2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle Review: Car Reviews

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Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Toyota evolves the Prius, a plug with a plan to emissions free driving to the


1. The Prius PHV a larger and more powerful battery pack that for 12 miles of emissions free travel.

2. Power is rated at the as the standard Prius with however, the added weight for a slower 11-second 0-60 mph

3. Charge time takes 3 with a conventional household and just 1.5 hours with a charger.

4. Currently Toyota is testing 600 PHV prototypes throughout the world plans to send the car into soon.

Now that electric are this year’s black, the same song, different does Tesla really more about batteries and design than Toyota? not, but why is the former now working on a version of the latter’s RAV4 Especially since Toyota offered its own RAV4 EV in the ‘90s? because Tesla is white-hot in of public perception right while Toyota definitely some help.

So it’s no real surprise Toyota is looking for other to maximize the investment on its hybrid Other than the Prius, the other vehicle that’s in any real numbers is the RX 400h/450h. The LS, GS, HS have all tanked, while the and Highlander hybrid take-up registers. But the Prius still has in its name. So why not build a car that the money-making Prius, but also the world that Toyota’s to play on this electric-vehicle too?

Cynical? Certainly. But every car needs money to survive, and you to lose a little to gain a

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid


The result of Toyota’s session is the Prius PHV, or hybrid vehicle. Like programs from other only a handful of cars be built, and passed out to regional like universities, utilities and heavies to use and abuse for a year. then takes the data, whatever analysis it deems then decides whether or not to the program the following year to mom and pop buyers or to pull the plug

Toyota has, however, known its intentions to deliver a production model, possibly as as next year. And with the Volt about ready to go on you can be sure the Prius PHV is coming


To accommodate the extra 400 pounds over the back axle, stiffened the rear springs and the regenerative braking to accommodate for the But even with the added the PHV only carries a 12-mile max in electric-only mode with a EV-only speed of 60 mph. sound like much,

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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