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2020 Toyota 86 vs. 2021 Toyota Prius Review

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$27,060 to $30,190
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$24,525 to $32,650
Invoice* $25,707 to $28,681 $23,054 to $30,395
MPG - City 21 51 - 58
MPG - Hwy 28 47 - 53
Engine(s) Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 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

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Toyota Prius than the Toyota 86, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Toyota Prius will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota 86.

With the Toyota Prius you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Toyota 86, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 86 is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Prius. 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 Toyota 86 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Prius.

The Toyota 86 is about the same width as the Toyota Prius. If you go with the Toyota 86, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Prius.

Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Toyota 86 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius.

The Toyota 86 has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Prius, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota 86 has a much more powerful engine than the Toyota Prius. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

The Toyota 86 has less seating than the Toyota Prius, making the Toyota Prius the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Toyota 86 has significantly less cargo room than the Toyota Prius, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

The Toyota 86 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Prius.