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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Toyota Prius
Four
MSRP
$29,685
Invoice
$27,634
Average Price Paid
$27,554
1,736 listings nationwide

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2018 Nissan Leaf
S
MSRP
$29,990
Invoice
$28,412
Average Price Paid
$29,090
363 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Toyota Prius
Four
Fair Price
$28,416
Good Price
$26,816
Great Price
$25,901
2018 Nissan Leaf
S
Fair Price
$29,308
Good Price
$27,850
Great Price
$27,016

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Toyota Prius
Four
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,255
8 listings nationwide

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2018 Nissan Leaf
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,754
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Toyota Prius
Four
George Kennedy Preview:

Since its first generation in the late 1990s, the Toyota Prius has gone from a vehicular novelty to becoming ubiquitous on the open road. These hybrids have become an icon and the stan...

2018 Nissan Leaf
S
William Maley Preview:

The Nissan Leaf is one of the best-selling electric vehicles (EVs) in the world, with almost 300,000 models sold since its launch back in 2010. But during this time, it has become over...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Toyota Prius
Four
writes:
Diff in trim from P3 to P4 primarily is the 11.6 inch screen in the P4, which is SO MUCH BETTER.
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Toyota Prius Three worse.
"Best car on the market... what other car out there gives you comfort, safety, the latest technology, and all the bells and whistles of any luxury car out there, WITH 65-75 AVE. MPG AND A FLAWLESS RELIABILITY RECORD?"
writes:
Diff in trim from P3 to P4 primarily is the 11.6 inch screen in the P4, which is SO MUCH BETTER.
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Toyota Prius Three worse.
"Best car on the market... what other car out there gives you comfort, safety, the latest technology, and all the bells and whistles of any luxury car out there, WITH 65-75 AVE. MPG AND A FLAWLESS RELIABILITY RECORD?"
2018 Nissan Leaf
S
25
writes:
Great improvement in style and features compared to Leaf 1, especially the 150+ mile range which can work for ...
Power Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT FWD worse.
"It seemed like Leaf 2 was more powerful, but may not actually be so as the pick up on the Spark EV seemed quicker. Maybe an illusion due to larger size."
Family Car Ranked 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT FWD worse.
"Larger overall size, interior and luggage space as well. More comfortable to enter and exit plus room for 3 or 2 plus child seat in the rear."

Specs

2018 Toyota Prius
Four
2018 Nissan Leaf
S
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 1-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
54 MPG
125 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
50 MPG
100 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.3 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Electric
Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Compression Ratio
13:1
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Displacement
1,800 cc
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Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 2 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 33.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 27.4 cu ft 23.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 176.4 in
Width 69.3 in 70.5 in
Height 58.1 in 61.4 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2018 Toyota Prius
Four

Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blue Crush Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Hypersonic Red
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Sea Glass Pearl
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Appearance Package
  • Protection Package
  • Advanced Technology Package
  • Premium Convenience Package
  • Prius Four/Four Touring Safety Plus Package
  • Wheels: 15" 10-Spoke Alloy
2018 Nissan Leaf
S

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Silver
  • Deep Blue Pearl
  • Glacier White
  • Gun Metallic
  • Super Black

Option Packages

  • [F01] S Charge Package

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