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2008 Toyota PriusReview
Roxane writes:
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I love the car. great gas mileage. lots of extras

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2008 Toyota Prius Review
pmotta says:
Unfortunately this car is far from being comfortable. In the front you feel constrained IMAGINE THE BACK WITH A BABY SEAT NEXT TO YOU. All that said I would it again for 44 mpg. Its trade off
vs2008 Nissan Altima
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2008 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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Great Economical Commuter Car — When I first got my Prius I was coming off of a Saab. The first thing I noticed is the car is light so if you are driving in a heavy cross wind you feel it a bit more. The acceleration speed is very good given its a hybrid. I have no issues getting onto highways. The ride is not as comfortable as other sedan (like my Saab was, I loved that car) but given its incredibly great gas consumption it more than makes up for it. Its a great commuter car or car for the new driver - very easy to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great gas mileage, very easy car to drive.  The acceleration is surprisingly fast given this is a hybrid, there are no issues getting onto highway on ramps.

Cons: Road noise may be more noticeable than other sedans but not significant enough to be bothersome.  

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2008 Toyota Prius Liftback FWDReview
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Fine Commuting Commuting Car — Overall great car for daily commuting. I drove 132 mile every work day for 6.5 years and never a mechanical issue. Tires lasted over 75K miles, Brakes still good at 175000 miles (I use the "B" engine break to "down shift" in the city and hiway). Fairly comfortable (I've drive 10 hour days in the car and at 60+ I'm ok sitting that long). Great cargo area (with no passengers in the rear you can haul a 60" screen TV NO PROBLEM). Over all a fairly "utilitarian" vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great fuel efficiency, Incredibly reliable: oil change, tire rotations, air filter cleaning...that's it.

Cons: HID Headlight issue....known defect, been corrected. Wind noise a bit on the high end.

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2008 Toyota Prius Liftback FWDReview
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Save Tons Of Money On Fuel! — Since it has such great fuel economy, I found myself only having to fill this car up once every week and a half, considering I drive from and to work about a 25 - 30 mile distance! Very happy with this vehicle and I know you will be to!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great fuel economy, handles well, can fill up the tank with 20$ - 30$ , gets 48 MPG in city, 45 on highway , MP3, Back up camera, 11.9 gallon fuel tank! Double the room for glove box

Cons: no GPS, very small nit picky things! etc.

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2008 Toyota Prius Touring FWDReview
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Great For Saving Money — like saving money. very peppy at slower speeds. great for getting around town. has a very good amount of space for good seating front and back. luggage area is great for one set of clubs setting width wise. looking for newer one.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: fuel mileage

Cons: cost of car , tire wear and cost of tires

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2008 Toyota Prius Touring FWDReview
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Best Vehicle I've Ever Owned — Great MPG and reliability. Fun to drive. This vehicle impresses most everyone who rides with us. Round trip from Michigan to Tampa, Florida for $210.00. Drive one and you'll buy one. My brothers 2002 Prius has over 200K on it and he's done virtually no repair maintenance to it, just recommended upkeep maintenance.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: MPG, Size, Volume, Reliability

Cons: Some road noise on highways

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2008 Toyota Prius Touring FWDReview
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Loved This Car — I've never disliked this car, it's been a great car! It's got great power too, it's not a little put put car it can haul but, I've gotten a ticket in it and the cop asked me how fast I thought I was going and I said 78 and he clocked me doing 92. I was on a road trip and was listen to my radio and just lost track of my speed, so all the jokes about how it has no power is not true.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: The gas price is priceless on this car!

Cons: I have no negatives

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2008 Toyota Prius Touring FWDReview
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Great Commuter Car! — The Prius Touring is a very nice vehicle. Ours has the leather interior, back-up camera and other features that make it a bit more upscale than a base Prius. Went from a 10 mile commute to a 60 mile commute for a new job and this Prius is just what we needed. Averaging 45+ combined MPG. While no one will mistake it for a roadster, the acceleration is fine and the car is extremely safe.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Obviously, the MPG.  But the Prius is surprising large in terms of seating and cargo capacity.  

Cons: HID headlights not as great as advertised

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2008 Toyota Prius FWDReview
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Miles Per Gallon Baby!!! — More power then I would have expected for a car that get 40 to 50 miles per gallon. Lots of room in the back. Air is so cold you have to turn up the temp for its coldest setting. Overall I have been pleased driving this vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 50 MPGS!!

Cons: Got to get used to engine stopping and starting of its own free will

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2021 Toyota Prius Reviews

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

Review By Guru9WHD6N

This is my 2nd Prius and its better than ever! I have a 2007 Prius with 244,000 miles which Im retiring down to Florida. I just purchased the new 2021 XLE with all the safety options. I drove 175 mile... Read More

2020 Toyota Prius Reviews

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

Review By Guru9V83LR

Tried it but we finally purchased CRV - Hybrid. Was better for our needs. Read More

2019 Toyota Prius Reviews

Review By Dtellechea

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

Review By Judith

Wonderful help! Thanks so very much! I am so happy! 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 Michael

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

Review By Brennan

This is my 2nd Prius (previous was a 2011 model with 130K miles and still ticking) so Im bullish on Prius. I just acquired a 2017 Model IV which is super nice with tons of tech bells and whistles (lan... Read More

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