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  • (4.5) 46 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,269$8,689
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 56
  • Engine: 76-hp, 1.5-liter I-4 (gas hybrid)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 2-speed CVT w/OD
2005 Toyota Prius


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Best car I've ever had

by Jim from San Franciicso Bay area on January 30, 2011

I bought it for economy, but found that it does everything else well. Roomy, quiet, comfortable, fun to drive, and surprisingly peppy. Nearing 100,000 miles with no unscheduled maintenance.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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