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2016-17 Toyota Prius hybrids recalled for emergency-brake issue

2016-17 Toyota Prius hybrids recalled for emergency-brake issue

The latest generation of Toyota Prius hybrid cars is being recalled to address an issue with their emergency brakes. The Prius was redesigned for the 2016 model year and is now also being sold as a 2017 model. The recall—which encompasses 92,000 vehicles—includes cars from both model... read more

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime, 2016 New York Auto Show

2017 Toyota Prius Prime: first drive of new plug-in hybrid

Toyota is the king of electrified powertrains. With more than nine million hybrid vehicles sold worldwide at this point, and well over 5.5 million of those wearing a Prius... read more July 11, 2016 by

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model

Toyota Prius, Plug-In, Lexus CT200h recalled for airbag issues, not Takata-related

Toyota has announced that it will recall 482,000 hybrid cars registered in the U.S. over potentially faulty airbags. The recall encompasses 2010 through 2012 Toyota Prius... read more June 30, 2016 by

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Six electric cars that are less efficient than a Toyota Prius

We usually think of automotive energy efficiency in terms of miles per gallon, but that isn't adequate for cars with plugs. For battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids, the... read more June 28, 2016 by

Jen Smith with her new 2016 Toyota Prius Four

Replacing my old Toyota Prius hybrid: what are my options?

The opening photo tells the story: when Jen Smith needed to replace her faithful 2006 Toyota Prius, she ended up buying the new fourth-generation Prius that debuted this... read more June 22, 2016 by

2006 Toyota Prius and 2015 Nissan Leaf  [photo: John C. Briggs]

Nissan Leaf electric vs Toyota Prius hybrid: which is lower on cost, emissions?

Sometimes, when tucking in for the evening, you can't help but wonder: did I really make the right choice? Could I have done better? Even now, could I still do better? This... read more June 21, 2016 by

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Toyota hybrid battery replacement cost guide (2016 update)

"Sure, but what do the batteries cost to replace?" is a question frequently posed to hybrid and electric vehicle owners. It's true that batteries aren't cheap, and at some... read more June 17, 2016 by

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Toyota Prius hybrid is cheapest car over 10 years that you can buy

When it comes to buying a new car, there are many factors to consider. The car itself has to meet the buyer's needs, but it's also important to consider long-term ownership... read more June 15, 2016 by

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Consumer Reports confirms 2016 Toyota Prius 52-mpg rating

Consumer Reports has confirmed the 52-mpg combined EPA fuel-economy rating of the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid, although its ratings in city and highway testing differed... read more May 31, 2016 by

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Toyota at 9 million hybrids, now makes more than 1 million a year

Toyota has reached yet another hybrid-production milestone since launching the original Prius in Japan in 1997. Nine months after building its 8-millionth hybrid, Toyota says... read more May 23, 2016 by

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Feb 2016

All-wheel-drive hybrid cars, SUVs: why are there so few?

Fifty years ago, a now-forgotten British luxury coupe called the Jensen FF went into production, offering the first modern all-wheel drive system on any passenger car in the... read more April 25, 2016 by

2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring

2016 Toyota Prius hybrid gets good IIHS, NHTSA crash safety scores

The 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid has already been on sale for a few months, but crash-test scores are just now being released. The fourth-generation Prius did well in both... read more April 11, 2016 by

2017 Toyota Prius Prime, 2016 New York Auto Show

2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid preview

At the 2016 New York Auto Show, Toyota added another variant to its lineup of fourth-generation Prius hybrids. The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a replacement for the... read more March 29, 2016 by

2017 Toyota Prius Prime, 2016 New York Auto Show

2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid: 22-mile range, styling updates: Live photos and video

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, the new plug-in hybrid version of the world's best-selling hybrid car, was unveiled this morning at the New York Auto Show. The second plug-in... read more March 24, 2016 by

2017 Toyota Prius Prime, 2016 New York Auto Show

2016 Toyota Prius Prime: details on 120 MPGe plug-in hybrid, all-electric mode

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime replaces the Prius Plug-In, and it directly addresses nearly everything that current owners of that model have wanted. There’s a longer... read more March 24, 2016 by

2017 Toyota Prius teaser photo for new model to debut at 2016 New York Auto Show

Will next Toyota Prius 'marvel' be plug-in hybrid at NY debut?

Taillight shapes are a big deal for Toyota these days, as the ornate styling of the 2016 Prius hybrid has demonstrated. Now the company has released a teaser photo of... read more March 15, 2016 by


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