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THE GOOD The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in delivers the same stellar fuel economy as the standard model, but with the capability to further boost efficiency by being plugged in. The smartphone-connected Entune system brings live destination search, traffic data, and Pandora streaming to the dashboard. Voice command tech and intuitive steering-wheel controls help to keep eyes on the road.
THE BAD The infotainment system locks the user out of most navigation and calling functions while the vehicle is in motion. The car’s touch screen is prone to bad glare with a minimal amount of sunlight, and too many warning screens pop up when you try to use Entune.
THE BOTTOM LINE The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in vastly improves the flexibility and potential economy of the standard Prius formula with the simple addition of a power cable and larger, more efficient battery pack.