The Prius emissions control system uses a something called a catalytic converter which contains palladium, an extremely valuable metal. As such, the converter has become a target for thieves, and much more so in recent months.
For even more proof of the 2020 Toyota Prius's safety, the hybrid won a full 5-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This company tests each car every model year and tests the safety of a driver during front crashes, side crashes, rollovers, and more.Jul 1, 2020
With routine service appointments, Toyota Prius owners report that it's easy to pass 200,000 miles with no major issues. There are even a few Prius owners who still drive their cars with over 300,000 miles on the odometer. The Camry and older versions of the Sienna are also just as reliable as a Prius.Jan 30, 2021