v Sightings...How rare are they?

Discussion in 'Prius v Main Forum' started by David Prius V, May 7, 2012.

  1. Priuswagon

    Priuswagon I love my Prius

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    I see them all the time now. I saw my first red Prius V at Home Depot last week. See lots of gray and white Prius V's. :)
     
  2. Priuswagon

    Priuswagon I love my Prius

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    Never seen a Prius C on the road. Saw my first Volt at the Rite Aid this week too.
     
  3. AMP

    AMP April 2012

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    I saw 3 yesterday on my commute home.
    1, magnetic grey which belongs to my neighbor,
    2 white V (one of which is a taxi!)

    I had to wait a month for mine to come in on the boat, although the "Clear Sky" color seems rare.

    BTW, I love the car more everytime I drive it.
     
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    Correction to my earlier post, saw a blue one last night.
     
  5. caryanne

    caryanne Junior Member

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    Saw a Blue Ribbon Metallic Prius v on 128 S near Manchester this morning.

    Still haven't seen any Prius c's besides mine.
     
  6. resPriusV

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    Saw the first Prius V Cab in SOMA in SF.
     
  7. macmaster05

    macmaster05 Senor Member

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    True dat.
     
  8. Son of Gloin

    Son of Gloin Active Member

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    I've seen at least three v's toolin' 'round Lafayette ... which is to say three v's of different colors. One MIGHT have been dealer-owned and out for a test-drive; I never got a good enough look at the plates. According to a sales rep I spoke with briefly the other day, the local dealership has sold about a dozen so far ... about half of which were sold to people living outside of the so-called greater-Lafayette area.
     
  9. MarathonMarty

    MarathonMarty Prii 4-timer

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    Bought my v the beginning of November and hadn't seen one on the road until last weekend while in Seattle/Tacoma area. Saw a silver and a white on I-5. Then last night on the way home from work here in Spokane I found myself driving behind a white one that still had a temporary license attached. I've actually seen more c's than v's around here.
     
  10. Guill

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    I often see v's in San Antonio. There are 3 other v owners that live near us ... I see them throughout the week as I drive to/from work.
     
  11. enviroprius

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    I've seen at least 12 V's in the last 3 days. I have only seen two C's and no plug-ins that I know of. Tons of V's up here in wine country. Hoping to add one to our garage soon. Keeping our 07 Touring and trading the minivan. Cant wait!
     
  12. ChipL

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    About a month ago I saw my first Prius V in the wild (meaning not on a dealer lot) in Rehoboth Beach DE. At first I thought it was a Prius C! LOL

    Yesterday on a r/t to Charles Town Races with the fiancé I saw three Prius V's on the way back to home base. Have yet to see any Prius C's actually being driven - saw one parked in an apartment complex parking lot a few weeks ago on my way to work.

    Given the way dealers have jacked up the prices on the 2012 Prius here in this area because of demand, I haven't noticed any 2012 Prii GenIII's on the road as of yet....
     
  13. slazerow

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    I have only seen two V's in the past few months. I'm wondering if the limited number of Prius V sightings is due to limited supply or modest demand. I would think that the market researchers at Toyota would be pretty good at matching the two. Any thoughts?
     
  14. WolfB

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    I made the same comment that I had yet to see another, then came out to where I had parked in a parking lot only to find a silver V parked next to my red V. Coincidence?
     
  15. Hommerun

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    Out here in Palm Springs I have seen quite a few V's. Couple dozen thus far. Seems very popular. Have only seen a couple C's and of course there are hundreds of Prius III's. Hugely popular here.
     
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    I'm thinking it's a supply problem in the Midwest and on the east coast. W
     
  17. Wanderer

    Wanderer Hybrid neophyte

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    I might be wrong but I think I saw a v on Hot in Cleveland. (episode storage wars). The front end wasn't right for a gen 3 hatchback. They even mentioned Entunes. It worked better on tv. :D
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  18. Rh0

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    I think the v supply has improved. I was tooling around town today just doing errands and I counted 12 other v's. The tally ran 4 blizzards, 4 silvers, 3 magnetic greys and 1 clear sky. It felt like there was a v around every corner for a while in the middle of the day!
     
  19. russcarver

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    Here, north of Denver, I've seen only 2 others in 7 months!
     
  20. schmuly

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    I have never seen any in the wild, only on lots.
    The other day I saw 5 regular prii between Bonners FerryID. and Sandpoint ID.
    We get to pick up ours this Sat.
     
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