Can I use a 2011 Prius as a taxi in Jamaica?

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  1. Kfrass

    Kfrass New Member

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    I bought a 2011 Prius..can it use as taxi in Jamaica..it will be running like 12hours a day?
     
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    Ya mon! Prius is a very popular taxi ride share vehicle.
     
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    bisco cookie crumbler

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    congrats and welcome!

    how many miles on her? clean the egr circuit first

    red stripe, it's beer! hooray beer!
     
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    Ah, but that's the beauty of a Prius! It will not be running 12 hours a day. A Prius doesn't "run" when it is standing still. Long periods of idling ( a thing most taxis do) are just plain horrible for a car.
     
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    Hard to imagine a better vehicle to operate there as a taxi. And when you sit in a cue waiting for a trip instead of getting out and pushing the cab to avoid starting the engine like so many do, instead place it in EV and move it a few feet electrically each time, and the engine never starts. All the other drivers will hate you....
     
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    The 2011 one?
     
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