2013 Toyota Prius c Reviews, Ratings & Specs

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Color:  Classic Silver Metallic
Kelley Blue Book Value®
$8,445 - $12,465
Used Fair Purchase Price Range
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MPG (up to)
53 City / 46 HWY
Horsepower
73
Seats
5

How 2013 Toyota Prius c Ranks In Its Class

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.9 Overall Score
Performance 3.4Comfort 3.4Styling 3.9Value 3.9

Editor's Overview

The Prius C is the smallest model in Toyota's family of hybrid vehicles. With a combined 50 mpg and starting price under $20,000, this 5-passenger hatchback boasts high fuel economy and high value. Add in stylish looks, easy driving manners and smartphone-enhanced technology, and the Prius C's appeal should extend beyond just fuel misers and younger drivers.

Toyota Prius c Models & Trims

chevronDown icon One $9,641 - $11,942
Horsepower: 73 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Electric I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 (in.) - Aluminum
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close icon Sun Roof
close icon Back-Up Camera
close icon Premium Audio
close icon Smart Device Integration
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close icon Keyless Start
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close icon Blind Spot Monitor
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chevronDown icon Two $8,445 - $10,450
Horsepower: 73 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Electric I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 (in.) - Aluminum
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chevronDown icon Three $9,891 - $12,228
Horsepower: 73 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Electric I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15 (in.) - Aluminum
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close icon Premium Audio
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close icon Keyless Start
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close icon Blind Spot Monitor
close icon Cross-Traffic Alert
close icon Lane Departure Warning
chevronDown icon Four $10,064 - $12,465
Horsepower: 73 hp
Engine Type: Gas/Electric I4
Standard Seating: N/A
Standard Wheels: 15, 16 (in.) - Aluminum
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close icon Blind Spot Monitor
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Owner Reviews

4.69
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Buy the money saving Prius!

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I absolutely love my Prius. The reliability is unbeatable. It is fuel consumption is phenomenal, I can drive from pa to FL on less than two tanks of gas. Toyota contoured the back of the front seats to provide maximum legroom for backseat passengers. It handles great, is easy on maintenance and can haul much more than you'd expect. If you are thinking about a Prius, go for it!

Tina K
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Comfortable car to enjoy and save money while using it!!

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My Toyota is a hybrid vehicle. It's very good on gas. For a small car it has a lot of space. I moved cross country after I bought it and it did great and my cat and I were very comfortable in this car. No complaints about the car...but unfortunately it has been vandalized at times but that is no reflection on the car or the car company.

Debbie M
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My favorite thing about it is the color, it is a beautiful sky blue.

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It is fun to drive and it's actually comfortable to drive as a petite person. I love that it's eco friendly and better for the environment. It has proven to be very reliable over the past 5 years, I love the colors that are offered. The only thing it is missing is the backup rear view camera. I really wish mine had that.

Sarah E
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Compare Models & Key Features

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Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$9,641 - $11,942
$8,445 - $10,450

Horsepower

Horsepower
73 (hp)
73 (hp)

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L DOHC 16, Hybrid system
1.5L DOHC 16, Hybrid system
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Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

HeadsUp Display

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
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Not Available
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Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
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Standard
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Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
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Standard
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Standard

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
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Not Available
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Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
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Standard
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Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
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Standard
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Standard

Privacy Glass

Premium Sound System

Driver Restriction Features

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering
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Standard
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Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 (in.)
41.7 (in.)

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 (in.)
38.6 (in.)

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
50.8 (in.)
50.8 (in.)

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 (in.)
37 (in.)

Trunk Volume

Cargo Volume

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
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Standard
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MP3 Player

MP3 Player
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Standard
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Entertainment System

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
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Standard
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Standard

CD Player

CD Player
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Standard
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Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control
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Standard
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Standard

AC

Dual Zone

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Cell PhoneHookup

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Rear Seats

Seat Memory

3rd Row Seating

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
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Standard
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Seat Massage

Driver Lumbar

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Accessories

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Steel
Steel

Power Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Bed Liner

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
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Standard
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Running Boards

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P175/65R15
P175/65R15

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.4 (in.)
100.4 (in.)

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
31.4 (ft.)
31.4 (ft.)

Length

Length
157.3 (in.)
157.3 (in.)

Width

Width
66.7 (in.)
66.7 (in.)
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Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2500 (.lbs)
2500 (.lbs)

Horsepower

Horsepower
73 (hp)
73 (hp)

Torque

Torque
82 (ft. lbs.)
82 (ft. lbs.)

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Weight

Trailer Hitch Receiver

Gas Electric Hybrid

Gas Electric Hybrid
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Standard
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Standard

FlexFuel Electric Hybrid

PlugIn Electric Gas

PlugIn Electric FlexFuel

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
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Standard
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Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
9.5 (gal.)
9.5 (gal.)

Combined

Combined
50 (mpg)
50 (mpg)

City

City
53 (mpg)
53 (mpg)

Highway

Highway
46 (mpg)
46 (mpg)

Suspension

Active Suspension

Air Suspension

Stance Suspension

Transmission

Manual Mode

Overdrive

CTV Transmission

CTV Transmission
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Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
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Standard
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Standard

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
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Standard
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Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System
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Standard
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Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks
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Standard
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Stability Control

Stability Control
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Traction Control

Traction Control
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Standard
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HID Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlinghts

Rear Parking Sensors

Adaptive Cruise Control

Night Vision

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
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Standard
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Blind Spot Monitor

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Departure Warning

Cross Traffic Alert

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
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Standard
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Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
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Standard
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Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor
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Standard
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Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag
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Standard
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Seatbelt Airbag

Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides consumers with information about crash protection and rollover safety.

Overall
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit group which conducts safety testing beyond federal regulations. "Good" is the highest rating.

Moderate Overlap Front
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Good
A
Acceptable
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Marginal
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Poor

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) & brake assist
  • Traction control (TRAC) *
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • Enhanced vehicle stability control *
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Front/rear energy-absorbing crumple zones
  • Driver/front passenger advanced airbags w/occupant classification sensor
  • Front seat-mounted side airbags
  • Front & rear side curtain airbags
  • Driver knee airbag
  • 3-point seatbelts w/front pretensioners & force limiters
  • Adjustable front seatbelt shoulder anchors
  • Three-point seatbelts in all seating positions
  • Automatic locking retractors (ALR/ELR) on all passenger seatbelts
  • LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system for outboard rear seats
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Direct tire pressure monitoring system
  • Energy absorbing collapsible steering column

* Optional Safety Feature

Long-Term Reliability

Reliability results are currently not available.

Safety Recalls (0)

This vehicle has no recalls.

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