2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in vs Ford Fusion Energi in Brooklyn NY

Serving Queens and New York, NY

Toyota Prius Plug-in

Foord Fusion Energi

Base MSRP (with destination):

$30,815

$35,625

All-Electric Range:

11 miles

19 miles

Recharge Time:

1.5 hours (240v), 3 hours (110v)

2.5 hours (240v), 7 hours (110v)

Fuel Economy:

51 city/49 highway

40 city/36 highway

Trunk Volume:

21.6 cu-ft

8.2 cu-ft

GPS Navigation:

Standard

Optional

Toyota took the basic Prius hybrid formula and added a much larger battery pack and the ability to recharge at a wall outlet to come up with the 2015 Prius Plug-in. Whether you are from Queens, the city or the island, Plaza Toyota Brooklyn, NY is standing by to sell you a fuel efficient hybrid.

Ford's 2015 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid is a good effort, but the limited amount of all-electric drive, doesn't make up for the added cost, or the lower mileage.

Prius Plug-in Price vs. Fusion Energi price

Both of these plug-in hybrids cost more than their non-plug-in counterparts. The Fusion Energi has an MSRP with destination charge of $35,625, compared to the Prius Plug-in's $30,815. The Prius also has GPS navigation and proximity key standard too.

Prius Plug-in Fuel Economy vs. Fusion Energi Fuel Economy

The Ford can go up to 19 miles on a full charge and the Toyota 11, but once that has been used up the Toyota gets much better fuel mileage. The Prius is EPA rated at 51 mpg city and 49 highway when running on gas alone. The Fusion Energi is only rated at 40 city and 36 highway mpg once the battery has discharged. And recharging with a standard 120v outlet will take 7 hours in the Fusion, or just 3 in the Prius, a 240 v outlet takes 2.5 hours and 1.5 hours respectively.

Prius Trunk Space vs. Fusion Energi Tru8nk Space

In order to get even 19 miles of power the Fusion had to eat up a lot of trunk space with batteries. The Prius has room for 21.6 cubic feet of luggage and groceries under its hatch. The Fusion only has room for 8.2 cubic feet of stuff in the trunk.

The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in provides you with a little extra efficiency from its battery pack, but with very little sacrifice in practicality or fuel economy. Come take it or its other Prius siblings for a test drive today at Plaza Toyota in Brooklyn, NY, easy to get to from anywhere in the big apple.

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