2012 Toyota Prius Consumer Review: 4 month unpdate

2012 Toyota Prius - Consumer Review

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Two 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4-cyl. Hybrid CVT Automatic)

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By boeserkritiker on


2012 Toyota Prius Two 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)


previously mentioned Bluetooth connectivity issues had to do with the phone, not the car.
I basically want to give a mpg update.
it really does not seem to make a whole lot of a difference trying to specifically drive in a max. saving manner or just go with the flow. I tried both and you get somewhere around +/-54mpg per computer in mixed driving. just don't have a heavy foot. trying to squeeze out one or two more mpg's really makes you the slowest on the road. the two best tips I have is leave as much as possible to the cruise control. the computer seems to do the most efficient choices. and forget the eco mode button. i drive a lot in slightly hilly areas and the small engine really

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struggles to the point that the car starts vibrating. turn it off and the car acts normal. Also, forget the mpg the computer shows. Actual calculated mpg is consistently 3-4 mpg less. So real world mpg has been just over 50mpg. driving with a roof box on top did actually not effect the mpg too negatively.
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