2018 Toyota Prius

The 2018 Toyota Prius is a mainstream mid-size four-door hatchback equipped with a hybrid powertrain. Famous for delivering excellent fuel mileage, the Prius is also a practical and comfortable car. Prices start from an MSRP of $23,475. For a more mainstream design and larger interior, check out the Toyota Camry Hybrid.

Pros: Excellent Fuel Economy, Roomy Cabin

Cons: Ungainly Styling, Road Noise, Leisurely Acceleration

Looks Best In: Sea Glass exterior/Harvest Beige interior


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Competition: Honda Insight, Hyundai Ionic, Chevrolet Volt

Safety Score: The 2018 Toyota Prius was awarded the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick distinction.

Summary: Best suited to short urban trips, the Prius can become tiresome as a long-distance cruiser with its narrow tires, loud cabin and weak acceleration.

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