Plus points for the Prius - Toyota Prius Forum : Toyota Prius Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 07-19-2012, 10:38 AM Thread Starter
TDR
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 77
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Default Plus points for the Prius


2012 Toyota Prius+ (Prius Plus)

By Toyota’s own admission, the Prius name is a bigger brand in terms of green credentials even than the company itself, so expanding the Prius range is the sensible thing to do.

Toyota has spotted a gap in the market for a seven-seat, sub-100g/km car – particularly for fleet buyers like car hire companies – and the Prius+ is their attempt to fill it.

The lower of the two available trim levels, T4, sits at 96g/km and is expected to take around 70 per cent of sales ahead of the 101g/km T Spirit

Even though it works in exactly the same way, the new model doesn’t quite use the same Hybrid Synergy Drive system as the common-or-garden five-seat Prius, because in the latter, the under-boot nickel metal hydride (NiMH) battery pack raises the load bay and means that a third row of seats is not an option.

Read our full road test report in this week’s edition, out now.

Plus points for the Prius - Lifestyle & Leisure - Midlothian Advertiser
TDR is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome