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Toyota Prius (2017) review: 35 facts and highlights

Toyota Prius (2017)
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Toyota Prius (2017)

Why is Toyota Prius (2017) better than the average?

  • Better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    4.36l/100 kmvs12.33l/100 km
  • Better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    4.7l/100 kmvs8.28l/100 km
  • Greater cargo volume
    ?

    696.6lvs440.44l
  • More headroom (front)
    ?

    1mvs989.43mm
  • Lower coefficient of drag
    ?

    0.24Cdvs0.29Cd
  • Better fuel economy (combined)
    ?

    4.52l/100 kmvs9.84l/100 km
  • Smaller turn radius
    ?

    10.21mvs11.37m
  • Width
    1.76mvs1.89m

General info

1. longer basic warranty (km)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014)

96 561km

60 000km

2. longer basic warranty (years)
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The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Elantra (2014)

5yrs

3yrs

3.Is a hybrid car
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Hybrid cars run on a mixture of petrol (gasoline) and electric power. They offer several benefits over traditional petrol-powered cars. For example they produce less CO2 emissions, and due to their fuel efficiency they are often cheaper to run.

Toyota Prius (2017)
4. longer drivetrain warranty (km)
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The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Chevrolet SS (2014)

160 934km

100 000km

5. smaller turn radius
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The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

Best

Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014)

10m

10.21m

6.Has front-wheel drive
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Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

Toyota Prius (2017)

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Tesla Model S 70 (2016)

894l

696.6l

2. more headroom (front)
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More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Volkswagen Jetta (2014)

1.08m

1m

3.height
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Best

Audi S4 Premium Plus (2014)

1.41m

1.48m

4. shorter length
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Best

Subaru Impreza 5-Door 2.0i (2014)

4.42m

4.54m

5. more headroom (rear)
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More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Volkswagen Jetta (2014)

1.05m

950mm

6. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014)

3.57m

2.7m

Speed

1. lower coefficient of drag
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The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius (2017)

0.24Cd

0.24Cd

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
?

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

1.87l/100 km

4.36l/100 km

2.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Tesla Model S P90D (2016)

967Nm

163Nm

3.Has Stop-Start system
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A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.

Toyota Prius (2017)
4. better fuel economy (highway)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

2.28l/100 km

4.7l/100 km

5. more horsepower
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Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Opel VXR8 GTS (2014)

585hp

121hp

6. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

Toyota Mirai (2017)

122.4l

42.8l

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Toyota Prius (2017)
2.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Toyota Prius (2017)
3.Has smart key as standard
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A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

Toyota Prius (2017)
4.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell (2017)

2

1

5.Has height-adjustable seat belts
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Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.

Toyota Prius (2017)
6. bigger screen size
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A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.

Best

Jaguar XF (2014)

178"

6.1"

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