2018 models....when?

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  1. Prodigyplace

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    I got my 2017 Gen 4 in October 2017. In my experience, Toyota US tends to align somewhat closely with traditional US model releases, except for new model introductions. (Tundra, Gen 4 Prius, & Prime come to mind.)
     
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    No, it is ordinary market behavior in the presence of inflation. Why should Toyota skip it when nearly everyone else does it?

    Several decades ago, when inflation was higher and I bought a Honda Accord, it had at multiple price increases during the very same model year, despite no updates whatsoever.
     
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    is that why they call you the @fuzzy1?:confused:
     
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    Yes!

    The obvious answer is "next generation!" but of course we want to know when they're arriving! I'm also curious what Toyota has in store for the Prius v and how it wants to differentiate it from the R4h

    lol. It's not out of the ordinary. If it's a carryover model, it usually goes up $100 which is less than 1/10th of 1% on a Prius' MSRP.

    You mean like the iPhone 7? :p
     
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    If there are improvements to the 2018 models, it's a safe bet Toyota will hold off the introduction of certain '18 models until after the majority of 2017 models are sold. Perhaps that's the reason Toyota isn't saying anything about the 2018 Prime model (yet).
     
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    Check back in November, As history puts it November is when they come out with next years version.
     
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    Should be some info soon ;)
     
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    The regular Prius Liftback has a build date of approximately November so it may be delayed this year (late Nov or early Dec for dealership arrival).

    Of note, there appears to be a production date for a 2018 Prius v so it appears to live for another model year.
     
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    Mine arrived November 30, 2016:D
     
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    I got my 2017 Liftback in October 2016. If they do not start building until November, it is definitely delayed.
     
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    so........back to the future?

    [​IMG]
     
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    Oops...:LOL: :( :cry:
     
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    Actually, that is the bigger news here, as all other opinions had that model as good as dead.
     
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    Maybe it's dead to consumers but available as fleet?

    The hybrid taxi drivers here have been converting to Prius v's when their Gen 2s and early Gen 3s (pre-2012) have surpassed the age or mileage threshold. Often, I'll be driving to work with a pod of 4 or 5 Prius v taxis heading to the airport.
     
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    Toyota Germany has allready announced changes for the 2018 regular Prius,as we finally get the nice titanium-glow color which will be called steel-bronze-mettalic here .
    We are also getting new wheel-caps and the 2. highest trim level will have rain sensors as standard .
    Still no sun roof,for what stupid reason ever !?
    As for the Prime there hasn't been any announcements up to now .
    I don't really care anymore if it has 4 or 5 seats,but what I would really like to see is an improvement of the boot which is probably highly unlikely to happen !
     
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