This family-friendly 4-door hatchback is America's best-selling hybrid. Now in its fourth generation, the 2018 Toyota Prius has a well-earned reputation for safety and reliability, plus it continues to achieve industry-leading fuel economy. The 2018 Prius is powered by an internal-combustion engine combined with an electric motor and it delivers over 50 mpg. It also offers futuristic styling and room for five. Prices start around $24,000.
You'll Like The 2018 Toyota Prius If...
If you're looking for an affordable family-friendly hybrid with industry-leading fuel economy and the highest safety ratings, you'll like the 2018 Toyota Prius. The 4-door hatchback also has a golden reputation for reliability as well as high resale value, plus it enjoys one of the lowest 5-year cost-to-own ratings in the industry.
You May Not Like The 2018 Toyota Prius If...
Although popular, the futuristic face of the 2018 Toyota Prius isn't for everyone. More subdued design is offered by the Kia Niro, Hyundai Ioniq and Chevy Volt. Although more fuel efficient, the new Prius is also down on power compared to the Ford C-Max Hybrid, which also offers more rear-seat space.
My Prius Prime is a plug-in hybrid. When travelling less than 30 miles a day and charging overnight, it will get over 500 mpg. The heads up display is great for keeping track of speed and I also have it set to show cruise control speed and lane departure images. The many sensors are great for: backing up cross traffic and pedestrian warning, proximity warning when turning into and backing out of parking spaces, maintaining distance when using cruise control, turning headlights on/off, turning wipers on/off, etc. The large (11 inch) display is great for GPS display and showing available options to set. Charging the battery is easy to do.
I like the light on the side view mirror. Detects cars in your blind spot.
I save a lot of money on gas. I drive more than 100 miles per day. It used to cost me a lot with my older car. I like the ease of the steering wheel. My other car was a kind of hard to maneuver. I also
Like the fact that it is small, which allows me to fit in smaller parking spaces. The seat is a little uncomfortable. I do not feel it that much when it is a short distance though.
Easy to drive, great gas mileage, high resale value and trouble free.
I have had the 2018 Prius for 5 months and have driven 7000+ miles. I took a trip Labor Day weekend from Florida to NY and the traffic was extremely heavy. The car performed beautifully. I traded in a 2010 Prius with 90,000 miles so I can say with confidence that the 2018 Prius is terrific. Mileage is better. Safety features are outstanding. The ride is terrific.
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