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2013 Toyota Prius Review

2013 Toyota Plug-in Review

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How can you improve on a stunningly hybrid recipe? This is the Toyota obviously asks as it comes time to introduce new into their line-up. As all marketers, Toyota seems to to the adage even if if your ain’t broke, fix it and make a new on the theme!

The 2013 Toyota Plug-in hybrid looks and almost identical to its namesake but now a high powered battery to it even longer driving and improved fuel economy. The difference you will see is a battery port on the right rear plus a handful of minor details. The Plug-In’s lithium ion is smaller than the battery used in the two more popular competitors, but it still weighs in at 176

As Toyota says, it has an “electric driving range of up to 15 miles at a speed of 62 miles per hour.”  The It was introduced only last so consumers are just getting a for it; no changes were introduced in

What are the advantages of a Prius

Positioned halfway between a hybrid and an all electric car, the Toyota Prius Plug-In you to increase your Prius’s stellar fuel economy, by you to travel up to 15 miles powered by only. You will be able to your vehicle at home in three hours in a regular 110 outlet, or an hour and a half in a 240 volt outlet. The Plug -In has the spacious, five seater and virtually noise free experience as the standard Prius, the same standard features and

So far, going the Plug-In is a win-win.

What you need to in, however, is the space you lose the car to house the battery, and the extra it gives the vehicle. Are you truly much over the standard in the final analysis? Some have mixed opinions.

your model

There are two trim levels to consider. are well equipped with Bluetooth and ipod input, are quickly becoming standard, of luxury options in many


1.8L 4-cyl. engine

Continuously variable

Navigation System


iPod input


Side/Curtain Airbags


Traction Control

1.8L 4-cyl. hybrid

Continuously variable transmission




Satellite radio

TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid


Stability Control


Are there other advantages?

The Plug-in operates with the 1.8 liter, 98 horsepower gas engine as the or garden variety Prius. If you in the ‘burbs but commute into Los every day, as thousands do, you can use the gas engine and then switch to EV mode (an energy saving mode) once you get off the 405 and into the The Prius Plug-in Hybrid has driving modes: EV, Eco and Power, is the same as in the regular Prius, the EV mode however, works at a speed and for longer distances of the car’s added battery

Power mode gives you acceleration, while Eco mode energy efficiency.


The Prius Plug-In’s gas powered already get 51 miles to the gallon in the and 49 miles per gallon on the highway (50 mpg If you add the electric engine into the that pushes its energy rating (MPGe) to 95 combined. is excellent, and on a par with other currently on the market.

You say you want

The Prius Plug In s cabin and just look hi-tech and with information and display enough to convince you that is a technologically advanced vehicle. You can keep track of your fuel consumption if you are that Toyota s Entune infotainment provides access to Pandora, bing, movie tickets and

The Advanced trim level the following as standard: Charge Remote Air Conditioning, Charging Map, Vehicle Finder, and Eco

(Has Toyota gone a overboard with the tech-y Perhaps.)

Top notch safety

The Prius Plug In has the usual of nine airbags. There s an  Intelligent Parking Assist which helps you parallel-park by the steering wheel based on from the car s cameras. Other features include Toyota’s Safety System, which vehicle stability control, control, an anti-lock braking electronic brakeforce distribution, assist and smart-stop technology.

An engine immobilizer and vehicle notification system are standard.

County, California residents can see the Plug- In at Toyota Place.

TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid
TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid
TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid
TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid
TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid


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