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Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid (2012-2015) review

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  • Large
  • Used only
  • Plug-in hybrid (PHEV)
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The Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid (2012-) is a new version of the Prius that can be plugged into the mains electricity supply. That gives it claimed extra range in electric-only mode, plus much better claimed fuel economy and emissions in everyday driving. But can it live up to those promises in practice? Read our full review to find out.

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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

January 2012

Released

July 2012

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