As the largest model in Toyota's extensive line of Prius hybrids, the 2014 Prius V is a fuel-efficient alternative to compact SUVs. It offers a surprising amount of cargo space, useful versatility and, as would be expected, very impressive fuel economy of 44 mpg city, 40 mpg highway and 42 mpg combined.
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This is simple: Want great fuel economy and the cargo space of something more like a compact SUV? See your local Toyota dealer and check out the 2014 Prius V.
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Hybrids are not inexpensive so you have to carefully figure the long-term benefits compared to something else that doesn't offer the superb fuel economy but costs less to buy. And if you need to tow even a fairly small trailer, consider a compact or mid-size SUV.
I love my car. Sometimes connecting via Bluetooth to my phone takes a long time and it gets stuck on a loading screen. The emergency brake is in a weird spot and I have accidentally hit it a few times while driving. Other than those two things, the car is smooth, reliable and fuel efficient. I went from spending over $160 a month on gas to about $60-80 depending on how often I travel/use it outside of my husband’s work trips and trips to the grocery store.
Prius-v: efficient, quiet, and roomy.
One of the biggest selling points for me was the miles per gallon-very efficient! I love that it switches to electric and hardly uses any gas. It is very quiet, which I love! It rides nice and has plenty of space. The back seats fold down, allowing me to haul things for my art business. I have heard good things about Toyota's. This is my first one and I am very happy with it.
My silver Prius v, she's hot!
My Prius v is such a cool car once you get used to not hearing the engine all the time! Being a hybrid, the car averages 40 mi/gal. Excellent mostly city driving, but do not be fooled, this car takes the mountains like a race car! I love this car and I am hoping it will be with me until I leave this world! I haven't had not one problem, not one! You'll love it!
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Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Toyota Prius V vehicles manufactured November 7, 2013, to January 7, 2015. The occupant classification system (OCS) that activates or deactivates the passenger seat air bag system may be improperly calibrated. As a result, the passenger air bag may not deploy in a vehicle crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
If the air bag does not deploy as intended, there is an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will re-calibrate of the OCS system, free of charge. The recall began February 12, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
Hybrid Propulsion System > Inverter
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Prius V vehicles manufactured August 22, 2011, to June 30, 2014. A component within the hybrid inverter assembly may overheat, causing the hybrid system to reduce output power allowing the vehicle to only drive a short distance. In some circumstances, the hybrid system may shut down causing the vehicle to stop while being driven.
The vehicle may enter a fail-safe/limp-home mode that limits the drivability of the vehicle. The hybrid system could also shut down completely resulting in a vehicle stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the motor/generator control electronic control unti (ECU) and the hybrid control ECU, free of charge. The recall began on July 30, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371.
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