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  • (4.5) 55 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,773$9,345
  • 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

2006 Toyota Prius Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.5

Average based on 55 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

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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.


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Service & Repair

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

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