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2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In
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2014 Volkswagen GTI
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Overview

Engine
1.8-liter Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8-liter Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
134 hp @ 5200 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
105 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.2 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
15" x 6"
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6"
18" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65SR15
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P195/65SR15
225/40R18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
50 MPG
25 MPG
City
N/A
21 MPG
Highway
N/A
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
176.4 in
165.8 in
Height
58.7 in
57.8 in
Max Width
68.7 in
70 in
Front Width
60 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
59.8 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.6 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.9 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.1 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.2 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,194 lbs
3,113 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
21.6 ft³
15.3 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Clearwater Blue Metallic
  • Sea Glass Pearl
  • Winter Gray Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Gray, Fabric Seat Material
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles