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2006 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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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

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

Cons: 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.

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2006 Toyota PriusReview
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Nice Car With Many Options. — Nothing, I just prefer a small SUV. It did save me on gas and I loved this feature. I need more storage space for my personal needs. I got an average of 45 mpg. I do a lot of highway travel so maybe it would be better if I did not.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Gas milage.  

Cons: A very low car.  Sometimes I touch the bottom of the car when driving over bumps.

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We Love This Car Because It Is Really Easy To Take Care Of And Saves Us Money. — We play music in a family band. There is a fair amount of traveling involved as well as equipment to lug around. The Prius, though totally un-sexy (!), has served us well. It can fit quite a lot of stuff inside and handles pretty well. It feels safe and did I mention the fuel savings? That's the biggest plus.

Pros: Can't beat the fuel economy for the money.  It also has a surprising amount of cargo space.  It is super easy to park.

Cons: Total yuppie car, no personality at all!  It also beeps INSIDE the car when in reverse.  A really stupid feature.

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2006 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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Great All-around Vehicle — I loved this car. It is large enough to fit two bikes or a queen futon mattress- that's a lot of cargo space. The maintenance is almost non-existant (though I've never been in a crash with it), as its required only the basics. Perfect family vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great gas mileage

Cons: Boring to drive

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2006 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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Awesome Gas Milage. — This Prius is just the right size with more open space in the front than the newer models. Lots of storage compartments for glasses, CD's, etc. Great visibility, easy parking with back-up camera, has navigation system. Enjoy your ride with comfortable leather seats, hands free bluetooth phone, great sound system. Spend less time and money at the pump with this hybrid car. Plenty of power for acceleration onto the highway. Love the Smart Key, never have to use a key, just press the button and go.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Average 46 MPG while driving a fun, sporty car.  Room for your golf clubs, pets, family.  Comfortable leather seats, great sound system, hands free phone, navigation.

Cons: Very quiet when only the electric motor is running, need to be careful it is turned off.  

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2006 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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A Joy To Ride — What I really like is that it is very nice to drive - I owned a Honda CRX back in the day - and it was a fun car to drive - but only had two seats and it too was small - but you knew you were in a small car before you got in, and after you got in. The Prius - looks small on the outside, but it is very roomy and comfortable on the inside - there is tons of space for both people and cargo - it is now our go-to car on the weekends or for family trips. We only take the van when we are going really long distance and need the room. Comfortable to drive - quiet and handles great

Pros: Great family car - surprisingly roomy for a family of four - with space for cargo

Cons: It can be frustrating getting the car into reverse - as you do your head swivel to check your path, you realize the car didn't go into reverse, so you have to go back and deliberately put it in reverse, in which time, something may have moved into your six o'clock - and if you get "frustrated" with the transmission, it can be a distraction and danger as you start moving backwards without doing a good rear view check - so as a result, I NEVER walk behind someone who even looks like they might be trying to back up in a Prius

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2006 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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Love It! — 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 pricepoint at the time. We also have a 2011 Outback which still doesn't have as many "fun" features as our 5-years-older Prius. We've also been very happy with the repair record on the car; it has been extremely reliable. The two downsides of the Prius for us have been: size is tight for a family of four (though still manageable), and the lack of 4WD has made snow driving difficult at times, particularly on hills.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Very high tech dash for the price category. Fantastic gas mileage (obviously).  Very reliable.  Hybrid battery still going strong.

Cons: Does not handle snow and hills well.

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2006 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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The Car Of The Future — The car has a really little mileage in the city. When you drive on the highway over 120 km/h then the mileage goes rapidly uip. The maintenance is also slight. I have the car over three years and I didn't need a repairing.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: very little gas  mileage

Cons: none

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2006 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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Great Day-to-day Transportation And Interesting Technology — Toyota's most reliable car. Extremely solid, and it's not as complicated as you think. It's quick enough to be used in traffic, but it goes around corners like an elephant on rollerskates through a puddle of heavy syrup. Cheap as hell to run and maintain, comfortable, relatively slow. Cornering is exciting in the same way as being stabbed is exciting.

Pros: Extremely reliable and cheap to run

Cons: Handles like a heffalump

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2006 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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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.

Pros: Sips gas, lots and lots of space, aerodynamic, smooth acceleration,

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

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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Toyota Prius Reviews

Review By Guru9L6Q3Y

I have had Toyotas for years. I like their reliability, low repair cost and gas mileage. This is our third Prius! Read More

Review By Guru9VG27S

Love this car and features. Drives very well and the cabin is comfortable. A lot of built in technology that enhances the experience. Read More

2020 Toyota Prius Reviews

Review By Mskeanna84

I was able to purchase the car for great price for the amount of miles it had. The only I wish that it had was navigation instead of the Apple CarPlay and Sirius XM radio. Other than that it is a grea... Read More

Review By Victor

Very quiet and smooth to drive. Heavier than the corolla so feels safe. Toyota safety sense features are awesome. Fuel efficiency is great. Read More

2019 Toyota Prius Reviews

Review By Linden

Great car. Great mileage. Attractive interior. Safe on highways. I like it very much and don’t need any addl bells amd whistles. Read More

Review By Dtellechea

Quick, clean, easy. Look like the picture . Read More

2018 Toyota Prius Reviews

Review By srt84sale

Loving it! Already looking for another one. Read More

Review By Claude

The inside colors were not for us. Everything else was good. Read More

2017 Toyota Prius Reviews

Review By Scorpgear

I like them. They are fuel friendly and drives well. Read More

Review By Michael

This is a great car. Very smooth driving and lots of options. Read More

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