Is a 2012 Prius plug-in a good car?

The technology has proved its value over 12 years of mass production and is extremely reliable.” Furthermore, Toyota says, the viability of plug-in technology can depend on an individual customer’s geographic location, drive cycle, and access to charging facilities.

How many miles can a 2012 Prius Plug-In Go on electric?

13 miles
Turn the popular Prius into a plug-in hybrid, capable of around 13 miles powered entirely by electricity alone – and sell it as the ultimate all-round eco-car.

How long does a 2012 Prius plug-in battery last?

And second, Toyota says a Prius battery will last between 100,000-150,000 miles or between 8-10 years.

What was the electric range of the 2012 all electric Toyota Prius?

EPA range is 540 miles, with a 95 MPGe electric figure. In regular hybrid running, the Prius Plug-In gets a figure of 50 mpg combined. Toyota says charging from a 230-volt outlet will take around 90 minutes.

How many miles does a 2012 Prius get on a full tank?

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2012 Toyota Prius
EPA Fuel Economy Regular Gasoline
48 MPG 49 46 combined city/highway city highway
2.1 gal/100mi
571 miles Total Range

How much does it cost to charge 2012 Prius plug-in?

Charges cost less than 50 cents a pop With a total of about six charges, given the five full charges and two partial ones, that puts our total cost of electricity at about $2.67.

How do I know if my Prius battery is dying?

5 Signs Your Hybrid Vehicle’s Battery is Dying

  1. A decrease in fuel economy. If you’re not getting the gas mileage you should, it likely indicates that the battery is dying.
  2. Fluctuations in the state of charge.
  3. The battery’s not holding a charge.
  4. The internal combustion system runs more than it should.
  5. Strange engine noises.

How many miles can a Prius go on electric?

25 miles
When utilizing the all-electric mode, the 2021 Toyota Prius has an EPA-rated range of 25 miles. This is more than double the range of the first-generation model. When using gas, the 2021 Prius can receive 58 miles per gallon in the city and 53 miles per gallon on the highway.

How far can a Prius go on electric only?

Every Prius Prime model has the same plug-in-hybrid system, with up to 25 miles of driving range on electricity alone.

Is the 2012 Prius a plug in hybrid?

Our 2012 Prius Plug-in was a base model, lacking the Advanced’s integrated fog lamps, LED headlamps, SofTex-trimmed seats and steering wheel, head-up display, adaptive cruise control, JBL Green Edge audio system, and the 7-inch Premium HDD Navigation with a special version of Entune that features Plug-in Hybrid Applications.

How much horsepower does a 2012 Toyota Prius have?

The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine combined with a pair of electric motor/generators. Together they send a total 134 horsepower to the front wheels through…

Where is the plug in on a Toyota Prius?

The J1772 plug is located on the passenger side of the vehicle. Toyota’s press materials claim that you can squeeze 15 miles of electric driving out of a full charge, the Plug-in’s own trip computer estimated 12.8 miles, and the EPA reckons you’ll only get 11. Your EV range should fall somewhere between those numbers.

How much does it cost to plug in a Prius?

Plug in’s and have spent $1200 less on gasoline during the first year than we did owning two Corollas so the savings is very real. Our electricity bill has only gone up $15 per month charging 2 cars, though some savings is achieved there with our Solar panels. Figure about 25-30 cents to charge at PDX rates.