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Toyota Prius Plug-in: questions answered

We asked for questions, now here are the answers. Get the on the new Prius Plug-in hybrid in our


This the new and ultra-efficient Toyota Prius hybrid is launching to the UK’s road testers and motoring

We’ll be bringing you more for the this week, and we’ll back on the reviews as they in so you can find out all about the car from the experts.

To coincide with the launch,  we for your questions about the car . and we can now you the answers.

Read on for all you need to about the Prius Plug-in – and forget to leave us a comment if your question hasn’t answered yet.

How does the Plug-in work?

The Prius is what we term a PHEV, or hybrid electric vehicle. It a development of Toyota’s Hybrid Drive system that a rechargeable lithium-ion battery a 1.8-litre petrol engine to smooth, refined and ultra-efficient and incredible economy.

The lithium-ion battery means it can approximately 15.5 miles on electric power, meaning low costs and zero emissions.

is the range of the Prius Plug-in?

The range of the Prius Plug-in is 15.5 miles, enabling commuter journeys to be accomplished zero tailpipe emissions. to the hybrid powertrain’s petrol Prius Plug-in is equally to accomplish long distance

Once the car has reached the limit of its EV range, it automatically operates in hybrid mode, with the engine coming into This means there is of the concern about whether the car can its destination without running out of – the ‘range anxiety’ that is associated with full vehicles.

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How much does the Toyota Plug-in cost?

Prices for the Prius Plug-in start at on the road, but this falls to with the benefit of the £5,000 grant available on new plug-in purchases, provided through the for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV).

is the CO2 emissions figure of the Prius

The Prius Plug-in achieves a new low in its class with official CO2 of 49g/km, way below the 100g/km for UK road tax (VED) .

What are the fuel consumption of the Prius Plug-in?

Official mpg figures are 78.5mpg in HV (hybrid mode. When you drive in EV (electric vehicle) mode, the Plug-in uses no fuel. official figures been for EV mode using a standard cycle which takes the from one run with a fully battery and a second run with a battery.

However, charging the does ensure the highest of efficiency and zero-emissions driving, in stop-start or low-speed conditions, so we regular charging.

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