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Toyota Plug-in Prius

2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota
2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota
2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota
2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota
2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota
2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota
2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota
2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota
2012 Plug-in Prius, courtesy of Toyota

Description

The Toyota Plug-in Prius is an OEM PHEV conversion based on 3rd generation Prius using a 4.4kWh Li-ion battery pack. The Plug-in Prius has an all electric range of around 15 miles, while below 100 km/h (62 mph). Toyota will sell the plug-in hybrid Prius for $32,000 before rebates and will start mass producing the vehicle 2012, with an estimated first-year output of about 15,000 vehicles. The PHEV Pruis is available in 15 West and East Coast states (listed below) and will be available throughout the US in 2013.

If you are interested in purchasing a plug-in hybrid Prius, you may sign up on Toyota's website.

The Plug-in Prius is available in the following states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington

Specs

Vehicle Type: 
Cars & Trucks
Drivetrain: 
PHEV
Range: 
15 mi
Target: 
Now Available
Top Speed: 
112 mph
Connector Type: 
J1772
Price (USD): 
$32,000

Comments

Rob Bruce's picture

Plugin prius

Specs on my Prius Plugin 121 mpg combined ~1000 mile tank rang 68% EV mode Return on investment ~1-2 years Price after incentives tax credits $25,200 + 60 month 0% loan Expect to save ~$1,000 in gas compared to old car So far I am very impressed. The relatively small battery seems to fit my driving pattern (most trips < 15 miles rt).
Ben Dover's picture

LoveyDovey!

What I like best about my Prius is that I get to offload all the pollution at home by using electricity generated by coal somewhere else!
Skicaptain's picture

2012 Prius Plug-In

I purchased the base model Prius Plug-In this spring. I have over 12,000 miles on it in hilly NH. It has been great. I am very happy with it. On the weekend I can usually run to the hardware store and back and usually go about 90% of the way all electric. I get home and get a recharge with my solar PV. I hope Toyota comes out with a Prius V Plug-In in the next few years.
Anonymous's picture

I love my Prius Plug-in

I just got my new 2012 Prius Plug-in two weeks ago and I simply love it. It has a bunch of new gadgets that my 2006 Prius does not have... radar speed control is really nice, headlight wash, seat warmers, heads up display, hd radio, electric seat adjuster, among others. My phone is having trouble connecting to the blue tooth reliably however... probably have too old of a phone.
Anonymous's picture

beater

My 97 F150 pick up has been drinking too much lately so I am buying a four cylinder beater to last me a few years until these EV/PHEV vehicles improve and come down in price.
Dennis's picture

Prius Plug in

I saw this vehicle at the LA Auto show this year. I like it, however, I'd like to see Toyota stretch the electric mile range from 13 to say 25 or 30. The rep that I spoke with at the auto show said the price would be about $32,000 (not the $36k as you show). Anyway, I am interested in this one or the Chevy Volt by 2012.
Anonymous's picture

toyota plug in

go buy the volt till the rest of the makers come to terms , chevy has the best product avalible for pleasure, range, cost, everyday use and best of all 1st class service and warrenty 10/100k after the rebate state and feds its a average price car can you say fun to drive
Anonymous's picture

Don't buy a Volt

Chevy is selling a smoke and mirrors product! They state that the car can go 35 miles per charge I never got more than 27. Not everyone can afford the price and take the Federal credit against taxes. I am looking forward to the Tesla X. In the mean time I am giving back my Volt and buying another Toyota Prius!
Anonymous's picture

40 / charge is what most get

Check Voltstats.com for actual data from the cars. you must be doing 100MPH

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