The Truth About Cars » Prius V http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Prius V http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Ford C-Max Sales Have Perpetually Declined In America http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/ford-c-max-sales-perpetually-declined-america/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/ford-c-max-sales-perpetually-declined-america/#comments Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1113177 Following Ford’s announcement that production of the Focus and C-Max would leave Wayne, Michigan in the next few years, sales personnel at Ford dealers across America were heard asking their managers, “We still sell the C-Max?” No, that’s not entirely true. Ford is moving Focus and C-Max production out of Wayne by 2018, but we weren’t privy […]

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Following Ford’s announcement that production of the Focus and C-Max would leave Wayne, Michigan in the next few years, sales personnel at Ford dealers across America were heard asking their managers, “We still sell the C-Max?” No, that’s not entirely true. Ford is moving Focus and C-Max production out of Wayne by 2018, but we weren’t privy […]

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Toyota Delivers Increased Incentives For Prius Models In April http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/toyota-delivers-increased-incentives-prius-models-april/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/04/toyota-delivers-increased-incentives-prius-models-april/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:00:29 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1041001 Live in California and shopping for a Toyota Prius? Your bank account will love this news. CarsDirect reports Toyota has dropped a number of rebate incentives on the hood of the hybrid and its siblings for the month of April, going as high as 9.8 percent off MSRP. Thus, one could come away with not […]

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Live in California and shopping for a Toyota Prius? Your bank account will love this news. CarsDirect reports Toyota has dropped a number of rebate incentives on the hood of the hybrid and its siblings for the month of April, going as high as 9.8 percent off MSRP. Thus, one could come away with not […]

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Ford C-Max Kicks Honda Civic Hybrid From 3rd Place http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/ford-c-max-kicks-toyota-prius-v-from-4th-place/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/ford-c-max-kicks-toyota-prius-v-from-4th-place/#comments Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:19:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455758 Ford is attacking Toyota’s miserly image. The blue oval announced today that its 2013 C-Max Hybrid crossover gets better mileage than Toyota’s Prius V, Reuters says. Ford’s C-Max Hybrid, to go on sales this fall, delivers an EPA rating of 47 miles per gallon, city, Highway and combined. Fueleconomy.gov shows the 2012 Prius V with […]

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Ford is attacking Toyota’s miserly image. The blue oval announced today that its 2013 C-Max Hybrid crossover gets better mileage than Toyota’s Prius V, Reuters says. Ford’s C-Max Hybrid, to go on sales this fall, delivers an EPA rating of 47 miles per gallon, city, Highway and combined. Fueleconomy.gov shows the 2012 Prius V with […]

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Hedonist vs Frugalist: 2012 Nissan Quest LE http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/hedonist-vs-frugalist-2012-nissan-quest-le/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/07/hedonist-vs-frugalist-2012-nissan-quest-le/#comments Thu, 26 Jul 2012 15:45:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=454304   Minivans are indeed fewer in number. Supposedly they should to able to hold six or seven. But the truth is the buyers of these vehicles rarely have room for three these days. See, I have dealt with hundreds of minivan buyers over the years as a small town car dealer and a writer here […]

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  Minivans are indeed fewer in number. Supposedly they should to able to hold six or seven. But the truth is the buyers of these vehicles rarely have room for three these days. See, I have dealt with hundreds of minivan buyers over the years as a small town car dealer and a writer here […]

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Commercial Week Day Five Review: 2012 Toyota Prius v – Take Two http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/commercial-week-day-five-review-2012-toyota-prius-v-take-two/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/commercial-week-day-five-review-2012-toyota-prius-v-take-two/#comments Fri, 20 Apr 2012 19:56:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=436670 It’s the end of our commercial week and there’s a hybrid staring you down. No, the Prius v isn’t really a commercial vehicle, but there is a good reason it’s jammed in to this week of cargo haulers: 44 miles per gallon around town. Our own Michael Karesh snagged considerable seat time at a launch […]

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It’s the end of our commercial week and there’s a hybrid staring you down. No, the Prius v isn’t really a commercial vehicle, but there is a good reason it’s jammed in to this week of cargo haulers: 44 miles per gallon around town. Our own Michael Karesh snagged considerable seat time at a launch […]

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Review: 2012 Toyota Prius v http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/review-2012-toyota-prius-v/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/review-2012-toyota-prius-v/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2011 15:32:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=400495 Brand extensions aren’t common in the auto industry, perhaps because they rarely (if ever) succeed. Chrysler and Oldsmobile hyperextended the LeBaron and Cutlass brands, respectively, into oblivion. But Toyota has struggled as much as anyone to sell hybrids that aren’t named Prius, so it will now attempt to sell additional models under that highly successful […]

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Brand extensions aren’t common in the auto industry, perhaps because they rarely (if ever) succeed. Chrysler and Oldsmobile hyperextended the LeBaron and Cutlass brands, respectively, into oblivion. But Toyota has struggled as much as anyone to sell hybrids that aren’t named Prius, so it will now attempt to sell additional models under that highly successful […]

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Pre-Production Review: Toyota Prius V http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/review-toyota-prius-v/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/05/review-toyota-prius-v/#comments Mon, 30 May 2011 18:58:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=396677 Once upon a time Japanese cars came to our shores promising high fuel economy and despite feeling small and cheap, buyers flocked to the dealers. Over time however, the Japanese auto industry grew up. “Small and flimsy” are qualities that modern Japanese imports do not possess but as is the way with the world, better […]

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Once upon a time Japanese cars came to our shores promising high fuel economy and despite feeling small and cheap, buyers flocked to the dealers. Over time however, the Japanese auto industry grew up. “Small and flimsy” are qualities that modern Japanese imports do not possess but as is the way with the world, better […]

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