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Owner: orange4boy
Chewie: 2003 Toyota Prius
Displacement: 1.5 L
Fuel type: gas/electric hybrid
Transmission: CVT
Curb weight: 2765 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.29
Frontal area: 26.7 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: factory installed
Description: 168,000 KM on the odo. when we got it.
Replaced the transaxle with a 2001 unit with 19,000km.
7.74 CdA
7.6 CdA with wheel covers, est.
7.55 CdA with standard moonies.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Basjoosed hood and headlights with closed cell foam tape.
Grille block. Internal, upper and lower.
Engine bay / hood insulation.
Type WS transaxle oil (to replace type IV)
Windshield rain deflectors removed
Low profile wipers
Custom stainless 18" screw on mooneyes
Front air dam
4" Side kilts
Traction battery pre-heater
Front air dam
5-20 synthetic.
Nokian WRg2
12V system run with deep cycle batteries
750 watt transaxle block circulation tank heater
1500 watt engine block circulation tank heater
A-pillar vortex generators (noise reduction)

Planned Mods: Regen boost circuit (autospeed article)
ICE oil pan heater
Transaxle oil pan heater
Rear stainless wheel skirts
Wheel boattails
Belly pan upgrades
Oil bath wheel bearings.
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 42 mpg(US)
EPA highway 41 mpg(US)
EPA combined 41 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 52.19 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 57 mpg(US)
90 days 57 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Oct 05, 2011

(Created: 2009-10-22 19:31:57 / Modified: 2011-10-06 14:47:39)

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