About Toyota Prius Plug-In
The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid was manufactured and marketed by Toyota. It is known as Prius Prime in North America, South Korea, and New Zealand. The model years are from 2012 to the present. The Prius Plug-in parts debuted in September 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and were exhibited in Tokyo and LA in the same year. Launched in 2009, it was introduced as a concept hybrid vehicle by Toyota in many countries and regions, such as the US, Australia, China, France, Germany, and New Zealand. All these experimental autos are equipped with data-collecting devices by Toyota to improve its hybrid system.
After the demonstration program, the production model of the Plug-in parts was officially unveiled in Germany in 2011. The first generation of the Prius Plug-in parts gained popularity in many states, and it went out of stock with a total number of 75,400 sales worldwide in 2016. Just a few months later in 2016, the second generation of the Plug-in parts was marketed in all 50 states of the US, named after the Toyota Prius Prime. Compared with the first generation, an additional pure electric range was added to improve the battery system.
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The core strength of the Plug-in parts is fuel economy. It has a maximum electric-only speed of 100 km/h (62 mph). The Prius Plug-in parts include three batteries: two extra batteries to offer all-electric drive and a conventional hybrid battery that engages when the first two batteries run out, allowing the car to operate as a regular hybrid vehicle. The first two batteries will not operate again until they are recharged. The EPA-estimated all-electric range of the second-generation vehicle is 40 km (25 mi), which is twice the range of the first-generation model. It has the greatest mpg-e rating in the all-electric mode of any car with an internal combustion engine, with an EPA rating of 133 mpg (25.9 kWh/100 mi; 16.1 kWh/100 km). In EV mode, the Prius Plug-in, unlike its predecessor, runs entirely on electricity.
Besides, there are many reasons to recommend the Plug-in parts than its powertrain. For example, the car improved a lot in its underpinnings. With a lower and broader stance, along with the new double-wishbone rear suspension, the experience of ride and handling is excellent. Needless to say, the Toyota Plug-in is a midsize vehicle that has a large passenger room, which enables storage for daily use. All in all, it is an exciting vehicle.