Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Plug-in Hybrid

Price from £29,195

Availability Current model
Available from May 2017
Available until -

Lease (BCH) from £325 pcm

Annual VED £130
Congestion Charge £0
Insurance Group 21
Price shown is On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The price also includes the Plug-In Car Grant of £2500. Leasing indication is based on BCH calculation excluding VAT, 6+35 months duration, 10000 annual mileage and excluding maintenance. For comparison only, actual lease offers can differ significantly from the indication shown.

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Real Range (Electric Only) between 18 - 35 mi

City - Cold Weather 25 mi
Highway - Cold Weather 18 mi
Combined - Cold Weather 21 mi
City - Mild Weather 35 mi
Highway - Mild Weather 23 mi
Combined - Mild Weather 29 mi
Indication of real-world range in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 11.8 sec
Top Speed 101 mph
Electric Range 25 mi
Fuel Range 684 mi
Total Power 90 kW (121 hp)
Total Torque 184 lb-ft
Drive Front
Fuel Petrol

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity 8.8 kWh
Port Location Right Side - Rear
Charge Port Type 2
Charge Power 3.7 kW AC
Charge Time (0->25 mi) 2h15m
Charge Speed 11 mph
Battery Useable* 7.0 kWh
FC Port Location -
Fastcharge Port -
Fastcharge Power -
Fastcharge Time -
Fastcharge Speed -

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range 25 mi
Vehicle Consumption 280 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 145 mpg

NEDC Ratings

Range 31 mi
Rated Consumption No Data
Vehicle Consumption 225 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/mi
Rated Fuel Equivalent No Data
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 180 mpg
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Real Energy Consumption (Electric Only) between 200 - 385 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather 280 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather 385 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather 330 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather 200 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather 300 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather 240 Wh/mi
Indication of real-world energy use in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Fuel Consumption

Rated NEDC 285 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 22 g/km
Battery Empty NEDC 94 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 70 g/km
Fuel Range NEDC 890 mi
Total Range NEDC 921 mi
Fuel Tank 43 L
Real 15/30/60 mi 0 / 355 / 123 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 0 / 19 / 54 g/km
Battery Empty Real 72 mpg
» CO2 Emissions 92 g/km
Fuel Range Real 684 mi
Total Range Real 709 mi
Engine Displacement 1,798 cc

Dimensions and Weight

Weight Empty 1505 kg
Seats 5 people
Cargo Volume 360 L
Cargo Volume Max No Data
Length 4645 mm
Width 1760 mm
Height 1470 mm
Wheelbase 2700 mm

Company Car Tax Indication

BIK Tax Rate 13%
P11D Value from £31,640
Benefit in Kind (BIK) £4,113
BIK @ 20% £69 pcm
BIK @ 40% £137 pcm
BIK @ 45% £154 pcm
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

Similar electric vehicles

Hyundai IONIQ Plug-inHyundai IONIQ Plug-in £4,200 less expensive Similar range 10% faster acceleration 4% more energy efficient
Kia Optima Plug-in HybridKia Optima Plug-in Hybrid £2,300 more expensive 6 mi less range 20% faster acceleration 32% less energy efficient
Kia Optima Sportswagon PHEVKia Optima Sportswagon PHEV £3,450 more expensive 3 mi less range 15% faster acceleration 39% less energy efficient
Range comparision based on electric range only. Rapid charging comparison based on rapid charge rate. Fuel economy based on start with full battery and average fuel consumption over first 50 mile. Comparisons can be based on estimates.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 3h45m 7 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 2h15m 11 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW † 2h15m 11 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW † 2h15m 11 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW † 2h15m 11 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

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All about the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Pricing

The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid has a Recommend Retail Price (RRP) of £30,914 and an On The Road Price (OTR) of £31,695. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is eligible for the Plug-In Car Grant (PICG) of £2,500. The grant will be applied to the final invoice price of the car. The OTR Price including the PICG for the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is £29,195.

Drivetrain and Performance

The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is a plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The maximum power of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is 90 kW (121 hp). The maximum torque is 184 lb-ft. The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is front wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 11.8 seconds. The top speed is 101 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid has a total capacity of 8.8 kWh. The usable capacity is 7 kWh (estimate). A range of about 25 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 18 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 35 mi.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 3.7 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 2 hours 15 minutes. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 3 hours 45 minutes.

Rapid charging is not possible.

Energy Consumption

The combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid is about 280 Wh per mile in electric-only mode. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 145 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 385 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 200 Wh per mile.

Fuel Consumption

The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid has a combined (electric and fuel) range of about 709 mi, of which about 25 of fully electric range. Please note that, even when driving in full-electric mode, the internal combustion engine may kick in under high loads.

When the battery is empty or 'hold charge' mode is engaged, the fuel consumption is about 72 mpg on the combined (motorway and city) cycle. When starting off with a full battery and applying a moderate driving style, no fuel is consumed over a 15 mile trip and fuel consumption is about 355 mpg over a 30 mile trip and 123 mpg over a 60 mile trip.

The combined average consumption of petrol of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid will therefor depend on the average trip distance and whether the car is charged before each trip. Climate, driving style and route will have a further impact on the actual fuel consumption. The official figures in accordance with the NEDC driving cycle for fuel consumption of 285 mpg and a range of 890 mi are irrelevant in practice.

CO2 Emission

While driving in full-electric mode, the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid will not emit any CO2. When the battery is empty, or if the engine load is high, the internal combustion engine will be used. As fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are directly proportional, the average CO2 emssions of a Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid will depend greatly on several key factors that determine fuel consumption. Note: CO2 emissions are calculated per kilometre.

When driving using only the petrol engine, CO2 emissions will be around 92 grams of CO2 per kilometre on the combined (motorway and city) cycle. However, if the average trip distance is relatively short and the car is charged between trips, the average CO2 emissions will be reduced significantly.

CO2 Emissions will drop to 0 g/km on a 15 mile trip, 19 g/km on a 30 mile trip and 54 g/km on a 60 mile trip. This only includes tailpipe CO2 emissions. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels. The offical figures in accordance with the NEDC driving cycle for CO2 emissions of 22 g/km are for comparison of vehicles only and have no relevance in practice.

More information from Toyota

The link below will open the page of the Prius on the official Toyota site.

Go to the Prius on the official Toyota website.