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    Oldwolf Prius Enthusiast

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    ...and I really liked it. Most importantly, my wife liked it too. She said it was bigger than she imagined it would be.

    It does have less rear end space then my Gen II, but enough for trips when you fold the seats down for luggage. I am 6'1" tall and had headroom clearance in the C, about the same as my GenII.

    I was really enjoying the technical data the display gives you, looks like most of it would be useful. Although some was silly, or maybe I don't get it. Like calculating how much I have saved in gas over my previous car. I guess Toyota wants to keep reinforcing how financially wise I was to buy their product?:)

    I am not clear yet on what EcoMode is and how it works. The switches are between the seats, hopefully not in a drink spill zone.:(

    This dealer sells 350+ Prius a month. Amazing. They offer free lifetime drive train warranty (factory is 8yr/100k). The first two years of oil changes and maintenance is free too. They say.

    I definitely would like to have one. Once I get my two cars sold (I am keeping my Gen II Prius) I'm going to go down to my dealer and get one. I think I'd be happy with the C3, although the leather would be nice in the C4.
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    formula New Member

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    the EcoMode reduces the responsiveness of the accelerator and A/C maximum output. in EV mode, you can push it little harder, but only on very low speed. like below 12 mph

    if you have hard time to control the throttle, you can use the ECO mode. I use it all the time. lol
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    Erikon Active Member

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    Is the leather a dealer installed option, because I thought it was cloth or Softex for 2012 Prii?
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    cwerdna Senior Member

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    "Factory is 8yr/100k" is odd since it should be 5 years/60K. The latter is due to Complimentary Maintenance Plan - Toyota Care.
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    vinnie97 Whatever Works

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    You likely already know that...this is to give you hard data "on the fly" to make converts out of guest passengers. ;-)
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    Oldwolf Prius Enthusiast

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    Kirkuleez New Member

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    The regular drivetrain is 5 yrs/60 k and the hybrid components are 8yrs/100k.
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    Oldwolf Prius Enthusiast

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    Oh, you are correct. I was mixing up my hybrid components with my power train.

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