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2021 Toyota Prius
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$24,525
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2010 Volkswagen New Beetle
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$18,690
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Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 58 MPG
Hwy: 53 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
12 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Hybrid
2.5L Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
95 hp @ 5200 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
105 lb-ft @ 3600 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,010 lbs
2,884 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
56 MPG
23 MPG
City
58 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
53 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.2 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
11.3 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
655.4 miles
290 miles
Cruising Range Highway
598.9 miles
406 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180 in
161.1 in
Height
57.9 in
59 in
Max Width
69.3 in
67.9 in
Front Width
60.2 in
59.4 in
Rear Width
60.6 in
58.8 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
52.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.4 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.4 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53 in
49.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
12 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
27.4 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
15" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
15" x 6.5"
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P195/65SR15
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P195/65SR15
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Electric Storm Blue
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Sea Glass Pearl
  • Super White
  • Supersonic Red
  • Wind Chill Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Moonstone, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cream, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • White, V-Tex leatherette seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Side 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
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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