Owners have made the most complaints about Electrical problems, followed by issues with the Brakes, and Engine.

Most Common Prius Plug-in Complaints

battery brackets broke
This Electrical problem has been made 1 times by 2013 model year owners.
brake failure
This Brakes problem has been made 1 times by 2014 model year owners.
traction battery brackets broke
This Electrical problem has been made 1 times by 2013 model year owners.
less electrical mileage than advertised
This Electrical problem has been made 1 times by 2015 model year owners.
reverse camera doesn't show on display
This Interior problem has been made 1 times by 2014 model year owners.
excessive oil consumption
This Engine problem has been made 1 times by 2012 model year owners.

Prius Plug-in Generations

The Prius Plug-in has 1 generations. Generations are groups of model years where the vehicles are continuously produced, using similar engineering and shared features. Generation data isn't always cut-and-dry and is often different for different countries. When in doubt, we use North American generation data.

  1. 1st Generation Prius Plug-in (2012—2015)

    This generation ranks 45th in reliability out of 103 generations.

News About the Prius Plug-in

A Prius Plug-in Mileage Lawsuit

 — A new lawsuit has a suggestion for Toyota. Maybe it's time to start calling their plug-in hybrid the 'Prius Plug-in-every-few-miles.' We all know EPA estimates and MPG numbers posted by manufacturers are best case scenarios, often conducted in labs. But a 40% reduction (8 miles vs advertised 13) is a tough pill to swallow.