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2016 Ford Transit Connect vs. 2016 Toyota Prius v Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Transit Connect than the Toyota Prius v. The Ford Transit Connect will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Prius v.

Convenience
The Toyota Prius v requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Ford Transit Connect, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Transit Connect will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Prius v. 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 Ford Transit Connect is much higher than that for the Toyota Prius v.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Transit Connect is much wider than the Toyota Prius v, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Transit Connect, which is slightly longer than the Toyota Prius v.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Ford Transit Connect does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius v.

Handling
The Ford Transit Connect has a significantly larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius v, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Transit Connect has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius v. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Ford Transit Connect offers greater seating capacity than the Toyota Prius v, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford Transit Connect will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota Prius v.

Warranty
The Ford Transit Connect comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius v.

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2016 Ford
Transit Connect

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MSRP*: $24,825 - $29,300

2016 Toyota
Prius v

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MSRP*: $26,675 - $30,935
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Up to $1,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 19 44
Highway MPG: 27 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $23,708 - $27,982 $24,834 - $28,798

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.