2008 Toyota Prius User Reviews

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    2008 Toyota Prius Base Review
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    25

    Amazing Car! — The car was in very good condition, except that the tires were worn, but still passed inspection. The reason it was such a low price was that the mileage was 75,029. I love the car so much I am trying to buy another one!

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Great gas mileage, about 50 mpg, and fascinating engineering.

    Cons: Average or below average acceleration.

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    105

    Hybrid Prius! — One of the best car i ever own! Excellent gas mileage, one tank can go almost 1000km, Super quiet on EV mode, very good handling and spacious interior. One regret is i should have buy this car much more earlier!!!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Gas mileage!!!

    Cons: Nothing

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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    2008 Toyota Prius Touring Review
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    65

    Toyota Prius — Pretty cool. Green-tech FTW. I like the rear hatch, and the fact that the dash board has a little T.V. Screen on it to tell me my MPG. I have driven an older one and they seemed too futuristic. This one is just right.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: MPG

    Cons: I dunno, nothing I guess.

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    35

    Great Car, Worth The Money. Was Considering A Corolla Or Camry, Glad I Chose Prius. — Love this car. Great mileage (duh!). Dirt doesn't show. I've put everything from lumber to skis to a toilet in it. Hauls almost as much as my Suburban! If only it seated 6. Maintenance has been suprisingly cheap. Best surprise was 30k mile service for less that $200! Also preferred parking at work and Best Buy. Can't beat that!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Would buy another in a heartbeat (and I'm trying to)!

    Cons: Wish it had a sunroof  & leather seats (2010 model does)

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    2008 Toyota Prius Touring Review
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    95

    Great For Someone Who Does Not Care What The Look Of Their Car Is. — this looks horrible and it impossible to see out of the back the car handles extremely well and feels comfortable while driving. the car costs around 30,000 when all is said and done if you get all the major upgrades (nothing performancewise.)

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: gas mileage

    Cons: appearance

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    65

    No Frills - It Works Well. — Good car - got 50 mpg last week. Acceleration and handling adequate. Interior comfortable. Low clearance means I drag the front end pulling out of parking lots frequently

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: fuel economy

    Cons: won't tow a horse trailer

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    2008 Toyota Prius Liftback Review
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    65

    You Are Not Doing Yourself Any Favors By Not Checking Out A Prius — LIKE mpg's (of course), the technology/gadgets; bluetooth, Voice/screen/steering wheel controls of nav/radio/CD/climate/phone and more, smart key (best invention ever) and spaciousness (probably one of the most spacious MID-Sized cars around)! DISLIKE lack of seat adjustments, not big on it's looks, and inability to turn off traction control :(

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: MPG: Avg. about 45mpg, Technology: Voice/screen/steering wheel controls of nav, radio/CD, climate, phone and more, SMART KEY

    Cons: lack of seat adjustments and inability to turn traction control off :(

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    35

    My Thoughts On The Prius — Technology- Navigation system, Backup Camera, Digital Interface, Smart-Key System, Hybrid. Appearance- Interior: Spacious room for size. Build Quality: Sound Fun Factor: Pretty Fun (Electric/Stalker Mode, Good and smooth acceleration, responsive breaking) (Steering doesn't feel like you're feeling the road as much as just driving on it).

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Electric-Mode, So much Technology, Spacious

    Cons: The Nav-System sometimes has issues finding addresses..but I survive..but it can work without gps too.., steering to some degree

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    75

    First Time Driving A Prius — First drive in a Prius. Florida summers aren't the best laboratory for hypermiling -- motor kicks on all the time with the AC on. Good use of space, and very roomy. Think I remember reviewers saying there is huge glare on the information screen, which is true. Must be placed at the wrong angle, or the windshield goes too far back. Not ready to go out and buy one, but curiosity is satisfied. Would be interested to see how the updated 2009 model drives.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Good use of space, roomy.

    Cons: Air Conditioning negates any electric motoring and mileage bragging rights

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    Toyota Prius 2008 — Our Prius has been great, we've owned it now for over a year and haven't had any trouble with it. The exterior is very attractive and the interior has tons of room. We are all about 6'2'' and there is more than enough room for 4 very tall people in our family to ride in the car comfortably. It is fun to drive and has many nice features like back-up camera, bluetooth,etc. But the best thing about the Toyota Prius is the great gas milage that we get!

    Pros: Everything is positive about this car

    Cons: None

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Toyota Prius Reviews

    Practical With Some Style By Aaron6817

    This car sips gas quiet engine, command console is surprisingly integrated well, feels like s mid size car despite it's compact size. not a lot of go but sufficient, rear window obstructs vision and t... Read More

    2014 Toyota Prius Reviews

    Good Car If You Want A Mid-sized Hybrid Vehicle. By Salamander3

    While there is road/wind noise on the freeway, it's not as pronounced in the liftback as it is in the prius c. The longer wheelbase and heavier weight also helps to subdue the bumps/vibrations on the ... Read More

    Great Car By MIkeBr

    I was amazed while I first drove this car. It was an amazing experience. Nice gear, well stylish exterior design, 1 to 5 trim levels - all these are well set which I loved most. The Toyota Prius is a ... Read More

    2013 Toyota Prius Reviews

    Green Machine By John

    I was a firm GM owner my whole life. My wife got me into liking the Toyota brand. She traded her GM for a Camry in 2012. When we lost our Camry to an accident we came back to Toyota for the 2013 Pri... Read More

    Surprisingly The Best Car For Economy And Travel. Really Like Prius... By Larkster

    My favorite part this PRIUS - is the color - the convenient dash with BIG back-up camera and NAV plus the on/off ignition - stereo GREAT - handling - ECONOMY! This Hybrid impresses me because it's ... Read More

    2012 Toyota Prius Reviews

    A Great Car... For The Right Person By dsjaharry

    I've driven this car for a little while and although impressed with its potential, I came away understanding this was not the car for me. I do respect it. In the right hands, this car can do amazing... Read More

    I Love This Car! Hoping To Buy A New Ediiton By jmorton

    I love to reliability, quietness, fuel efficiency, large capacity of this prius. It handles very well and you can barely tell when it is turned on. it is chalk full of technology that makes by experie... Read More

    2011 Toyota Prius Reviews

    Super Gas Saving Vehicle! By Zulsf

    great styling car with cool fuel efficiency. Super reliable and dependable car. Spacious car for 5 with plenty of trunk space. Zero maintenance Cost other than the regular oil changes and tire replace... Read More

    Sucks Just Like Very Other Toyota By Bjorkast

    My husband & I share his car but I avoid driving it at all cost! We live in an area where it is 98 degrees one day & a blizzard the next, so when it comes to how a car handles in all types of weather ... Read More

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