Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius than the BMW 128, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota Prius will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW 128.
With the Toyota Prius you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the BMW 128, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 128 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Prius. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW 128 is much higher than that for the Toyota Prius.
The BMW 128 is about the same width as the Toyota Prius. The BMW 128 is slightly shorter than the Toyota Prius, which may make it easier to park.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 128 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius.
The BMW 128 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 128 has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
The BMW 128 has less seating than the Toyota Prius, making the Toyota Prius the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 128 than that of the Toyota Prius.
Compare the 2013 BMW 128 and the 2014 Toyota Prius.
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MSRP*: $24,200 - $30,005
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 2.99%||--|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$28,980||$22,748 - $27,930|
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