I'm driving the 2016 Prius next week. What do you want to know?

Discussion in 'Gen 4 Prius Main Forum' started by Danny, Nov 2, 2015.

  1. bisco

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    okay, you can delete mine. i was just being a wise a$$.:cool:
     
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    Does he Rear View Mirror still vibrate like crazy with the radio on?
     
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    i hope so.:cool:
     
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    Is there any jerkiness at a constant speed on the highway - i.e., power switching back and forth between electrical and gas power.
    Gen II had some subtle noticeable back and forth interplay, but much reduced if not gone in Gen III - hopefully they didn't take a step backwards.

    When is your drive next week? Early week or late week?
     
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    Who knows, I wouldnt judge German options based on UK ones though.
     
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    Any changes to navigation like search input while driving? How about opening all doors with touch?
     
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    Gen 3 can be set up to unlock all doors with touch. Don't recall if it owner can do it or just Toyota.
     
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    Visibility (blind spots, backing up, etc.)
     
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    So can Gen 2 (I have it that way on my 2004).
     
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    have they improved the sun visors?
     
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    They sense solar intensity and constantly vary their opacity, a common sense adjustment to climate change.
     
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    excellent, thanks!(y)
     
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    Another vote for inquiring about AWD in the US.
     
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    The engine can be off at around 70 mph, according to the engineer presentation slides (pg.16).
     
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    Great improvement - I hope it is true. How do you get 70MPH from that chart on page 16? My chart has no units on the X or Y scale.

    :eek:
     
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    Right - what I'm after is if that's EV-button only, or triggered any time. Those speeds differ on Gen 3.
     
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    Owner can do it. Page 48 in Owners Manual:

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    I always opt to use the lock and unlock button, not the panic button, just in case. ;)
     
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    I wonder how @Danny is doing.
     
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    Probably doesn't wont to get out of the new Prius anymore....
     
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