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  1. john1701a replied to the thread When it is too cold to keep your car plugged in overnight..

    Your source is quite incorrect. I have never heard of such a claim and certainly haven't experienced it, despite plugging in day after...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 11:33 PM
  2. john1701a replied to the thread EV charging only to 28 miles, dropped from 32-33 miles.

    That's quite normal. The heater is electric. You're trading distance for warmth. When shooting returns, so will your EV range.

    Jan 19, 2020 at 6:37 PM
  3. john1701a replied to the thread 2020 Prius Prime and Extreme Cold....

    GoPro cameras for the dashboard & window. Android tablet for data capture via ODB-II bluetooth. Pinnacle software to edit it all...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 3:50 PM
  4. john1701a replied to the thread MPC still meeting monthly in Minneapolis, MN?.

    Sadly, that fell apart due to the venue (too small & crowded). A better location has been found, but the dead of winter isn't exactly...

    Jan 18, 2020 at 11:52 PM
  5. john1701a liked jerrymildred's post in the thread PP 2017 battery degradation?.

    Nice! My PiP had almost the same time and miles when I traded it in. If I just drove on the local 35mph streets with occasional...

    Jan 18, 2020 at 9:16 PM
  6. john1701a replied to the thread PP 2017 battery degradation?.

    For those of you yearning for data from more aged plug-in hybrid batteries, here's a video from of Prius PHV after 4.5 years of use...

    Jan 18, 2020 at 7:35 PM
  7. john1701a liked Marine Ray's post in the thread 1 year ownership.

    One year since purchase of used 2017 PP Advanced (5389 miles on her) from Toyota Dealer in Napa, CA. Paid $27k + tax, etc so total...

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  8. john1701a replied to the thread 2020 Prius Prime and Extreme Cold....

    I live in Minnesota and this is my 8th winter driving a plug-in Prius, what you describe as a problem isn't something I have...

    Jan 18, 2020 at 6:22 PM
  9. john1701a replied to the thread 2020 Prime XLE / burning rubber smell.

    There is a new car burn-off that comes from the exhaust system initially. Engaging Charge-Mode so early, prior to completing break-in...

    Jan 18, 2020 at 5:14 PM