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2014 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2014 Toyota Prius Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius than the Chevrolet Volt, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Volt, drivers may find the Toyota Prius a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Volt you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Prius, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
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 Chevrolet Volt 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 Chevrolet Volt and the Toyota Prius have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Volt is much wider than the Toyota Prius, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Volt takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Prius.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Volt does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius.

Handling
The Chevrolet Volt has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Volt 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.

Utility
The Chevrolet Volt has less seating than the Toyota Prius, making the Toyota Prius the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Volt comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius.

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2014 Chevrolet
Volt

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MSRP*: $34,185
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2014 Toyota
Prius

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MSRP*: $24,200 - $30,005
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Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 101 51
Highway MPG: 93 --
Engine(s): 149-hp, (electric) Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $32,818 $22,748 - $27,930

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