Toyota iPhone app for 2020 Prius (US owners)

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  1. MIkeDr

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    We recently purchased a 2020 Prius AWD-e XLE, and I finally got around to installing and connecting the Toyota iPhone app.

    I was sorta expecting that I would be able to remotely start the car using the app, and do other things like open/close the windows, flash the lights, etc. And be able to retrieve more detailed driving history information (fuel efficiency, etc.).

    But from what I can tell, the only thing the app shows me is the current odometer reading, and a visual gauge of the remaining fuel in the car.

    Is this correct? Or should I be able to see more info/do other things?
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    Mine looks like this for my 2021 Prime Ltd. Others have said you were supposed to be able to read oil and tire pressures, but I can’t find it.
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  3. MIkeDr

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    That's fascinating. Quite useless isn't it?
     
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    Tap on the down arrow where it says my garage for tire pressure
     
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    Thanks! I hadn’t realized that. I still don’t understand why I can’t see the amount of gas left as a numeric percentage instead of as a tiny gas gauge.
     
  6. Leadfoot J. McCoalroller

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    Don't assume that system is aware of it to the level of 1/100 precision. You might be back asking why it always shows the same five numerical values.
     
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    True. I’d like to see it in 1/8s, which I think is reasonable.

    overall, the app is a bit useless. I was hoping it would report all the eco driving stats that are available in the car itself.
     
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    That would be cool.

    App integration is lacking in most $25k cars, Prius is nothing special there either.
     
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    That doesn’t do it on my iPhone app for Prius Prime.
     
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    It does it in my Android app.
     
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