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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In

You Say You Want An Evolution? Here's a game that the first people who buy the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid should play with their other Prius-driving friends: Let them slide behind the wheel and see if they can even tell that it isn't a standard, third-generation Prius. Very few will be able to tell. That's how subtle the changes are between the two vehicles, at least, to someone who isn't looking too closely. After driving the corded Prius in California recently, we can confidently say that from both the outside and behind the wheel, the Prius Plug-in Hybrid looks, drives and feel... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
1.8L I4 / 4.4 kWh Li-ion
Power:
134 HP (combined)
Transmission:
CVT
MSRP:
$32,000 (base)
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    Toyota Prius Plug-In
    Quick Spin: 2010 Plug-in Prius prototype is just like your mother's Toyota hybrid, but better
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    It's been two-and-a-half years since we last got behind the wheel of a plug-in Toyota Prius. The name is the same, but today's plug-in Prius is a totally different vehicle, and it was high time to see what changes Toyota has made to their plug-in hybrid (PHEV) in its ongoing effort to slowly get the car ready for the U.S. market. Back in late 2007, the ...

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