Toyota Prius Plug-in price confirmed

Article George Chapman
Apr 11, 2012

The Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid is now available to order, boasting emissions of just 49gkm.

The Toyota Prius Plug-in is now available to order priced at £32,895. It also qualifies for a £5,000 Government grant, bringing the on-the-road price down to £27,895.

Like the original Prius Hybrid, the Prius Plug-in is a full hybrid, featuring an electric motor and a petrol engine.

It also features a new rechargeable litium-ion battery, which allows it to travel further and faster on electric power alone. Once the battery charge is used up, the Prius Plug-in switches seamlessly to its petrol engine.

As a result, the Prius Plug-in produces emissions of just 49g/km.

Standard equipment includes LED daytime running lights and headlights, Touch and Go Plus with touchscreen controls, sat nav, rear-view camera and Bluetooth. Leather upholstery is available as an optional extra, priced at £1,500.

The Prius Plug-in can be charged from any domestic or workplace power point, or any on street charging point, through the five-metre cable that is stored beneath the boot floor. Toyota has teamed-up with British Gas in order to provide customers with site surveys and the correct charging hardware.

First customer deliveries are due in early July.

To view the full Toyota range, visit CarBuyer's Toyota reviews page.

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