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2022 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. 2022 Toyota Prius Prime Review

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2022 Hyundai
Ioniq Hybrid

MSRP*: $23,600 to $31,600
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2022 Toyota
Prius Prime

MSRP*: $28,770 to $34,550
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MPG - City 54 - 58 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 57 - 60 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 139-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 121-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 139 hp 121 hp
Exterior Length 176.0 in 182.9 in
Exterior Width 71.7 in 69.3 in
Leg Room Front 42.2 in
Rear 35.7 in
Front 43.2 in
Rear 33.4 in
Head Room Front 38.2 - 39.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.2 in

*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 Prime. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, drivers may find the Toyota Prius Prime a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Prius Prime.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is much wider than the Toyota Prius Prime, 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 Prime, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius Prime.

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 Prime.