Best Bet
  • (4.5) 58 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $3,101–$9,017
  • 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
2006 Toyota Prius

Consumer Reviews

(4.5)

Average based on 58 reviews

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Overall top notch!

by Carguy2020 from Vancouver wa on December 10, 2017

This car is Absolutely amazing. This is my third Prius and I would buy this car over and over again. As a car connoisseur I go through a lot of cars and always seem to end up back with the Prius becau... Read Full Review

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2006 Toyota Prius Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota Prius Base

Head Restraints and Seats
M
Moderate overlap front
G
Side
P

IIHS Ratings

Based on Toyota Prius Base

G Good
A Acceptable
M Marginal
P Poor

Head Restraints and Seats

Dynamic Rating
M
Overall Rear
M
Seat Head/Restraint Geometry
G

Moderate overlap front

Chest
G
Head/Neck
G
Left Leg/Foot
G
Overall Front
G
Restraints
G
Right Leg/Foot
G
Structure/safety cage
G

Side

Driver Head Protection
P
Driver Head and Neck
P
Driver Pelvis/Leg
G
Driver Torso
A
Overall Side
P
Rear Passenger Head Protection
P
Rear Passenger Head and Neck
G
Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg
G
Rear Passenger Torso
G
Structure/safety cage
A
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a nonprofit research and communications organization funded by auto insurers. IIHS rates vehicles good, acceptable, marginal or poor based on performance in high-speed front and side crash tests. IIHS also evaluates seat/head restraints for protection against neck injuries in rear impacts.

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota Prius Base

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Toyota Prius Base

Overall Rollover Rating
Driver's
Passenger's
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

Recalls

There are currently 8 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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