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2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in vs. 2014 Scion FR-S Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius Plug-in than the Scion FR-S. The Toyota Prius Plug-in will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Scion FR-S.

Convenience
With the Toyota Prius Plug-in you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Scion FR-S, 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 Plug-in is somewhat more expensive than the Scion FR-S. 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 Plug-in will cost more in transportation costs than the Scion FR-S.

Dimensions
The Toyota Prius Plug-in is a little narrower than the Scion FR-S, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Toyota Prius Plug-in, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Scion FR-S.

Drivetrain
The Toyota Prius Plug-in has much less torque than the Scion FR-S, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Toyota Prius Plug-in has a smaller turning radius than the Scion FR-S, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Prius Plug-in is significantly less powerful than the Scion FR-S. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Toyota Prius Plug-in offers greater seating capacity than the Scion FR-S, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The Toyota Prius Plug-in comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Scion FR-S.

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2014 Toyota
Prius Plug-in

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MSRP*: $29,990 - $34,905
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2014 Scion
FR-S

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MSRP*: $24,700 - $27,400
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $4,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% --
City MPG: 51 22
Highway MPG: 49 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $28,791 - $33,509 $23,465 - $26,030

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