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2020 Buick Regal Sportback vs. 2020 Toyota Prius Prime Review

New 2020 Buick Regal Sportback

2020 Buick
Regal Sportback

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New 2020 Toyota Prius Prime

2020 Toyota
Prius Prime

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MSRP*
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$25,370 to $39,070
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$27,900 to $33,800
Invoice* $25,345 to $37,663 $26,785 to $32,447
MPG - City 19 - 22 N/A
MPG - Hwy 27 - 32 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

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

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 Buick Regal Sportback is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Prius Prime. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Buick Regal Sportback will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Prius Prime.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Regal Sportback is much wider than the Toyota Prius Prime, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Regal Sportback, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Toyota Prius Prime.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Buick Regal Sportback does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius Prime.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Regal Sportback has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius Prime. 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 Buick Regal Sportback and the Toyota Prius Prime.

Warranty
The Buick Regal Sportback comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius Prime.