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Old 01-07-2020, 08:54 AM   #39 (permalink)
hayden55
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I wonder how bad it is to tow with the cvt in the Prius. I pull a 1000lb boat from 90k to 160k now lol.

I'd probably add that the GM/BMW/Chrysler hybrid system is quite different. They have 6 different operating modes where the Toyota just starts in first then swaps to the CVT to shift the efficiency band up to the range where most of us do all of our driving. The trios group engineering effort was to create more torque with a smaller electric drive system for SUVs as the main goal.
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