Toyota Prius C News

  • 2018 Toyota Prius c

    The most affordable hybrid on the market just got a little less so. The 2019 Toyota Prius C will cost $900 more, with a sticker of $22,450, including destination, based on a recent official price list released by Toyota and shared by our partners at CarsDirect. Toyota has replaced its traditional Prius trim lines—One, Two, Three, and Four—with trims more akin to the rest of its product lineup. In the process, it has cut the Prius C down to just two trim levels, the L and LE. The new base-trim L is equipped a lot like the former Prius C Two, with cruise control and a split-folding...

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    Toyota Prius hybrid sales have tanked: here are 4 reasons why

    The Toyota Prius hybrid has been its maker's "halo car" and an example of its most advanced technology for two decades. Launched from an early-1990s project to halve the fuel consumption of a small car, its hybrid-electric powertrain pioneered mass electrification of passenger cars. But the sales...

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    Geek Squad switches to Toyota Prius C hybrids from VW Beetles

    Best Buy's Geek Squad will replace its Volkswagen Beetles with Toyota Prius C hybrids.

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    Toyota Prius Family May Shrink As Low Gas Prices Dim Allure

    Toyota may cut the number of Prius models, but will keep the plug-in hybrid.

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    Cheap & Thrifty: Toyota Prius C Vs Mitsubishi Mirage Compared

    A 2014 Toyota Prius C owner test drives a 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage.

  • 2015 Toyota Prius C IIHS small-overlap front crash test
    Latest Toyota Prius C Dubbed IIHS Top Safety Pick After Updates

    The 2015 Toyota Prius C gets a higher IIHS crash-test rating after safety modifications.

  • 2015 Toyota Prius C

    There was a time when hybrid vehicles were expensive to buy, and the choice of vehicle type was limited. The 2015 Toyota Prius C is evidence that the options have expanded. With a starting price of $20,635 (including a mandatory $825 delivery charge), Toyota's hybrid subcompact is relatively affordable, yet offers combined economy of 50 mpg. It's also capable of 50 mpg combined (53 mpg city, 46 mpg highway), according to official EPA ratings, making it one of the most efficient cars on sale without a plug. The Prius C gets its power from a 1.5-liter Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine, similar to...

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    Why Toyota’s Scion Brand Isn’t Planning A Hybrid Or Electric Car Anytime Soon

    Toyota’s Scion small-car brand has been called a laboratory; and it seems like the perfect testbed for new plug-in hybrid or full electric-car products. Yet you won’t see any of those from the brand—not even hybrids—in the lineup anytime soon. The reason why is that the...

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    Toyota Prius Range Gets Bigger Discounts In CA, Prius C Especially

    Toyota offers big discounts on the entire Prius hybrid range in California.

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    Toyota Prius Hybrid: Ultimate Guide To 50-MPG Mid-Size Hatchback

    Toyota's Prius hybrid has undoubtedly done more to raise awareness of green vehicles and improving fuel efficiency than any other single model on sale today. First launched in the U.S. in 1999 and styled by a design team in California, the Prius name has since been applied to two further...

  • Toyota Aqua Cross Concept (Prius C) at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show
    Toyota Prius C Concepts: Tokyo Motor Show Photo Gallery

    The car we know as the Toyota Prius C, the smallest and least expensive member of the Prius hybrid family, has a different name in Japan: Aqua. And the Aqua has been a roaring sales success in Japan, which led Toyota to produce no fewer than four Aqua concept cars showing additional models and trim...

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    Toyota Prius C Hybrid To Get Convertible Model In Japan?

    From the current Toyota lineup, the Prius C compact hybrid probably wouldn't be your first choice for turning into a sports car. Toyota itself might disagree though, and will display just such a vehicle at the upcoming 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. It's called the Aqua Air, and as you might know already...

  • 2013 Toyota Prius liftback

    Years ago, tourism officials in the Lone Star State adopted the saying, "Texas: It's Like A Whole Other Country". There's some truth to that, but the slogan might be most appropriate for California. Like Texas, California, is home to a diverse array of cultures and a wide range of environments, both man-made and natural. But unlike Texas -- and nearly everywhere else in the U.S. -- California is truly, madly, deeply in love with the Toyota Prius. That's not to say that the Prius family is hated in other parts of the country, but it doesn't sit at the top of the sales charts, either. That...

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    ACEEE Announces Greenest Cars Of The Year

    The American Council for Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has announced its 'Greenest' and 'Meanest' vehicles of the year. Each year vehicles are given environmental scores based on fuel efficiency and emissions standards, as well as new measurements for estimating the environmental impact beyond...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius C, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012
    Toyota Announces 2013 Pricing For Prius C, Camry Hybrid

    Toyota has revealed pricing details for a large selection of its 2013 model year vehicles. Among pricing for many of its SUVs and trucks, the 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid and 2013 Toyota Prius C see small price increases. The Camry Hybrid now ranges from $26,140 for the LE grade, to $27,670 for XLE...

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    Hybrid Resale-Value Leaders: Toyota Prius C, Ford Fusion Hybrid

    It's good news for many owners of hybrid vehicles, who are not only enjoying great fuel efficiency but could find their vehicles worth more when they come to sell. The Ford Fusion Hybrid, Toyota Prius C and Chevrolet Volt all ranked highest in their respective categories for resale value, in two...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius C, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012
    2012 Toyota Prius C: Real-World Gas Mileage Test

    With the 2012 Toyota Prius hybrid family now comprising four members, the subcompact Prius C hatchback is the one least like its siblings. It's smaller, with a smaller engine and battery, and less cross-section to cause aerodynamic drag. So does it consume less fuel? The EPA rates it at 50 mpg...

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    Toyota Prius Hybrid Family: Which Models Are Most Successful?

    For 12 years, the Toyota Prius hybrid stood alone in the growing lineup of Toyota vehicles. Then, for 2012, the Prius model became a whole family of cars--four of them, in fact. So which of the new Prius family members is doing the best so far, and which kid is lagging and might benefit from some...

  • 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

    Over the past decade, hybrid electric cars have gone from being niche market vehicles for movie stars and green thinkers to everyday vehicles that can save you big money on your gas bill. In fact, with more hybrid cars to choose from than ever before, there’s never a better time to make the switch from a regular gasoline car to a hybrid. But how is a hybrid different from a regular gas car? How do they work, and do you need special skills to drive them? Hybrid Cars: Should You Buy One? The Pros And Cons Different names, similar concepts While there are several different types of hybrid...

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    Graduating From College? Get $1,000 Off A 2012 Toyota Prius C

    As any graduate will tell you, the first few years out of college can be exciting, but financially tough. So for any recently-matriculated graduate, owning a car that gets good gas mileage is an important way to save those precious pennies and get out of debt as fast as possible. Now Toyota wants...

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    Why Prius Buyers Choose C Over Liftback: Price, Ride, Normality

    Toyota’s new 2012 Prius C subcompact launched earlier this year, but it is already winning itself fans among old and new hybrid car drivers alike. Around $5,000 cheaper than the 2012 Prius Liftback, it offers the same 50 mpg combined as its larger sibling, but why are some car buyers choosing...

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    2012 Toyota Prius C: Yes, Your Gas Mileage Will Vary

    Whenever a new car hits the market, there’s always a website somewhere on the Internet keeping track of how real-world gas mileage differs from the EPA’s official quotes. So it’s no surprise that owners of the 2012 Toyota Prius C have started to keep track of the gas mileage of...

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    2012 Toyota Prius C: Buyers Like It, But Not Consumer Reports

    At $19,705 and up, the 2012 Toyota Prius C subcompact is the company's least expensive hybrid. It's also tied with its larger Prius liftback sibling for best gas mileage on the market: 50 mpg combined. And those two qualities seem to be making it a sales hit for Toyota, meaning car buyers seem to...

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    Toyota Prius Becomes World’s Third Best-Selling Car Line

    Green is the new black. At least, when it comes to cars. For just over a decade, those who bought a Toyota Prius hybrid have had to entertain the possibility that the rest of the world would view them as tree-hugging, tofu-eating, hemp-wearing, middle-class hippies In April however, that changed...

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