When Toyota introduced its gasoline/electric hybrid Prius for 2001, the manufacturer became the second automaker to offer a hybrid-powered passenger car, following on the heels of the two-passenger Honda Insight. The current Prius debuted for 2004.
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34 Reviews from Epinions.com
Aug 17, 2007
2007 Toyota Prius - Did Toyota make a mistake?
Pros: Smooth powertrain, gas mileage, all around quality.
Cons: Exterior design, a little more power would be welcomed.
Ugly it is, but it's also one of the best cars on the market for under $30,000. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 8, 2007
An unconventional way to travel
Pros: Well built, unconventional, fuel-efficient, low emission. Addictive to drive, lots of toys!
Cons: Nothing appreciable!
An excellent vehicle to drive, with lots of space, great fuel efficiency, ultra low emissions and very unconventional design and technologies incorporated. Highly recommended. Read More at Epinions.com
May 14, 2007
Pros: way high mpgs, not noisy, supple ride, spacious
Cons: restricted driving position, greeny-geeky stigma
a smart little mammal among dying dinosaurs Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 12, 2007
No buyer's remorse here
Pros: Great mileage, incredibly roomy for compact, cool futuristic console, large GPS touch screen, truly keyless
Cons: No rearview mirror defrost or sunroof options available, onboard GPS more expensive than portable systems
For its class, excellent choice as is comfortable, minimal road noise, the best mileage around, very roomy, and all the little extras you could want Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 28, 2008
Look out Jetsons, Here comes the Prius!
Pros: 50 mpg, audio/temp controls on steering wheel, lots of storage, loaded standard, rear camera
Cons: Rear visibility, dashboard light reflections distracting at nighttime
Awesome car for people who drive a lot and need a low gas station bottom line. Also great for the environment. Fantastic features and extras. What's not to like? Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 17, 2007
Prius - all you expect, and more!
Pros: Environmental footprint, fuel economy, long-leg comfort
Cons: Reverse gear beep, center console
Buy one. The Prius is well built, gets great gas/electric mileage, is comfortable, and is FUN. Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 30, 2008
2007 Toyota prius as seen by unbiased car nut
Pros: FUEL ECONOMY, LOW MAINTENANCE, VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL, RELAXING TO DRIVE IN TRAFFIC
Cons: THE WHOLE CAR LOOKS LIKE A BIKE HELMET
Bottom Line: Need a car that saves gas, needs little attention, and is super reliable? Get a prius. You could literally sell it for more than you paid if you wanted to.
Need a car that saves gas, needs little attention, and is super reliable? Get a prius. You could literally sell it for more than you paid if you wanted to.Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 28, 2007
The versatile, roomy hybrid boasts excellent technology and reliability at a reasonable price
Pros: Build quality, room, interior design, unique styling, and functional technology
Cons: Real world fuel economy lower than advertised
The Prius has a lot to offer. It's a great vehicle for a small family or frequent commute. It offers great safety features, comfortable seats, and excellent fuel economy. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 24, 2007
2007 Toyota Prius
Pros: Best MPG mid size car. Rush hour driving (stop and go or rolling)is free.
Cons: Could use more power when driving up mountains on an interstate at 65/70 MPH
Own one. Same same leg room as today's Camry and has the best gas mileage. Toyota reliability! Future gas is likely to be $7 pg. Hydrogen cars? Bill Gates income? Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 3, 2008
Great way of getting around
Pros: Touch screen, steering, turn radius.
Cons: Price (for college students) and rear view.
Inside is spacious and roomy for a small, hybrid car. Definitely recommend especially if on the market for a hybrid. Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 17, 2007
Hybrids are the Future - Prius Should be Your Future Car
Pros: Fuel efficient, roomy, cheap to insure, modern interior, fuel efficient
Cons: Front seats not very adjustable
A roomy, efficient, and surprisingly affordable car. Hybrids are the future and you should buy one now! Read More at Epinions.com