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26Toyota Prius MPV to debut at Detroit Auto Show [w/video]

Toyota teases the new Prius MPV – Click above to watch the video after the jump

26Spy Shots: Are you the Toyota Prius minivan?

Even though we've been hearing various rumblings across the interwebs for quite some time now that Toyota was hard at work crafting a mini-minivan version of its popular Pruis hybrid hatchback, it always helps assuage the skeptics when spy shots start to show up. And that's exactly what we have here.

11Spy Shots: Are you the Toyota Prius minivan?

Even though we've been hearing various rumblings across the interwebs for quite some time now that Toyota was hard at work crafting a mini-minivan version of its popular Pruis hybrid hatchback, it always helps assuage the skeptics when spy shots start to show up. And that's exactly what we have here.

7Enter the rumormill: Prius minivan on the works?

Many reports forecast that hybrid powertrains will be present in all car segments in the coming years. But not much has been said about using hybrid powertrains in minivans (a few things here and there, but that's it). Since soccer moms (and dads!) could surely use savings at the pump, a rumor on Carscoop comes as a nice surprise: Toyota is planning a minivan that uses the Prius platform. Toyota offers a few compact minivans in Japan and has a very competent compact-size minivan called the Vers

3Could a hybrid MPV - based on the iQ or the Prius - be coming from Toyota?

Toyota is definitely working on a small, 7-seat multi-purpose vehicle. This much we know. What we're still unsure about is what underpinnings the diminutive MPV would use. According to Auto Express, there are factions within Toyota that suggest the iQ would make the perfect starting point for just such a people carrier. Although it seems a bit odd that such a small platform would be used to move so many people, perhaps it isn't as crazy as it first sounds. Using the innovative structure of the i

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