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2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid vs. 2014 Toyota Prius v Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid than in the Toyota Prius v, due to the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota Prius v.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid as you will with the Toyota Prius v, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid 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 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid and the Toyota Prius v have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid is about the same width as the Toyota Prius v. The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Toyota Prius v, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius v.

Handling
The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Prius v, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid 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
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid and the Toyota Prius v. The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid has significantly less cargo room than the Toyota Prius v, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius v.

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2014 Subaru
XV Crosstrek Hybrid

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MSRP*: $25,995 - $29,295

2014 Toyota
Prius v

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MSRP*: $26,750 - $30,395
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City MPG: 29 44
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 33 --
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $24,735 - $27,804 $24,902 - $28,295

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