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2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. 2021 Toyota Prius Review

New 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

2020 Hyundai
Ioniq Hybrid

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New 2021 Toyota Prius

2021 Toyota
Prius

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MSRP*
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$23,200 to $31,200
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$24,525 to $32,650
Invoice* $22,454 to $29,742 $23,054 to $30,395
MPG - City 55 - 57 51 - 58
MPG - Hwy 54 - 59 47 - 53
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid than the Toyota Prius. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and the Toyota Prius in the front seats.

Convenience
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota Prius, 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). Whether you pick the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid or the Toyota Prius, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and the Toyota Prius have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is much wider than the Toyota Prius, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is slightly shorter than the Toyota Prius, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid has about the same turning radius as the Toyota Prius, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and the Toyota Prius.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid than that of the Toyota Prius.