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2006 Toyota Prius
2006 Toyota Prius
Available Price Range $3,636-$9,576 Trims1 Combined MPG 56 Seats 5

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Consumer Reviews

4.4

Average based on 38 reviews

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Toyota Prius is Practical

by Prius Fan from Simi Valley, CA on May 15, 2006

The Prius is a very practical car for a family. With 4 doors and seating for 5 you can commute in it and then take the family with you on a trip or vacation. We all know that the EPA does a lousy job ... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

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Safety

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
Front Seat
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 6 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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