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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 Prius Prime
LE FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

With the 2021 Prius Prime, Toyota does what Toyota does best—packaging. The car comes with a good list of standard equipment and features while maintaining the range and efficiency qua...

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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 5
  • Performance 5
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

Specs

2021 Toyota Prius
2020 Edition FWD
2021 Toyota Prius Prime
LE FWD
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 11.4 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
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
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 --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 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 840 lbs
Exterior
Length 180 in 182.9 in
Width 69.3 in 69.3 in
Height 57.9 in 57.9 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 Prius Prime
LE FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Magnetism
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Special Color
  • Supersonic Red
  • Titanium Glow
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
  • Wheels: 15" 10-Spoke Alloy (TMS)

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