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Average User Score
4.7 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 33 reviews
2005 Toyota Prius Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 33 reviews
The popularity of the 2004 model led to few changes for the 2005 Toyota Prius. Toyota furthered the success of this new engine type by repurposing the engine for a hybrid Lexus, the RX400h.
The Prius ran into a minor setback in 2005 when its cars started stalling at speeds upwards of 45 miles per hour. The cars would still run on battery power, but lost speed rapidly, making for a potentially deadly situation for the car and its passengers. 33 cases were reported, and a programming error that had been fixed in a prior recall was cited as the root cause of the problem.
107,897 Priuses were sold in the US in 2005.
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Toyota Prius Questions
How To Change Smart Key Body On A 2005 Prius
I have a worn out smart key body the smart part still works. I was give a good shape prius smart key that doesn't work. I would like to merge the two to a good key. How do I get them a part?
Steering Wheel Controls.
2005 Prius. Climate controls on lower right hand of steering wheel stopped working. Is there a fuse for these? Wiring?
2005 Prius Smart Key Locks/unlock Doors But It Must Be In Slot To Start Car...
Battery in remote replaced with new one, but still the same problem. It is a smart key with the silver logo. It worked originally but stopped working after the smart key remote battery died. With n...
Gas Pedal Or Engine Stalling Every Once In Awhile...common?
In the last two years my 2005 prius has stalled out randomly. When I turn it off and back on it starts working again. I am wondering if it might be an electrical connection problem or the actual eng...
Odd (seemingly) Battery Behavior
I had the hybrid battery replaced about a month ago, and lately I've noticed what strikes me as odd happenings. The mpg has dipped, and the gas engine seems to come on more frequently while the car ...