Which is the Best Used Plugin Hybrid? Volt, Prius or C-Max

Discussion in 'Other Cars' started by Tideland Prius, Jun 18, 2020.

  1. Tideland Prius

    Tideland Prius Moderator of the North
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  2. markabele

    markabele owner of PiP, then Leaf, then Model 3

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    Cliff's notes anyone? I'm interested but not 15 minutes interested.

    My money is on the Volt. (even though I need to sell a Gen 1 PiP soon)
     
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    C-max has quite a bit lower specs than even a first gen Volt both mpg and range wise.

    Storage wise a Prius wins

    Pure EV mode my money is on Volt, Volt is also more comfortable on long trips albeit at lower economy than a PIP.
     
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    Dang it..this got me looking at PIPs. Even on CarMax you can get a 2012 Toyota PIP Advanced for around 13K. Surprising....

    Is there any data on battery longevity with the PIPs? And/or the cost to replace the battery?

    Frankly, the battery is always what stops me in my tracks while looking at these used plugins...
     
  5. markabele

    markabele owner of PiP, then Leaf, then Model 3

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    Mine would be much cheaper than $13k and it's been absolutely babied. Battery shows very little degradation. And even better I probably only live about an hour or two from you. I live in southeast SD.
     
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