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Old 12-07-2022, 02:39 PM   #101 (permalink)
Talos Woten
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Champrius v3.2 - '09 Toyota Prius
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Originally Posted by Phase View Post
Well having it at the middle is the peak fuel economy area right? Because Im getting horrible city mpg not to mention I lose heat pretty fast when my car switches to ev mode
Those are all classic signs the hybrid engine isn't warm enough. You'll definitely see gains by doing the engine insulation, both in fuel economy and warmup time.

So the correct solution is: do both! Do the engine insulation *and* in cabin extra spot heating. As my friend Rajan says: "Anything worth doing, is worth doing to excess."

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The goal is 70 mpg this time around.

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