Posts tagged "prius"

Photo gallery: 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-in

The Toyota Prius is the quintessential hybrid. It was the first and is still arguably the best hybrid on the market currently. So, how do you make it better? By adding a plug-in charge option? Well, it depends. In a place like Chicago for the majority of people, it’s not going to make sense because... Read more »

Photo gallery: 2013 Toyota Prius c

The Toyota Prius c is the newest — and smallest — addition to the family Prii. With a base price of  $18,950 and an EPA estimated combined city/highway fuel economy of 50 mpg, the Prius c is an incredibly practical city car. Stay tuned for my Chicago-worthy review, but I’ll give you a hint: This... Read more »

Today's Rave: Toyota Prius c trip summary

Today's Rave: Toyota Prius c trip summary
My first drive in the Toyota Prius c was a 300-mile straight shot between Chicago and Lima, Ohio. And I was more than ready to get out of the car by the time I got there. So, I missed the Trip Summary that appears when you shut off the car. Then every time I shut... Read more »

Whadahyawannaknow? 2012 Hyundai Veloster

Per usual, when I swapped into the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, I asked my Tweeps: Any questions? Two of my followers came back with: What’s the view out the rear like? I don’t think it’s that bad–certainly not as bad as the new Land Rover Evoque, and probably about on par with the Toyota Prius. The... Read more »

Prius goes plural at Lincoln Park Whole Foods

Many thanks to Drive, She Said Facebook fan and fellow Midwest Automotive Media Association member Larry Nutson for giving me the heads up about a consumer drive opportunity at the Lincoln Park Whole Foods. Today from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., the Chicagoland Toyota Dealers will have the Prius V on display, and you will... Read more »

Win a Toyota Prius at the Chicago Auto Show

All you have to do is go to the Chicagoland Toyota Dealer’s Facebook page and enter the Toyota 2011 Chicago Auto Show Prius Giveaway contest. It’s really that simple. Of course, there are things you can do to stack the deck. Such as getting friends to enter the contest as well, liking the Toyota dealers... Read more »

5 cars Chicago should watch

2012 Chevrolet Sonic The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is currently underway in Detroit, and while the news coming out of this year’s auto spectacle was a bit light, there are 5 cars Chicago should care about: the 2012 Buick Verano, the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, the Honda Civic Concept and... Read more »

What is the plural of Lexus anyway?

So, I recently got into a heated debate with my boyfriend and his friends over the plural of Lexus (and Prius for that matter). Admittedly it was over beer, but still … We came up with 3 options, and I’d love for you to weigh in on what you think the answer is: 1) Follow... Read more »

Who doesn't want to win a Prius?

2010 Toyota Prius This year at the Chicago Auto Show, the 30 dealers who make up the Chicagoland Toyota Dealers are launching a “Prius Giveaway” on Facebook. Simply log on to their special giveaway page between now and Feb. 18 to enter for a chance to win. Suggest a few friends who should enter, and... Read more »