2012-2019
2012 Redesign Year
The Prius C is an affordable, smaller alternative for those who want a Prius hybrid for a little less money. But its harsh ride, noisy engine and cabin, and slow acceleration make it feel more like an econobox than a sophisticated hybrid.
It gets very good city fuel economy, 37 mpg, but its overall 43 mpg falls 1 mpg short of the larger 2010-2015 Prius. The interior is full of cheap-looking materials, the driving position and rear seats are cramped, and there's not much cargo space. At least the C's tiny dimensions and easy parking make it a natural for urban driving. Forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking became standard for 2017.
$17,900 - $18,900
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$15,450 - $17,950
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$13,650 - $16,100
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$12,625 - $13,550
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$11,400
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$9,250
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$8,075
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$6,975
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