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2017 Toyota Prius vs. 2016 Nissan 370Z Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Nissan 370Z, the Toyota Prius may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Toyota Prius will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Nissan 370Z, 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). Based on MSRP, the Toyota Prius is clearly a better financial choice over the Nissan 370Z. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Prius and the Nissan 370Z have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Prius is much slimmer than the Nissan 370Z, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Toyota Prius, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Nissan 370Z.

Drivetrain
The Toyota Prius has much less torque than the Nissan 370Z, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Toyota Prius has about the same turning radius as the Nissan 370Z, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Prius is significantly less powerful than the Nissan 370Z. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Toyota Prius more than the Nissan 370Z, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Toyota Prius will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Nissan 370Z.

Warranty
The Toyota Prius comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan 370Z.

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2017 Toyota
Prius

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MSRP*: $24,685 - $30,015

2016 Nissan
370Z

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MSRP*: $29,990 - $45,490
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Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 54 - 58
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
18
Highway MPG: 50 - 53 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 2 - 2
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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**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $23,204 - $27,941 $28,632 - $43,404

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.