or even road trips across the country. The hatchback is very versatile and can surprisingly hold a ton of stuff and seat 4 or 5 passengers comfortably. There is a lot of great tech in this car. By far the best vehicle I've ever owned."

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

What's not to like at 58mpg.

By on Saturday, March 29, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 22,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Gas mileage"

Cons: "None"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"This is a great little care; my 3rd Prius. This one is the plug-in. It gets great mileage."