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post #8 of (permalink) Old 03-15-2020, 12:31 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by leemell View Post
I had a 2009 Camry hybrid. That was 11 years and the battery pack tested as in great condition, no sign of needing replacement.
The battery in the Gen 1 Insight was made from standard NiMH D cells - with a total of about .9 kWh - the 2009 Camry Hybrid used a more sophisticated NiMH cell in its 1.6 kWh battery.

There was a significant aftermarket in replacement batteries so, perhaps, they did wear out prematurely...
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