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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
$27,560
1,156 listings nationwide

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2018 Toyota Prius Prime
Advanced
MSRP
$33,300
Invoice
$31,968
Average Price Paid
$31,751
663 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
$28,388
Good Price
$26,881
Great Price
$26,019
2018 Toyota Prius Prime
Advanced
Fair Price
$32,306
Good Price
$31,316
Great Price
$30,750

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Toyota Prius
Four
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,201
15 listings nationwide

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2018 Toyota Prius Prime
Advanced
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,561
11 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 Toyota Prius Prime
Advanced
George Kennedy Preview:

The Toyota Prius has become an icon of environmentally conscious motoring. This standard bearer of green driving became so popular that it spawned its own sub-brand, including the rang...

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 Toyota Prius Prime
Advanced
15
writes:
Long term and great car to own
writes:
The Prius Prime is amazing. MPG is unreal. easy to use and drive.

Specs

2018 Toyota Prius
Four
2018 Toyota Prius Prime
Advanced
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
54 MPG
55 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
50 MPG
53 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.3 gal 11.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Gasoline
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
13:1
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 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 --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 43.2 in
Back Legroom 33.4 in 33.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 27.4 cu ft 19.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs 670 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 182.9 in
Width 69.3 in 69.3 in
Height 58.1 in 57.9 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 Toyota Prius Prime
Advanced

Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blue Magnetism
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Hypersonic Red
  • Magnetic Gray Silver
  • Special Color
  • Super White
  • Titanium Glow

Option Packages

  • Wheels: 15" 10-Spoke Alloy

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