prius prime

Discussion in 'Prime Main Forum (2017-Current)' started by fhenry55, May 6, 2016.

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  1. fhenry55

    fhenry55 Junior Member

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    in ev mode, will the prime start in this mode even in the winter?
     
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    Yes. It has a heat pump and doesn't need to warm the ice to heat the cabin.
     
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    Trollbait It's a D&D thing

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    Depends on how cold your winter is, but the Prime can stay in EV mode at colder temperatures than the PiP, and still heat the cabin. Even a heat pump reduce the EV range when in use though.
     
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    With the car plugged in I believe you can precondition the car's interior in winter and summer without depleting the battery. Plus it has heated seats.
     
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    um, my pip starts in ev mode, even in winter. is this a revelation?
     
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