Why Prius Buyers Choose C Over Liftback: Price, Ride, Normality

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Why Prius Buyers Choose C Liftback: Price, Ride,

2012 Toyota Prius C

new 2012 Prius C subcompact earlier this year, but it is winning itself fans old and new hybrid car drivers alike.

$5,000 cheaper than the Prius Liftback, it offers the 50 mpg combined as its larger sibling, but why are car buyers choosing it over the more established model?

At the top of the are three simple facts: The C is cheaper, offers a better and is far more conventional than the liftback.

2012 Toyota Prius C, event, La Jolla, CA, Feb 2012

I chose a Prius C over a or Prius V mainly because of the of the vehicle,” wrote one forum “My kids are grown with own vehicles and children. We don’t the extra space.”

Many posters agreed, saying it was the car for families with adult who had left home.

After driving a relative’s Prius, one poster said didn’t like the ride or of the larger Prius, so opted for the model.

As we note in our official Toyota Prius C review. the hybrid hatchback offers a and maneuverable ride, something many Prius C buyers as a big consideration when buying.

hard to explain,” said one “The [Prius] C feels like our other cars in the department.” while another describes the liftback as being a “floaty” in its driver feedback.

For other buyers however, the of the Prius C’s interior, gear and dashboard sealed the deal.

Toyota Prius C

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“The console was another reason I like the liftback,” said one “The C has a center console closer to the driver so it didn’t as weird.”

Other comments posted on the note that the Prius C’s gear shift — a floor-mounted lever — is to understand and use than the Prius infamous gear shifter.

If early-adopting Prius C buyers are of other Prius C buyers, it seems Toyota’s subcompact is proving popular with who aren’t fond of the Prius and its space-age looks, drive or

But what about you? you purchased a Prius C lately? Why did you it over the larger liftback?

Let us know in the Comments below.

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