California HOV Lanes

Discussion in 'Prius c Main Forum' started by morganaka, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. morganaka

    morganaka New Member

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    I was wondering if the 'c' engine qualifies under the PZEV designation for the HOV lanes in CA.?
     
  2. JimboPalmer

    JimboPalmer Tsar of all the Rushers, Nadir of Wrongness

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    No

    Or rather, the yellow sticker it would have qualified for expired last July 1.
     
  3. firepa63

    firepa63 Former Prius Owner

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    I believe that only the PIP now qualifies for the CA HOV lanes.
     
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  4. lensovet

    lensovet Not your typical youngin :)/BP Brigade 207

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    (also, Toyota has been rather mum about the PZEV rating. So far they've only said SULEV)
     
  5. DianneWhitmire

    DianneWhitmire High PRIUStess

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    The c will never qualify. Car needs to be ELECTRIC for a certain distance w/o any ICE assist. In Toyota land, ONLY a Plug In Prius will qualify right now.