Toyota: Prius PHEV Fuel Economy Not Yet Available
Green Car Congress
FEBRUARY 8, 2009
Most importantly, these vehicles are not representative of the lithium-ion battery-powered next-generation Prius PHVs that will be delivered to lease-fleet customers later this year. When asked about the mpg performance of PHVs—either lithium or nickel battery powered—we have consistently answered that we believe that PHV mileage will vary dramatically, depending on driving style and driving conditions.even more dramatically than with a conventional gas-electric hybrid.