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2017 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2016 Toyota Prius Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Volt offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Toyota Prius with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Toyota Prius will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Volt.

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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Toyota Prius, which has a much lower MSRP. 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
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Volt and the Toyota Prius do an equal job of transmitting their engine's power to their wheels.

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 is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Prius.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Volt and the Toyota Prius.

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

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2017 Chevrolet
Volt

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MSRP*: $33,220 - $37,570

2016 Toyota
Prius

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MSRP*: $24,200 - $30,000
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.44% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: -- 54 - 58
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: -- 50 - 53
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $31,891 - $36,067 $22,748 - $27,927

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.