Posts Tagged ‘Prius’

2012 Toyota Prius v Walk Around

February 16th, 2012 No comments


      The Toyota Prius has never been our cup of Earl Grey. In its third generation the Prius still makes too many sacrifices in the quest for ultimate fuel efficiency. Enter the Prius v. It’s larger in every important dimension, and thanks to Toyota keeping the weight gain in check, still manages an EPA rated 42mpg combined rating. It just might be a Prius we can get on board with.

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2011 Toyota Prius

July 7th, 2011 No comments

A Means of Transportation

     When the first generation Prius came along I kind of wrinkled my nose at it and said, well, that is all well and good, a clever science experiment, but it will never take on. Then the second generation Prius came along and my sentiments really hadn’t changed all that much, that’s all well and good, impressive science experiment, but it will never take on. But I ended up eating my words on that one. Toyota has sold over 2 million of the smug little things worldwide and is on to a third generation Prius, the one we are driving today. And I still don’t get it. Read more…

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Video Review: 2011 Toyota Prius

May 17th, 2011 No comments

      It is a bitter cold spring day in Michigan, perfect I guess for taking a 2011 Toyota Prius out for a spin. While I’m fascinated by what the Prius is capable of I question the cost in terms of driving appeal. Click above to have a look. Read more…

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NAIAS 2011: Toyota Prius Goes Plural

January 10th, 2011 No comments

      With sales of almost one million units since its debut in 2000, the Toyota Prius is an unqualified success and Toyota can hardly be blamed for looking at ways to expand the Prius’ appeal to new customers. Which is exactly what we saw Toyota do at this year’s Detroit Auto Show. Read more…

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2004 Toyota Prius

December 1st, 2003 No comments

        Just in case you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, here’s some news: Toyota is selling an all-new Prius hybrid.
But, since you obviously aren’t hiding in a cave on the Afghan-Pakistani border, you probably already know that the Prius is more popular than Patrick Stewart at a convention of Star Trek geeks. It’s the darling of environmentalist Hollywood and the recipient of dozens of design and engineering awards. Read more…

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