2005 Toyota Prius User Reviews

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Bonita28 writes:
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5

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First one out when the light turns green due to electric motor. Only 9 gal gas tank that lst forever.

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noisy, could have more comfortable front seat.

Bonita28
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Love It. — The Prius has been the best car for my family. We drum a lot and the cargo space is a amazing. I can carry so much. Lots of room in back seat. Lots. Very dependable. We opted to buy the electric battery at 180,000 miles because we felt this car has a lot of life in her. She is needed on the road.

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Stevesprius writes:
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Gas mileage, comfort, technology, reliability

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Would be nice if it has AWD

Stevesprius
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Great Value — Overall great vehicle. Well kept, reliable, lots of room, economical with great gas mileage. Would highly recommend a Prius to anyone looking to purchase a front wheel drive vehicle. It handles well in traffic with decent acceleration and is easy to maneuver.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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bronoco writes:
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5

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Gas sipper

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Kinda ugly

bronoco
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Gas Sipper, Armadillo-looking — I always thought the prius looked like an armadillo - not the most attractive animal. Some cars take styling ques from other animals like the shark, or jaguar, but this one gets the dorky animal of the year award. At least they didn't use the platypus as inspiration for this car's body style. It gets great mpg, but you know that.

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bronoco writes:
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Gas sipper

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Kinda ugly

bronoco
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Beauty And The Beast — When this car first came out, everyone thought it looked ugly, but when the economy turned south in 2008, people started really looking at them more carefully, and behold, in 2014, it is kind of a status symbol now to own a prius. what a turn of events. i bought it from my company when we sold off all the fleet vehicles. i got it for a song, i tell ya. anywhere from 38 to 60 mpg is my driving spectrum. like it or not, it is true. i can get 60 mpg on a highway trip, coming from the upstate of SC to the midlands.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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fwlzone writes:
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Fuel Economy;Comfort; and reliability.

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Cargo space is small

fwlzone
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Itis A Treat To Drive. — It is a treat to drive. Acceleration can be a problem but if you don;t mind rushing no problem. Each time you go to the pump you smile and put money back into your pocket. Save the big car for the weekend and enjoy the faamily frendly car doing the week.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Value4u writes:
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5

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Spacious, quite ride, comfortable, climate and audio controls built in steering column, 6 CD changer and Bose sound system, compact to park on city streets, and many more

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It makes you forget gas prices and the last time you filled up.

Value4u
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Economical Comfortable Reliable Ride — Car well maintained. Clean, odor free interior, loaded with options such as Navigation, 6 CD changer, HID lamps, Keyless engine start and entry, central door locks, power windows, cold AC, All the controls you need are built in steering column. Back seat room is greater than many larger sedans.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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jmcdaniel99 writes:
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Gas mileage

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none

jmcdaniel99
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Great Car — I wish I had another one. I have over 300k miles on my 2005 prius. It's been a great car. I drive well over 1500 miles a week and still get in the mid 40s mpg. The gas tank can be a little goovy in the winter, but I can live with it.

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paul19067 writes:
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I love everything about my Prius, I've owned this amazing automobile for 3-years.

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I can't say anything negative about it, it's a Toyota enough said.

paul19067
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Amazing Dependable Fuel Saving Transportation — This is my first hybrid car purchase. For a combo electric hybrid battery is very peppy & have no problems merging into traffic. Automatic climate controls never have to fiddle around with the heat & A/C just set it and forget it. This car has just over 180k but is still going strong, lots of power and is getting an average of 50-MPG. This is a Generation (2) Prius with a package IV has the standard features plus more, such as HID lights, Navigation System blue tooth phone auto dim rear view mirror heated side view mirror's home link for garage door opener. The only thing missing on the 2005 package IV is rear back up camera, and TPMS tire pressure monitor system. Car has lot's of room for the kid's Has LATCH system for the baby car seat. Rear hatch has amazing space. I once carried a New Hot Water Heater in it's box in my Prius Has easy Fold down rear seats. All I can say to sum it all up is that it's truly an AMAZING CAR. In fact my roommate just bought a Prius & my best friend Just bought his 2011 Prius.

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really nice

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none

rcdelight
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Super — Runs and drives great, very reliable and convenient, gas saver, 45-50 mpg, fun to drive and specious, nice options like navigation, cd player, push button start , keyless entry, looks stylish, its worth the money and i recomend to others!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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4

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Great Gas Mileage
Very reliable, normal maintenance only
Great cargo capacity for a small car

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Noisy, Road noise, Fan noise when climate control uses medium or high fan
Mediocre Audio, no satellite radio or iPod dock on this year

patjcullen
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Great Economical Commute Car. — On the whole this has been a great little car. I have driven across the country twice and taken 8+ hour road trips with no problems. I live in the southwest but have driven in all conditions. Driving thru a blizzard in North Carolina was pretty scary due to lack of visibility and no snow tires but that is not normal driving conditions for me. My major complaint is noise in the cabin as my previous car was a Lexus SUV that no doubt spoiled me for any vehicle that is less quiet.

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