Review 2012 Toyota Prius V

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Review: 2012 Toyota V

The Toyota Prius is the undisputed of all hybrids, with no competitor to come even close. its number one status cemented, a following of faithful buyers, is huge equity in the Prius so it almost comes as a surprise has waited this long to in and expand the Prius family. expansion has now seen its day, and The was able sample the first to the family, the Prius V, the V standing for

Whether you consider the Prius V a or a wagon is irrelevant. At first the V is just as it looks-a Prius, but in every dimension. The instant of the car being a Prius was key, and has succeeded in creating a car with utility but unmistakably a Prius. a shape that puts and utility as top priorities, the Prius V off as appliance-like, with little or emotion.

Part of this is likely due to the the Prius has been around, and so well its appearance is not as science as it was years ago.

Inside, owners will feel at home. I am not a fan of the centrally mounted panel. Other controls are to find and use, so in spite of its appearance at first, the Prius is to use. While the two-tone offered some contrast, the feel of the cabin felt and uninteresting.

The graining on the plastic steering did not feel right to me, and I disliked the most critical part of the I keep my hands on. It felt the automotive equivalent to a cubicle in the Office Space . That the Prius V delivers on its promise.

The is large, with plenty of for all. Storage, from a glove box, generous console storage and other should more than the Prius V buyer. Up front, the but flat front seats are Prius fare, but the rear offers legroom on par with a thanks to a sliding and reclining seat.

The drivetrain is standard Prius with no alterations made for the V, which means a gas hybrid getting the bulk of its motivation a 1.8L four, with gas/electric output equaling paired to a CVT. Before behind the wheel, I feared how a heavier Prius would get around, as the standard Prius is no My conclusion is the cars are very

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Fuel economy does a hit from the standard Prius, but EPA of 44/40 MPG city/highway are impressive, and figures keep the Prius V to its mission. Is it fun to drive? No.

The Prius V s fun is in the fuel economy, as it always has

The Prius V is available in three levels, One, Three, and Our test car was a Level Three, and likely be the most popular V. Standard equipment includes a 6.1 screen display, Navigation, camera, six-speaker audio XM Radio, Entune multi-media power driver s seat, and climate control. With a option of carpeted floor our test car rings in at $28,150USD, destination.

The Prius V was a logical step for and should serve it well. As families of Prius owners or baby boomers simply more, um, versatility, the Prius V meet their needs and them in the family instead of the Prius and getting a crossover. of crossovers, it is worth mentioning the V offers cargo capacity on par or contemporary CUV s, with the hybrid a high load floor.

In sum, the success of the Prius V be keeping the Prius and hybrid graduating to the V as opposed to buying a than it will be in converting the minivan/crossover buyer.

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