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How much $$$ have you spent on everything for your Prius?

Discussion in 'Gen III 2010+ Prius Main Forum' started by macmaster05, Dec 10, 2010.

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  1. macmaster05

    macmaster05 Senor Member

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    I started this thread a year ago in the Gen II Main Forum, but since the Gen III is up and coming, I thought it'd be more relevant to start a new Gen III thread. Please post every purchase you've made for your car that you can remember. You can include maintenance, modifications, and repairs (everything except the car and gas). I know I don't own a Gen III, but I just wanna be where the party's at!

    Here's mine at 27k miles:

    $230 - Window tints
    $370 - Lowering Springs + install
    $70 - LEDs and light bulbs
    $80 - shark fin antenna
    $180 - new tire
    $150 - Lifetime alignment from Firestone
    $40 - one tire rotation from Toyota (before I discover I got free ones from Firestone - DOH!)
    FREE - all oil changes so far (I use coupons!)

    So that's $1120. :eek:

    This is supposed to be a fun thread, a good exercise. If you feel uncomfortable sharing for some reason, then please don't feel obligated. Thanks for sharing!
  2. xs650

    xs650 Senior Member

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    I try to not think about that, but at 3800 miles I can remember most of it.
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    $   0 Maintenance
    $ 250 PChat Store cargo mat, rear bumper protector and mud flaps
    $1200 Katzkin Leather
    $  80 Di-Noc CF(not used yet and won't use most of it on my Prius)
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    $1530    
    
    Future plans are probably an in dash Nav, and maybe a strut tower brace.
  3. Ted in Olympia

    Ted in Olympia New Member

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  4. ETC(SS)

    ETC(SS) Aspiring Hypocommuter.

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    $5.95...Aftermarket mesh lumbar support (for the %^$#! el-cheapo seat)
    ...and at 3K (miles) that's it!
    Except for about 6 tanks of gas.

    Caveat: This is a company car, so I expect my lifetime operational costs to be about zip.squat---:cool:
  5. Paul58

    Paul58 Mileage Miser

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    This is probably a road I shouldn't go down, but what the heck...

    To the best of my memory (and I've only had the car 6 months):

    $79.00 Rear Cargo Mat
    $190.00 Window Tint
    $165.00 Autodim Mirror w/Home Link
    $39.99 DRLs
    $25.00 LED Bulbs and Relay (for DRLs)
    $114.00 Fog Lights
    $85.00 Install of DRLs & Fog Lights
    $29.99 HIDs
    $390.00 Leather seat covers (On order)
    $16.00 Center caps

    Okay, I guess I better quit...
  6. runman

    runman New Member

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    $39.99 heavy duty Goodyear rubber floor mats for winter in Michigan. Thinking seriously about fog lamps. Any suggestions?
  7. macmaster05

    macmaster05 Senor Member

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    Wow sorry for the late reply. Yes fog lamps are a common mod here. There are some good DIY threads around.

    Better late than never?
  8. twittel

    twittel Senior Member

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    How much do "free" oil changes cost you using coupons?

    I feel cheap. I haven't really spent anything after 7 months except:
    $110: 2 oil changes
    $20: 1 tire rotation
    $30: wax/cleaning stuff

    Total: $160

    What about other operating costs; i.e. fuel, or fixed costs; i.e. license, insurance?

    Happy Motoring,

    Tom
  9. macmaster05

    macmaster05 Senor Member

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    They're free. :) The dealership was handing out free Oil Filter/Change coupons during an informational event I went to.
  10. Heffalump's Prius

    Heffalump's Prius Junior Member

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    Fog lights & Shark fin = 199.00
    Window Tint = 250.00
    Clear bra = 350.00
    Clear floor mats & rubber cargo mat = 200.00

    Total = 999.00 so far.

    :)
  11. bagwell

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    HIDs $60
    OEM foglights $114
    V 17" wheels and tires $600 (after getting $300 for my old 15" rims and tires)
    FlyAudio DVD/GPS $600
    Alpine 300 watt sub amp $100
    illuminated logo on rear (see avatar) $220
    LEDs for interior and exterior $25
    LEDs under headlights $22
    15mm spacers for rear wheels $75
    PADDED armrests (center and door) $100

    up next....hopefully ceramic tint
  12. Judgeless

    Judgeless Senior Member

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    I am not sure on all the prices.

    Windows Tint ($100)
    Toyota OEM Winter Mats ($?.??) sold them
    Weather Tech Winter mats for the front, back, and rear ($?.??) junk
    Auto Head Lights ($49.00)
    OEM Remote Start ($450.00) it will be disabled soon
    Illuminated door sills ($200.00) very nice
    Radar detector with remote display ($120.00)
    Garmin GPS (all ready had this)
    Hardwire Power adapters for cell, laptop and misc ($20)
    Viper Smart Start ($550.00)
    Winter tires and rims no sensors ($550.0) Tirerack
    Felt liner for dash and money tray ($8)
    Plex OBDII BT interface ($99)
    Transfluid change at 30,000 miles ($50.00)
    Oil changes at 1K, 5K and every 5K ($500.00) 49,000 miles now
    A boat load of RainX wiper fluid ($?.??)

    I am sure I missed a few items.

    I have pics of everything is anyone wants to see them.
  13. Judgeless

    Judgeless Senior Member

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    I updated the items with links to the pics.
  14. dustoff003

    dustoff003 Blizzard Brigade #003

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    In just over two weeks

    Plexus Plastic Cleaner for Nav. Screen and MID (over priced from West Marine) $39.56

    Window Tinting, 40% ceramic all the way around except lower rear window, Air Blue 80 on windshield $300.00 plus tax $314.13

    Husky Liners, mats first, second row and cargo liner $254.90 with shipping to HI

    Oil Change/Supplies, Oil Filter $ 7.46, Drain Plug Gasket $2.13, Oil Mobil1 0W-20 5 qts. $31.36, Disposable oil change box $3.58, Toyota SST (Specialized Service Tool) for oil filter housing $88.93, Total $133.46

    Grand Total so far $742.06
  15. dkp

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    HID's $45
    Horn Upgrade $21
  16. adamace1

    adamace1 Senior Member

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    i have 33,300 miles on mine.

    3 oil changes plus tire rotations $225
    1 free oil change
    19 months of car ins $1,997
    19 months for payments $7657
    25 car washes i do it myself so $75
  17. jdcollins5

    jdcollins5 Senior Member

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    This is my list of $$$ I have spent beyond routine maintenance:

    Exact Floor Mats - $72.00
    1 year subscription renewal - $77 half-price special - $95.66
    Exact Cargo Mat - $68.00
    Front Window Heat Shield - $30.00
    OEM Fog Light installation Kit - $114.99
    1 year subscription renewal - $77 half-price special - $93.42
    Mud Guards - $89.00

    TOTAL $563.07
  18. sipnfuel

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    With whom were you able to get clear bra done for $350? That seems like a good price. What is the brand of the material? Does that include headlights?
  19. Sneezy

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    I have spent nothing but maintenance on my wifes and nothing on mine, it's leased.
  20. rstrathman

    rstrathman New Member

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    Are you putting fog lights in the little "plugged" plastic spots where the fog light are in package 5? if so where is the the switch position located inside the car since its normlly on the stalk in pack 5?



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