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  1. Gokhan liked I Throw 99's post in the thread Consumer Reports review and ratings of Gen 5 Prius—with side-by-side comparison to Gen 4.

    I have a 24 Prius XLE AWD, and I think the Consumer Reports was fair. I definitely find myself falling in/out of the car. It got to the...

    Feb 27, 2024 at 4:46 AM
  2. Gokhan replied to the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    Well, I like my blue 2021 Prius Prime Limited, and I am keeping it. I didn't like my silver 2020 Prius Prime XLE as much; so, that's why...

    Feb 26, 2024 at 5:11 PM
  3. Gokhan replied to the thread Solar roof missing in action.

    Well, 1 kWh is still 1 kWh. Anything helps to counter greenhouse-gas emissions. Moreover, it also works when you drive. If you drive for...

    Feb 26, 2024 at 5:06 PM
  4. Gokhan replied to the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    $28,640 was the buyout price I estimated for the 2024 Prius Prime XSE Premium at the end of the 36-month lease. It is a $41.6k car. The...

    Feb 26, 2024 at 4:08 PM
  5. Gokhan replied to the thread Solar roof missing in action.

    Hmm, I wonder if they tested it on cloudy days. Also, I was talking about city driving. I get 6.4 mi/kWh in my Gen 4 in the city.

    Feb 26, 2024 at 3:59 PM
  6. Gokhan replied to the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    Yes, I redid the calculations, and the lease seems to be slightly more expensive than a loan even with the $4,500 cashback. See my post...

    Feb 26, 2024 at 5:03 AM
  7. Gokhan replied to the thread Solar roof missing in action.

    Well, if you want to get the top trim for the solar roof only, of course it's going to cost you a lot. I am talking about the solar roof...

    Feb 26, 2024 at 4:33 AM
  8. Gokhan liked Zeromus's post in the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    Generally the math is better to buy vs lease. But I have seen ppl do lease and buyout within a year cash to get a cashback

    Feb 26, 2024 at 1:49 AM
  9. Gokhan liked ken2023's post in the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    Yeah well I think you're making the right move, upgrading to the Gen 5, but since you're in no rush though, maybe forget the waiting...

    Feb 25, 2024 at 10:38 PM
  10. Gokhan liked Sarge's post in the thread Solar roof missing in action.

    ' Personally, I prefer the airiness/natural light of the glass roof over the small amount of energy the solar roof would generate....

    Feb 25, 2024 at 10:37 PM
  11. Gokhan replied to the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    Yes, I used $28,640 for the 3-year resale price in my calculations.

    Feb 25, 2024 at 10:37 PM
  12. Gokhan replied to the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    I did the calculations for lease with the $4,500 cashback vs. purchase, assuming 10,000 miles a year. 2024 Prius Prime XSE Premium...

    Feb 25, 2024 at 9:22 PM
  13. Gokhan replied to the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    I am guessing that despite the $4,500 cashback when you lease, the car costs a lot more in comparison to purchasing it with a loan. Am I...

    Feb 25, 2024 at 7:56 PM
  14. Gokhan liked voxbox's post in the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    We were lucky and were able to walk into a dealership a pick up a Midnight Black XSE Prime the same day. We picked it up last Monday...

    Feb 25, 2024 at 7:53 PM
  15. Gokhan replied to the thread My Gen 5 waiting list experience.

    Well, I test-drove one. It drives a little better, albeit having a vague, loose-feeling steering when you are driving straight—but...

    Feb 25, 2024 at 7:01 PM