New and Used Toyota Prius V: Prices, Photos, Reviews, Specs — The Car Connection

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Toyota Prius V

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The Toyota Prius V shares the underpinnings with the standard but the V has a longer, wagon-like body. a new addition to the Prius lineup, with the Prius Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, and the Prius C. its arrival last year, the V goes unchanged for 2013.

See our review of the 2014 Toyota V for car prices with options, ratings, and specifications.

With the Prius V, Toyota has the overall and by far the most capacious ever offered. It looks a wagon version of the standard the two vehicles share no sheetmetal. the Prius V expands in length, and interior volume to meet the of families who want to maximize mileage but need more than is offered by the classic Prius Liftback.

The Prius V its biggest payoff in fuel Even though it’s and less aerodynamically smooth the 50-mpg Prius Liftback, it manages 44 mpg city, 40 highway, for a EPA rating of 42 mpg. No other or small minivan comes with the exception of the new Ford Hybrid—which is rated at a lofty 47 but seems to deliver 35 to 39 mpg in real-world

Like all its siblings, the Prius V onto the basic formula—a body style and the company Hybrid Synergy Drive defines all Prius models. like the standard Prius, the V comes with a 98-horsepower, four-cylinder engine and a pair of motor-generators, managed through a gearset and sophisticated electronic Ride quality is quite and previously Prius-driving parents appreciate that the futuristic but ‘flying console’ dash from the main Prius has been replaced with a straightforward one that offers a of bins, cubbies, and trays.

Toyota Prius v

by side with a classic liftback, the Prius V has a more wagon shape. The higher, back end distinguishes it from the ‘kammback’ hatchback design for the Toyota Prius Liftback 2004. While that is aerodynamically superior, its low roofline at the interferes with cargo The more spacious 2012 Prius V shares no body at all with its five-door sibling. It a higher (more minivan-like) position, along with more cargo space—67.3 feet, with the rear folded. The rear seats slide back and forth, and to optimize passenger legroom and space.

As with all but the smallest Prius C the driving experience is very The steering is light but precise, and response will rev or slow the note independent of road as the hybrid system continuously the mix of gasoline and electric power for efficiency. It will all feel to Prius owners, but wagon new to the Prius line may find it a off-putting at first.

Overall, the Prius V drives like the Prius Liftback, but more burdened by 300 pounds of weight. Prius drivers feel the extra heft acceleration from a standstill, and new will note the Prius V mightily to labor up hills heavily loaded with and their goods.

The Prius V, like the Prius Liftback, with a series of trim that can seem confusing. For Toyota Prius V Two, V Three, and Prius V Five are offered—no, there are no One or Four The Two is the base model, while the adds Bluetooth, voice-activated and steering-wheel controls, plus and a touch-screen system with Entune infotainment interface.

With the Five you get the full of goodies: upgraded alloy heated front seats, upholstery, fog lamps, and LED headlamp. The Technology Package adds radar-based cruise control, a panoramic sunroof, and an integrated opener. Note, though, the high-end edition can move $35,000, which may eat up some of fuel savings.

As well as the C-Max, other Prius V include the Ford Escape EcoBoost engine, the highly Mazda CX-5, and perhaps the Jetta TDI Sportwagen. The latter two are more rewarding to drive, but the V provides a distinctive blend of utility, and fuel efficiency. We got 40 mpg in our mixed real-world testing, so the EPA seem pretty close in case—unlike those of the C-Max.

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Toyota Prius v

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