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2016 Toyota Prius vs. 2016 Toyota Prius c Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
With the Toyota Prius you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Toyota Prius c, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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 Toyota Prius is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Prius c. 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 Toyota Prius c have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Prius is much wider than the Toyota Prius c, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. 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 Toyota Prius c.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Toyota Prius transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius c.

Handling
The Toyota Prius has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius c, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Prius is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Prius c.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Toyota Prius and the Toyota Prius c. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Toyota Prius will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota Prius c.

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

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2016 Toyota
Prius

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MSRP*: $24,200 - $30,000

2016 Toyota
Prius c

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MSRP*: $19,560 - $24,495
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $1,000 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 54 - 58
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
53
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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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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**** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $22,748 - $27,927 $18,582 - $22,802

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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