Hey Prius Nation!

I was always interested in cars. When it came to the point to buy my first one (picture on the right), I read all the reviews I could find and watched all the videos on youtube on what to look out for. But I felt somewhat disappointed. There was a limited number of resources out there.

Even though there are materials covering the Prius, I found them

geared towards people who just heard about the car and wanted 

general information on its mpg and how is it to drive, instead of

someone who is looking to buy one, needing practical information.


When I was checking out cars to buy, one owner asked if I could

come with him to check out a newer model he wanted to upgrade to,

as he saw me going over his car meticulously.


There are now four Gen2 (2004-2009) Priuses in the family. I started the podcast on sharing the acquired practical Prius knowledge to help others with actual information on what to check on a used Prius and stories for entertainment. - BLNT

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Option 1 For those of you who have a Prius and would like to come on the show to talk about your car on what you like, what you hate about it or just for the fun of it, telling stories, schedule an appointment in my online scheduling tool: calendly.com/blnt
I'm especially interested in high mileage cars and we could go over the questions below as well. The episode will be shared with my audience and international community in the closed Prius Facebook groups (Toyota Prius owners club,Toyota hybrid owners club).

Option 2 If you feel like sharing your Prius story but don't have the time to come on the show or just don't feel like to, you can send your story in, replying to the below questions. Should your story be chosen for the podcast, it will be shared with my audience and international community in the closed Prius Facebook groups (Toyota Prius owners club,Toyota hybrid owners club). The more information you’re able to provide for these questions, the better! You can send the replies to my email, priuspodcast@gmail.com along with any questions you might have.

  1. Where are you located? 

  2. What type of Prius do you own? (model year, miles/km, are you the first owner)

  3. If you bough it used, when and with how many miles/kms?

  4. Can you share the story on where and how you bought it?

  5. Is this the first hybrid vehicle you own?

  6. What type of cars did you have before the Prius and how does this compare to them?

  7. What do you love about your Prius the most?

  8. Is the hybrid  battery pack original in your car?

  9. What was the worst moment during the ownership of your Prius?

  10. What was the most expensive servicing job on your Prius?

  11. People might be concerned about what are the options if the hybrid battery fails in a Prius. What is your opinion on this?

  12. Along with possible hybrid battery servicing need, what did you need to replace, service on your Prius other than regular oil changes? (ABS actuator, rear brake callipers, struts, brakes, inverter coolant pump, water pump, head gasket, transmission oil, 12 volt battery, etc.)

  13. What would you highlight as the competitive advantage of the Prius, what can make it more of a hassle-free car over normal, Internal Combustion Engine cars that only run on diesel or petrol without electric motors?

  14. Do you think hybrid technology will still be around in 10-20 years time when full electric vehicles will gain more market share?

  15. What will be your next car?

  16. Feel free to share any additional experience and thoughts on the topic, your car.


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Effective Date: July 23rd, 2019

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Prius Podcast reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If Prius Podcast makes material changes to this policy, it will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information it collects, how it uses it, and under what circumstances, if any, it uses and/or discloses it. 

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If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to send your request to priuspodcast@gmail.com

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