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I've owned a Prius since 2002 (currently own a 2004 Prius and a 2007 Camry Hybrid, with the same drive system; both with excess of 100K miles!), and have become very familiar with the quirks and eccentricities of the drivetrain. Despite all of the advertising about mileage, the Prius is first an extremely low emission vehicle, and everything is all about that; the mileage is just a fortuitous bonus. I say this because if you are driving short jaunts (and if you only have 60 miles on it, that speaks for itself) it will warm up the emissions FIRST, and that requires the gas engine to run until the catalyst is warmed up and working properly. Once you put some mileage on it you will see a marked improvement. Also, if you are only driving short trips without it having a chance to totally warm up (probably 5-15 miles, depending on situation) it will never get its best mileage. The first time you take it on any kind of trip, even 30-40 miles, you will see a HUGE improvement. Remember, emissions first, THEN mileage. Hope this helps.Report it
I have the same problem 35 mpg in prius v i am hybrid driver .has honda insight 40 easy to acheiveReport it
We are having the same mileage issue with 60mi only getting 30.5 mpg per the on board info. Hope it improves.Report it
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