2013 Toyota Prius Owners Manual Pdf
2013 Toyota Prius – For 2013 Toyota Prius Liftback, cardiac efficiency is a four-cylinder engine and the 1.8-liter Hybrid Synergy Drive system, which combines a pair of electric motor generator into the electrical equivalent of a continuously variable transmission.
The motor can power electric cars only (under light loads up to 30 mph), complete with engine output torque, and of course recharge the battery under regenerative braking and engine overrun.
The total output of the powertrain is a 134 horsepower, with a 0-to-60-mph time of just under 10 seconds. You will get a lot of howling engine if you floor it, though, which tends to encourage more gentle driving for better efficiency.
Toyota has more experience than other makers in regenerative braking mixing with standard friction brakes, and the combination works perfectly and invisibly in various situations.
The standard Prius liftback can, at best, laborious mile or more below the all-power (you can test it by putting the car into “EV” mode, which runs only on electricity at low speeds up to 1.4 kilowatt-hour nickel-metal hydride exhausted.
Prius Plug-In Hybrid Model swap out batteries to lithium-ion pack 4.2-kWh, which can be plugged into any wall outlet to recharge in about 3 hours.
Energy that can be used is about three times larger, and the EPA rates it at 11 miles of electric range – although only 6 miles continuously, because the engine running to provide the forces necessary for part of the EPA test cycle.
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