These are the Toyota Prius year models that we recommend. Although they’re a bit older, you can’t go wrong with the 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Toyota Priuses. These have had almost no complaints, which is almost unheard of for such a popular car.Mar 1, 2021
The Prius is an incredibly easy car to drive If you really do want to be a walking cliché, then getting from Point A to Point B couldn't be easier in the Prius. Foot on the brake, hit the Start button, wait for the beep, and release the foot-activated handbrake. The thing is, driving the Prius is almost too easy.
In EPA tests, the Corolla Hybrid achieved 53/52/52 mpg city/highway/combined, which is just off the pace of the most efficient Prius trim level. During a week of driving, we bested these estimated by averaging 55.5 mpg. We even observed over 60 mpg when hypermiling the car on the highway.Oct 15, 2020
The Toyota Prius Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 10th out of 24 for midsize cars. The Toyota Corolla Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 1st out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $362 which means it has excellent ownership costs.
The Corolla is 2.3 inches longer and 0.8 inches wider overall while weighing 25 pounds less. Inside, the Prius' passenger compartment provides marginally more head and shoulder room than the Corolla's thanks to it being almost an inch-and-a-half taller overall.Nov 21, 2019