Last post on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:53 PM
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Toyota Prius, Hybrid Cars
#37 of 42 Re: Why Does Edmunds Hate Hybrids? [fintail]
Oct 31, 2012 (7:05 am)
If you see me in a Prius, you will really know TSHTF! I'd also go for the Prius V as it would have the most utility for a nominal sacrifice in fuel economy.
#38 of 42 Re: Why Does Edmunds Hate Hybrids? [lemko]
Oct 31, 2012 (11:23 am)
Really depends on what a person needs. If they were looking at buying a typical 4 door sedan with a trunk, then a regular Prius has more than enough utility; however, if they're looking at a wagon or small SUV, then a Prius V would be a better fit. Or if you were looking at a compact Corolla, Fit, Civic, Focus, etc., then a Prius C would be comparable.
#39 of 42 Re: Why Does Edmunds Hate Hybrids? [lemko]
Oct 31, 2012 (11:29 am)
I think you'd be in a Volt before a Prius. Actually, in a weird way, the Volt has kind of grown on me. Not something I'd buy, but I am less jaded about it now.
Prius C roller skate...no better than an Insight to me, and a CR-Z or Civic hybrid might be better. Normal Prius is a little nerdy in an in your face way. Prius V it is.
#40 of 42 Re: Why Does Edmunds Hate Hybrids? [fintail]
Oct 31, 2012 (11:33 am)
"nerdy" is pretty subjective, although I admit that I wouldn't be caught driving in a Nissan Cube or Smart car!
#41 of 42 Re: Why Does Edmunds Hate Hybrids? [bobw3]
Oct 31, 2012 (11:58 am)
I could see a Smart Diesel for urban use, but a Cube - amusing to look at, but I wouldn't want to do so every day.
Also, Brian the dog on "Family Guy" drives a regular Prius, which isn't a big selling point to me
#42 of 42 Re: Why Does Edmunds Hate Hybrids? [lemko]
Oct 31, 2012 (3:53 pm)
If your going to drive a Prius V on the highway, it helps to be hard of hearing.