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2022 Prius Models /trims EPA MPG ratings

Discussion in 'Gen 4 Prius Fuel Economy' started by vvillovv, Nov 11, 2021.

  1. vvillovv

    vvillovv Senior Member

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    Does anyone know why the 2022 Prius L Eco has an MPG rating of 58/53
    and all the other trims are rated at 54/50 or 51/47

    Seems like I learn something new here every week.
     
  2. Tideland Prius

    Tideland Prius Moderator of the North
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    Different tyres that run higher pressures as well as the lightest trim level that lets it eek out that extra mpg.

    54/50 is all the other regular trim levels with 195/65R15 wheel and tyre combo.

    51/47 is most likely the Touring or Limited trim levels with the 215/45R17 wheel and tyre combo.
     
  3. vvillovv

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    I just saw the reply, as it sneaked / snuck by my notifications somehow.
    I was thinking that the lack of extra accessories was the main reason.
    Whatever the reason for it EPA MPG rating, I can't get over the price
    performance dynamic of the gen 4 trims lineup for 2022
     
  4. vvillovv

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    I found a clue to why the eco has a few mpg's more than the other gen 4 prius. I'll try to run down the specs sheets and see if I can verify, but I'll probably need some extra luck locating where the battery specs are hidden away per trim.

    Here’s Why The 2021 Toyota Prius Has Become An Undesirable Electrified Car | PriusChat
    in the thread::
    here’s-why-the-2021-toyota-prius-has-become-an-undesirable-electrified-car Jul 18, 2021
    complete with a video comparing the prius with the rav 4 (prime?). I didn't watch the video yet either.
    sorry Tideland :barefoot:
     
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