Finally.

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Main Forum' started by Cam M, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. Cam M

    Cam M New Member

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    After months of searching, I’m FINALLY a Prius owner. Words can’t adequately describe how excited & satisfied I am with this purchase.

    Everyone, meet my baby. lol.
     

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    kens97uber171 Active Member

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    Nice.. enjoy your new car.
    I've got a 08, with 278,000 on it.
    Still runs good, still gives me 45-47mpg.

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    gorgeous! congrats and welcome, all the best!(y)
     
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    I had my 2008 for ten years, best car I ever owned. Enjoy your new ride.
    How many miles on it?
     
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    Thanks man
    Thanks man!! And sheesh, that’s amazing... I hope to be able to relish in good fortune like that as well.
     
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    Thanks so much man. I’m already starting to feel the same way. lol. I really hope to keep this bad boy for a good bit! And it has 160k & runs SO smooth. And fortunately, the battery was replaced less than a year ago.

    I’m in love. Haha. Thank you! So happy to apart of this community now.
     
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    Was the battery a new Toyota battery, a rebuild, or a cell replacement?
     
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    Barcelona Red is my 2nd favorite G2 color! And your paint looks to be really nice! But the darker the color of a G2, the more likely it is to have paint issues. Do yourself a favor and wax it a couple times of year, especially if you park in the sun.
     
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    Barcelona Red is my favorite color in the Gen3 :).

    After a good wash and wax, it’ll still sparkle in the sun:
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    Enjoy you’re new to you Prius (y)
     
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    Also, red cars go faster. :ROFLMAO:

    Congrats on the "new" wheels. Hope you get lots of great smileage.
     
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    The CARFAX was listed as “the battery was replaced” or something along those lines—didn’t specify too much. But I plan to go to the place where the service was done to verify.
     
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    Haha, I’ve been practicing ways to get the best mileage lately. I’ve been averaging around 48-49mpg. But I think I could maybe get closer to that 50. Thanks. (y)
     
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    I will definitely keep that in mind!! Because sheeeesh, that paint job is MESMERIZING. Haha.
     
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    I think you'll find the Gen II is quite a ride! What I like about the Gen II is the interior vs. the Gen II. The Gen II interior room is very similar to 2002-2006 Scion XB as it has a lower floor, thus giving more room. The Gen III has the "flying Butress" and the floor is not as low. Love your color also!
     
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    Fantastic paint choice ;)

    Congrats on the purchase.
     
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    I’ve REALLY been enjoying it so far! It’s so smooth and fun to drive. And that’s what I realized! The exterior doesn’t give the interior justice in regards to roominess. People seem to think it’ll be cramped until they actually get inside. lol. And thank you so much! My favorite color. :D
     
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    Haha thank you! Wise paint choice, yourself. :D
     
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    Thanks man, and it is in pretty great condition. A tad bit of sun damage in the back ( I wanna see what I can do about that). In general though, I’ll keep in mind the waxing. Thanks for the advice!!
     
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