Prius v at the top of JD Power's latest dependability study

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  1. Kermit262

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    Nice to see the Prius v at the top of JD's Power's dependability rankings of 3-year-old vehicles, released yesterday. It lead the Compact MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) category. Toyota as a brand was fourth, behind Lexus, Porsche, and Buick. The number one problem bedeviling all automakers is the technology of the wireless connections, navigation, voice-recognition etc. of newer cars.

    I can attest to that - the only problem I've had with my much-loved v is with the navigation/entertainment screen, which became non-responsive in the heat. The dealership replaced it and all has been well since.

    Go Prius v! :)
     
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    Mendel Leisk Sunday driver DIY’r

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    Not to be the dog-in-the-manger, but there's been some troubling reports of inverter failures, coupled with push-back from dealerships, and ultimately Toyota, regarding warranty extensions.
     
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    And after seeing the Gen 4 Prius up close, I think I like the 'v' even more.
     
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    ...good, v needs some good news as RAV4 is sucking up sales. I have high hopes for v too, and it is popular for taxis (NYC for example incredible amount of v's).
     
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    The LED headlamps are great on the 2012 v Five, as well.

    Also replaced the halogen foglamps with lensed LED units and the squirrels can see us coming.
     
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    Thanks for the post. Were they talking about the 2013 or the 2012 v?
     
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    Can I ask what LED units you specifically used to replace the foglamps? I love the headlamps! Thanks
     
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