Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius than the Scion FR-S, 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 Scion FR-S.
With the Toyota Prius you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Scion FR-S, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Scion FR-S will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. In this case, the Scion FR-S will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Prius.
The Scion FR-S is a little wider than the Toyota Prius, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. If you go with the Scion FR-S, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Prius.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Scion FR-S does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius.
The Scion FR-S 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 Scion FR-S 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 Scion FR-S has less seating than the Toyota Prius, making the Toyota Prius the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.
The Scion FR-S comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius.
Compare the 2014 Scion FR-S and the 2014 Toyota Prius.
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MSRP*: $24,200 - $30,005
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $250|
|Low APR Loan:||--||As low as 0.00%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 2.04%|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$23,465||$22,748 - $27,930|
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