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Base price: $35,000 (ish, depending on mileage and age) Mileage so far: 1000km (36 per cent in EV mode) Powertrain and performanc­e: 1.8-litre four with lithium-ion battery pack and plug-in capability, continuous­ly variable transmissi­on, FWD. Average fuel economy on test: 3.41 litres per 100km.

What have we done lately? Couple of longer (100km-plus) motorway trips, experiment­ed with how to maximise electric range by using the EV/HV modeselect­or.

Problems so far: Faulty charging cable replaced by Toyota, reversing camera went blank: quick-fix at dealership.

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