2006 Toyota Prius Overview

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4.55 stars

Based on 27 reviews

Green Machine. by Christopher
 — (This was my car before I had a Ford Focus, we got a two year lease on this) Oooo! The darling of Hollywood, and its not a shabby car. I got the package w/JBL sound and Bluetooth, and I have to say... Read More
Such A Great Car I Have Decided To Buy A New One! by MMARIOTTI
 — What can't this car do? with the rear seats folded flat you can move almost as much as a SUV, I can put my bike in the back with out taking the wheel off. The rear view camera helps you park in the ti... Read More
Love It! by jhouk00
 — The Prius was everything we were hoping for when we bought it six years ago. The mileage was excellent, and the bluetooth keys and in-dash GPS were great features uncommon in the sub<$30,000 pricepoi... Read More

2006 Toyota Prius Overview

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Based on 27 reviews

2006 Toyota Prius

The highly popular Toyota Prius continues to garner attention throughout the world, and the 2006 Toyota Prius has been so popular that cars need to be ordered months in advance.  The Prius remains primarily unchanged since its redesign in 2004. Changes for 2006 include a rear view camera, new airbags, and a better LCD display.

Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive system includes a 1.5 liter inline four engine, teamed with two electric motors.  The first motor functions as a power generator, for engine startup and battery recharging.  The second electric motor drives the front wheels, along with the engine.  The total power output is 110 horsepower.  The Synergy Drive system is paired with Toyota's continuously variable transmission.  The gasoline engine practically lies dormant at city speeds, as the second electric motor powers the car by itself.  The EPA estimate for the Prius is 60/51 mpg.

Standard features include steering wheel audio and climate controls, a six speaker CD sound system, a trip computer, cruise control, power windows, keyless entry, and automatic climate control.  A DVD-based navigation system with voice-activation is an available add-on. Bluetooth and SmartKey are also optional, as is a JBL audio upgrade with nine speakers and an in-dash CD changer.

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Toyota Prius Questions

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Servicing The Fuel System

How does someone service the fuel system in a 2006 Prius with 100,000 miles? What does it mean?

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Prius Smart Key

I have a 2006 Prius and my wife lost one of the smart keys. The other one works fine, but I wanted to replace the lost one. I purchased one on e-bay from a reputable dealer. Neither myself or a Toyot...

1,744 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)