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Toyota Prius

It's Snowtime for the 2019 Toyota Prius

By Kelsey Mays on November 8, 2018

Winter is coming for the 2019 Toyota Prius, but that probably doesn't mean a Kit Harington edition. Toyota revealed a teaser shot today of a winter-ready variant for its Prius hybrid, s... Read More
Recall Recap: The 5 Biggest Recalls in October

By Patrick Masterson on November 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
Read This if Reliability Ranks High on Your Car-Shopping Checklist

By Kelsey Mays on October 25, 2018

The Lexus GX luxury SUV notched top reliability scores from owner surveys in Consumer Reports' latest annual reliability study, while the Ram 3500 heavy-duty pickup truck ranked worst. The m... Read More
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
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