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QUICK CAR REVIEW: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime

2017 Toyota Prius Prime

The range conundrum The Toyota Prius Prime is an impressive piece of kit. It is incredibly efficient, well-appointed and a marvel of Toyota’s technical know-how. My week with the car returned 3.5 litres of petrol per 100km and I must say that the wise array of driving modes allowed me to maximize the powertrain’s breadth of functionality. Having said that, ...

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The 2017 Toyota Prius is the green car of the year according to AJAC


The 2017 Toyota Prius was crowned the Canadian Green Car of the Year by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). The announcement was made yesterday on the first day of the Vancouver International Auto Show. According to AJAC, an eco-friendly car is “a vehicle which, for its size and purpose, provides the Canadian consumer with environmentally-friendly returns that compare ...

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Toyota recalling 625,000 Prius/Auris models

This week, Toyota announced a recall of 625,000 Prius models due to a software issue. The affected Priuses (or Aurises, depending on your market) will need to be serviced, quite literally, for a software update. On-board computers were receiving the wrong commands, forcing the car to shut off, in some cases. This isn’t the first time Toyota has been forced ...

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