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2015 Toyota Prius vs. 2014 Toyota Prius c Review

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Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius than the Toyota Prius c. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Toyota Prius and the Toyota Prius c in the front seats.

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 has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius c. 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 Toyota Prius and the Toyota Prius c.

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

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2015 Toyota
Prius

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MSRP*: $24,200 - $30,005

2014 Toyota
Prius c

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MSRP*: $19,080 - $23,360
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.28% --
City MPG: 51
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
53
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 48 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,748 - $27,930 $18,127 - $21,746

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