Toyota Prius+ (2012–)

What to watch out for

The battery is situated in a console between the front seats, but begs the question why does it stop short of the bulkhead leaving wasted space in front? If it was longer it could have stored more kWh and taken the car further on a single charge.

Toyota hybrid warranty has changed. Now only 5 years / 100k miles as standard, but can be extended annually for the next 5 years by having a Hybrid Health Check (currently £39) - details here: https://www.toyota.co.uk/caring-for-your-toyota/warranty/toyota-warranty.json

5-8-2015: All 'current' Toyota sat-navs use the same software. There is a manufacturer's advisory that if customers complain about nonsense directions in UK, France or Spain and their sat-nav has Software Version: 2.8.4al it requires upgrading free of charge, takes about one hour.

Recalls

Toyota Prius+
Built 21/05/2013-06/05/2014
Number of cars involved 24,729
Manufacturer reference BGG34
Problem The inverter assembly may overheat which could lead the hybrid system to shut down causing the vehicle to stop.
Solution On affected vehicles, reprogram the ECUs.

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