Toyota Prius vs Toyota Corolla Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
MSRP
$29,875
Invoice
$27,811
Average Price Paid
$28,789
154 listings nationwide

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2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$20,025
Invoice
$18,923
Average Price Paid
$18,368
45 listings nationwide

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

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
Fair Price
$29,410
Good Price
$27,866
Great Price
$26,982
2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Fair Price
$19,306
Good Price
$17,337
Great Price
$16,211

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

To many people, cars are appliances made to serve a function. These consumers own a car because they need to get from where they are to where they’re going, and with a minimum of hassl...

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Everybody knows somebody who owns or has owned a Toyota Corolla. Thanks to a deserved reputation for affordability, reliability, and efficiency, the Corolla is what comes to mind when ...

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  • Look and Feel 5
  • Performance 5
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 4
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 9
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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

Specs

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
54 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
50 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.3 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Gasoline
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10.7:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
3.17 in x 3.48 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Rear Side Airbags -- Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 42 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 34.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 27.4 cu ft 13.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 180 in 182.3 in
Width 69.3 in 70.1 in
Height 57.9 in 56.5 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Special Color
  • Supersonic Red
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)

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