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I traded in my Model S for a Prius Prime

COS Blue

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Oct 18, 2020
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what I do not understand is that people got to come on and argue about hybrids on a Tesla forum. Tesla has never made one and never will. Add irrelevant argument to stupid argument.
I agree with most of your argument ;). But arguing about hybrids on a Tesla forum is perfectly relevant. Prius Prime is a viable competitor to a Tesla. Even a Prius Hybrid is a viable competitor. There are those of us who bought our Teslas chiefly because of its lighter impact to the environment, so comparing Tesla to other cars with light environmental footprints is worthwhile. Tesla will never make an ICE either but people compare Teslas to BMWs and Mercedes and whatever else on this forum all the time.

Other than that, your contribution to the stupid argument is well taken!
 
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aerodyne

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There is a lot to be said in favor of Toyota PHEVs ... and some important negatives that have been mentioned in this thread.

I was mostly very happy with my Prime during the year I owned it while waiting for our Tesla but I'll admit to one, shallow aspect that gnawed at me: I *really* did not like how the car looked from the rear. The experience taught me to avoid any further episodes of buying a car sight unseen. It was too late for the Tesla but I lucked out there.

I'll bet you see more Prius rear ends now than you did before...😁
 

Wilber

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Thanks for your post. Sure, different strokes for different folks. I have been driving Teslas since 2014. I recall some kind of informal survey on the Tesla forum in 2014 or 2015. The question was "What car did you used to drive?" AND the single most common response was "Prius"! So, not such a big surprise that now a few Tesla drivers might just go back to Prius......
 
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