2006 Toyota Prius User Reviews

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joevipe writes:
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4

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Gas mileage, Roomy, and a lot of storage space

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Slow car

joevipe
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Great Family Or Commuter Vehicle — I personally like the look of the Prius and i love that it is eco friendly. The car is very comfortable and quiet. 170k miles on it with only basic maintenance. The gas mileage is phenomenal and cost wise vey fair. The acceleration on the car is slow, but the braking and handling is great making the vehicle very safe.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Robert writes:
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mileage and great for 2 people

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power, acceleration

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Prius Quality And Economy — Great car for commuting and for 2 people touring. Very low maintenance, and survived hitting a deer head on. We have taken it cross country and it has performed well on long trips. Annoying that you loose air conditioning when not moving.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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banthonydooley writes:
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5

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Great car! Great gas mileage and reliable.

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If you want to save on gas mileage, you compromise horse power. Not for those looking for fast acceleration!

banthonydooley
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Excellent! — I love that the car can drive me anywhere, anytime. The leather seats are a plus. The car brake well, handles pretty well; Car feels safe, enough room for everything I need. I would NOT recommend for families of more than 4; or, if you travel, families of more than 3.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Jason writes:
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Gas milage!, Plenty of room

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None!

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My Prius Rocks My Socks Off! — This car is amazing. If we ride it hard, and gun it at every light, we still get 40mpg. It's got plenty of pep and has a really nice ride. We've had it for a little over 2 years now and have absolutely no complaints. I think everyone should have one! We were looking at the Mazda 3 hatchback and the Kia Spectra5 and this has the best build, most useful features, and by far the largest cabin. Plus Toyota's are known to be reliable and have great resale value (although I don't think we'd ever sell this!)

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Christopher writes:
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I want my MPGs!
Display geek heaven.
Nice looking.
Good interior.
Cubbyhole in the trunk good for putting misc stuff.

Cons

Small.
JBL system sucks hard.
Bundles= bad.
Slow acceleration.

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Green Machine. — (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, I miss the car. Bluetooth worked like a charm,but the sound system sucked. The backup camera was a real plus, and saved my butt from rising insurance fees by making sure that I could see that parked car. On that note, it is hard to see out of the back window. The car had trouble going up hills, even if I gunned the engine. But yes, this is a non performance car. Gas mileage was stellar, I got somewhere around 50mpg(I did have a switch that switched the car to electric mode, and that helped). The car was high quality, everything was nice and the car looks nice too. I miss my Prius dearly.

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Frank writes:
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Sips gas, lots and lots of space, aerodynamic, smooth acceleration,

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Thick A-pillars can be bad for visibility, Toyota Traction control is CRAP, heavy for size

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Big Goofy Efficient Handy Car — I can see why it was the Consumer Reports top pick for '07. It got us through the Skyrocketing Gas Prices and paying for gas now isn't a barrel of monkeys either, of course. I can see performance potential with hybrids. Sometimes, it seems people want to race, and while suddenly their car slips behind as their transmission shifts up, and I laugh as the electric motor constantly peels off the torque, while the gas motor makes its monotone whine, still never very loud, maybe Priuses (Prii?) should get louder pipes, though thanks to the continuously variable transmission, the exhaust note is mind numbingly boring. But, oh yeah, I was mocking you all for your cool sounding revving motor, you slave to the Otto-cycle chumps. Oh, you step on your brake, and all that potential energy goes to waste as friction heating up the brakes? S-s-s-s-s-s-sucker!!!!!! Somewhere Satan laughs at thee! Anyway, thick A-pillars are definitely the top negative. Awkward overhead airbags may cause accidents. Fits more than your average pickup, once brought home a table, 4 chairs, and enough room for a cooler or two. Toyota traction control sucks, it basically decides not to move the wheels if it detect the slightest slip. Makes Minnesota winters seem longer. On dry roads, though, it's great.

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Mommie writes:
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5

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fuel economy

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power pick up speed.

Mommie
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Great Eco Friendly Vehicle — Love how I can save great gas mileage on my Toyota Prius. Toyota Prius also has a touch screen inside the vehicle. It has Bluetooth, navigation system, backup camera, voice command, and commercial locations on the navigation system. One of the best vehicle in this time right now.

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MMARIOTTI writes:
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Great Car, never owned a car this long. Very dependable, amazing gas mileage.

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Car does not have a distance to empty, so you need to make sure you fill up at a 1/4 tank. The outside temp display is only shown on the fuel economy screen.

MMARIOTTI
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Such A Great Car I Have Decided To Buy A New One! — 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 tightest of places. The blue tooth in this car makes a busy professional so efficient, you make calls safely from the steering wheel. Never ever use a conventional key again, keep the fob in your pocket and just touch the door handle to unlock the car, sit down put your foot on the key and press the push start button to start the car, no need to take the fob out of your pocket. A car to love, I never kept a car this long, now I have purchased a new one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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BoxsterBoy
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A Great Hybrid With Lots Of Bells And Whistles — This is a great car for all around city commuting. It handles well, has a reasonable ride, and of course the gas millage is good. The build quality has been up to the standards of Toyota i.e., fantastic. With 3000 miles on the car I have had zero issues. The acceleration is slow which is to be expected. It does feel a little tippy when aggressively turning corners, but a Porsche it is not. The interior noise is reasonable and it is easy enough to carry on a conversation. Highway driving is good, but leave plenty of room to pass. There is very little get up and go.

Owner for 0 years, 6 months

Miles Driven per Year:12,000

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MVarrell writes:
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Gas mileage; overall a very dependable car

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paint scratched easily

MVarrell
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Quality Vehicle — This car has been excellent. I am very diligent about maintenance and never had a problem with the engine or transmission. Had a minor issue replacing the water pump but it was eventually covered by a recall.I would recommend this car to others.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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