2015 Toyota Prius
- Impressive gas mileage
- Refined hybrid system
- Predictable brake pedal feel
- Roomy cabin
- Busy ride quality
- Suspension, road and tire noise
- Dated cabin design, materials
- Digital instrument panel appearance
- Touch-screen washes out from sunlight
New Special Edition model
Gas/electric hybrid drivetrain
Hatchback body style with room for five
EPA-estimated 50 mpg in combined city/highway driving
Precollision system available
Lane departure prevention available
What Is the 2015 Toyota Prius?
The 2015 Toyota Prius is a five-seat, front-wheel drive hatchback that competes with the Honda Civic Hybrid, Ford C-Max Hybrid and Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid. Trim levels include the Prius Two, Three, Persona Series Special Edition, Four and Five.
What's New on the 2015 Toyota Prius?
A new Special Edition model includes 17-inch wheels with a dark finish, dark chrome door grips, side mirrors with integrated turn signals, special badges and blue footwell illumination.
How Does the 2015 Toyota Prius Compare to Other Hatchbacks?
Since it was redesigned for 2010, the Toyota Prius is a much better competitor than past model years. It trumps the Camry Hybrid in affordability, space and fuel-efficiency.
What Features in the 2015 Toyota Prius Are Most Important?
The front-wheel-drive Prius is powered by a standard 1.8-liter gas four-cylinder engine, an electric motor and a nickel-metal hydride battery pack working with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Its total system output is 134 horsepower. The vehicle can drive on electric power alone, gasoline or a combination of the two. Significant standard features include touch-sensitive audio and climate controls on the steering wheel, LED taillamps that use less power and two glove boxes.
Significant available features include power tilt/sliding moonroof with solar-powered ventilation, Entune multimedia system, adaptive cruise control, a navigation system, LED headlights and heated front seats.
As required in all new cars, the Prius includes front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system. Other standard safety equipment includes active head restraints for the front seats. A pre-collision system with autonomous braking, lane departure prevention and Safety Connect emergency communication system are available.
Should I Buy the 2015 Toyota Prius?
The Prius is a better option for shoppers who value impressive gas mileage, visibility and plenty of space in the cabin. If you prefer a quiet ride and updated designs and materials, then the dated style and busy ride quality of the Prius might turn you off.
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The 2015 Toyota Prius currently has 0 recalls
Crash and Rollover Test Ratings
New Car Program Benefits
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
24 months / unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits
7 years/less than 85,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
12 months/12, 000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer Certification Required
160- or 174-point inspections