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Published on September 18th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

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Over 6,000 Toyota Prius Plug-ins Sold (in Just 6 Months)



 
The Toyota Prius Plug-in has come off the blocks quite fast, much faster than its top competitors — the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt. My guess is that this is due to the brand’s familiarity. As noted earlier this year, the Prius has become the 3rd-most popular vehicle (of any type). Here’s more on the Prius Plug-in’s fast (but quiet) start from Chris over on sister site Gas2:



Toyota Prius Plug-in Breaks 6,000 Units Sold In Six Months (via Gas 2.0)

The Chevy Volt has garnered a lion’s share of the attention when it comes to plug-in hybrids, both positive and negative. Meanwhile, Toyota has quietly released their own Prius Plug-in to the masses. This week the Japanese automaker announced that in the first six months the Prius Plug-in had sold…



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