2006 Toyota Prius Reviews & Specs
Toyota Prius Models & Trims
- Bluetooth (Optional)
- Navigation System (Optional)
- Heated Seats
- Back-Up Camera (Optional)
- Premium Audio (Optional)
- Smart Device Integration
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Keyless Start
- Keyless Entry
- Automated Emergency Braking
- Blind Spot Monitor
- Cross-Traffic Alert
- Lane Departure Warning
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Crash Test Results: Front, Side & Rollover
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- Moderate Overlap Front G
- Side G
- Roof Strength N/A
- Driver-side Overlap Front N/A
- 4-wheel anti-lock braking system *
- Driver/front passenger advanced airbags
- 3-point seatbelts w/front pretensioners & force limiters
- Adjustable front seatbelt shoulder anchors
- Driver & front passenger seatbelt warning sensor
- Rear seat Child Restraint System/lower anchor points & top tether anchors
- Child protector rear door locks
- Traction control *
- Side-impact door beams
- Front/rear energy absorbing crumple zones
- Internal trunk release handle
J.D. Power Ratings
Powertrain Quality ?
Body & Interior Design ?
Safety Recalls (4)
Steering > Electric Power Assist System May 30, 2006Report Receipt Date:May 30, 2006NHTSA Campaign:06V188000Summary:THE INTERMEDIATE SHAFT AND SLIDING YOKE IN THE ELECTRIC POWER STEERING SYSTEM CAN CRACK WHEN LARGE FORCES ARE APPLIED AND THE CONNECTION MAY SEPARATE OR THE SLEEVE MAY FRACTURE.Consequence:THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.Remedy:TOYOTA WILL REPLACE THE STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT AND INSPECT THE SLIDING YOKE AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
Equipment Feb 3, 2010Report Receipt Date:Feb 3, 2010NHTSA Campaign:10V036000Summary:SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.Consequence:A DRIVER MAY OVERLOAD A VEHICLE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.Remedy:DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.
Steering Nov 14, 2012Report Receipt Date:Nov 14, 2012NHTSA Campaign:12V537000Summary:Toyota is recalling certain model year 2004-2009 Prius vehicles manufactured August 5, 2003, through March 30, 2009. The affected vehicles have a steering intermediate extension shaft assembly built with metal splines that complete the connection from the steering wheel to the steering gear. These splines may have been manufactured with an insufficient hardness.Consequence:Over time, the splines may wear and eventually fail resulting in a loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.Remedy:Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the extension shaft and replace it if it is one with insufficient hardness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2012. Owners may contact their Toyota dealer or the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-800-331-4331.
Engine And Engine Cooling Nov 14, 2012Report Receipt Date:Nov 14, 2012NHTSA Campaign:12V536000Summary:Toyota is recalling certain model year 2004-2009 Prius vehicles manufactured August 6, 2003, through March 30, 2009 and FCHV-adv vehicles manufactured December 12, 2008, through September 13, 2011. During manufacturing, a scratch may have occurred inside of the electrically driven water pump at the coil wire. The coil wire may corrode at the scratched portion.Consequence:The corroded coil wire may break and the water pump could stop. The corroded coil wire could cause a short circuit between coil wires and a possible open fuse, creating a stall-like condition of the hybrid system while the vehicle is being driven. This may increase the risk of a vehicle crash.Remedy:Toyota will notify its owners, and dealers will replace the electric water pump, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact their Toyota dealer or the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-800-331-4331.