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Toyota Prius

9 Fine Choices for Used-Car Shoppers

By Kelsey Mays on October 18, 2018

That new-car smell doesn't come cheap: The average new vehicle transacts for about $32,000, per J.D. Power and Associates. That's about half the median U.S. household income these days, ... Read More
2010-2014 Toyota Prius, Prius v: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on October 5, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 807,000 model-year 2010-14 Toyota Prius hybrids and model-year 2012-14 Prius v hybrids The Problem: The car may not enter a fail-safe driving mode as intende... Read More
Recall Recap: The 5 Biggest Recalls in September

By Patrick Masterson on October 1, 2018

Nobody likes when things don't work the way they're supposed to, especially when it's the two-ton hunk of car parts sitting in your driveway. That's why, when a problem becomes a... Read More
2016-2018 Toyota Prius: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on September 5, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 192,000 model-year 2016-18 Toyota Prius hybrid hatchbacks The Problem: A portion of the engine wire harness could contact the cover at the connection to the ... Read More
2018 Kia Niro Burns Toyota Prius in IIHS Crash Tests (Well, Sorta)

By Fred Meier on June 18, 2018

Getting high fuel economy in a small hatchback doesn't mean you have to give up safety. The 2018 Kia Niro hybrid small wagon — with key extra-cost equipment — has earned top scor... Read More
What's the Difference Between a Hybrid and a Plug-In Hybrid?

By Jim Travers on May 23, 2018

The difference between a plug-in hybrid vehicle and a conventional hybrid is quite simple: The former can be connected to an outside electrical source for charging its battery, and the latter hy... Read More
2018 Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid: Real-World Fuel Economy

By Aaron Bragman on April 6, 2018

Hyundai's Ioniq popped onto the scene to challenge the Toyota Prius right at a time when people began losing interest in cars versus crossovers, and hybrids in general. When it goes fender-t... Read More
Eat Your Heart Out, Sammy Hagar: 2019 Honda Insight Can Drive 55 ... MPG

By Fred Meier on March 27, 2018

The 2019 Honda Insight Competes with: Toyota Prius, full stop. Don't all hybrid sedans? Looks like: A Civic for folks with less attitude and more money Drivetrain: Gasoline-electric ... Read More
2018 Atlanta Auto Show: 5 Things You Can't Miss

By Natalie Hayes on March 20, 2018

Call it "ATL" or "the A," but when in America's ninth-largest metropolitan area, those who dare to utter the word "Hotlanta" should be prepared for dirty looks ... Read More
2016 Toyota Prius, Lexus RX and 2015-2016 Lexus NX: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on February 1, 2018

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 49,000 model-year 2016 Toyota Prius hybrids and Lexus RX SUVs, and model-year 2015-16 Lexus NX SUVs The Problem: An open circuit in the airbag s... Read More
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