Toyota Prius

2014-2015 Toyota Entune Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 19, 2016


CARS.COM The problem: In vehicles with the Entune audio system, Bluetooth may sometimes disconnect from Android phones, or from the iPhone 4 when connected via USB. The radio may reboot when multiple functions are being used at the same time,… Read More

2014-2015 Toyota Entune Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 19, 2016

CARS.COM The problem: In vehicles with the Entune audio system, Bluetooth may sometimes disconnect from Android phones, or from the iPhone 4 when connected via USB. The radio may reboot when multiple functions are being used at the same time,… Read More

These Budget-Friendly Sedans Offer Alternatives to Toyota Prius

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Lower gas prices and a shift in market tastes have contributed to a decline in hybrid vehicle interest, with sales down about 20 percent from the year ago period, according to Autodata Corp. But another factor is at… Read More

2006-2009 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, Prius Brake Fluid Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 1, 2016

The problem: The brake, antilock braking system and/or TRAC warning lights may illuminate on the dash. This may be due to a small internal brake fluid leak in the brake actuator. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid… Read More

Recall Alert: 2010-2012 Toyota Prius; 2010, 2012 Prius Plug-In; 2011-2012 Lexus CT 200h

By Matt Schmitz on June 29, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 482,000 model-year 2010-12 Toyota Prius hybrids, model-year 2010 and 2012 Prius Plug-In hybrids, and model-year 2011-12 Lexus CT 200h hybrids The Problem: The affected vehicles are equipped with curtain shield airbags in the driver-and passenger-side roof… Read More

Recall Alert: 8,000 Toyota Hybrids, Minivans, Pickup Trucks, Sedans, SUVs, Wagons

By Tom Torbjornsen on June 13, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,000 model-year 2005-11 Toyota 4Runner, Highlander and Sequoia SUVs and Sienna minivans; 2005-10 Avalon sedans and Tundra pickup trucks; 2006-08 Camry Solara sedans; 2006-11 RAV4 SUVs and Tacoma pickups; 2007-10 FJ Cruiser SUVs; 2009-10 Venza wagons;… Read More

New-Car Deals: June 2016

By Kelsey Mays on June 9, 2016

CARS.COM — New-car sales took something of a bath in May, and June brings plenty of deals. Our survey of customer incentives found deals on a range of body styles: sedans, hybrids, SUVs and even a sports car. Related: Top… Read More

2016 Toyota Prius: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on May 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Along with eye-popping new styling and increased fuel economy, the 2016 Toyota Prius got wider and longer for its model-year 2016 redesign. Although front legroom and cargo room are up this year, rear legroom is down by almost… Read More

How Japan's Earthquakes Could Disrupt U.S. New-Car Availability

By Kelsey Mays on April 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Recent earthquakes in southern Japan have killed dozens and left more than 1,000 injured; they've also hampered automotive production in the country. Toyota says it will conduct "at least a partial suspension" of operations at a number of… Read More

2016 Toyota Prius Earns Five-Star Safety Rating

By Jennifer Geiger on April 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota's popular hybrid was redesigned for 2016; along with its wild exterior styling, the new Prius also gets better safety ratings than the outgoing model. The 2016 Prius earned five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,… Read More

2016 Toyota Prius Photo Gallery

By Jennifer Geiger on April 8, 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota's wedgy hybrid always has had a distinctive style; for 2016 the Prius is redesigned with a striking new look. The 2016 Prius is wider, lower and a couple inches longer than its predecessor; it adopts cues from… Read More