2013 Toyota Prius Plugin Hybrid

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Toyota introduced a staggering new additions to its popular Prius in 2012, with the Prius one of the most talked about and widely anticipated. The 2013 Liftback and Prius Plug-In are like fraternal twins, only a few trim details and and of course, a charge-port door on the fender, the dead giveaway under the exterior lies the Prius.

The Toyota Prius Hybrid is the first of the Prius members to plug in and recharge its pack instead of relying on the on the go charging used by other Although not evident from the this Plug-in version’s pack holds three as much energy. The Prius takes just three to charge on a standard household and offers up to 11 miles of all-electric

The vehicle seamlessly switches to the engine when the electric is depleted, eliminating any worries of stranded due to a battery in need of

Unlike the Chevy Volt, the Prius Plug-In’s electric is not continuous since the Prius switches back to engine-power it needs an additional burst of for taking on everyday driving like merging or entering the to a highway. And once its all-electric is depleted, it sports the same 50 mpg as the Prius. Once it has traveled a of up to 11 miles on electricity alone, the Prius will then to regular Prius hybrid That means as soon as you the throttle farther than a third of the way, the internal engine kicks in

and you’re using gasoline.

So, unlike the Volt, the Prius is never a completely dedicated EV.

start at $32,000 for the factory-built Prius Plug-In plug, higher than a comparable Prius. Choose an advanced model with features a pre-collision system, navigation, and driver seat, and you’ll see that sticker price to a level that’s comparable to you’d pay for a Chevrolet Volt. keep in mind that the tax credit for the Prius plug-in is $2,500 compared to $7,500 for the and other dedicated EVs.

The Plug-in looks and moves like the Third Generation Prius, but it gives the added of a dedicated electric driving If Prius is the car for you, the growing of choices might seem But the Prius Plug-In should be the among Prius drivers who many short trips and easy access to outlets for Under such conditions, possible to never visit the gas unless it’s time to up the lawn mower.

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On the other hand, if you find regularly taking longer or have living conditions leave you with limited to outlets, you would be wise to from among the other models.

While it may look like the Prius on the outside, the plug-in uses a lithium-ion battery in of the Prius’s regular nickel-metal battery.

The Prius Plug-in available at participating dealers in March 2012 in 15 of the following Arizona, California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Island, Vermont, Virginia and Visit the Toyota Hawaii for more information on purchasing a Plug-in in Hawaii.


Fuel Economy: 95 est. estimated hybrid-mode mpg

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