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2015 Toyota Prius v

At a Glance

Pricing $26,675 - $30,935
Drive Types FWD
Engines 1.8l I4 HEV
Transmissions CVT
Fuel Economy 43 (city), 39 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 42
Style 2 stars out of 5
Utility 3 stars out of 5
Livability 5 stars out of 5
Value 4 stars out of 5
Fun 3 stars out of 5

Overview Information

The Prius family has grown to include the Prius V which replaces the steeply sloped rear hatch of the standard Prius with a higher wagon-like profile. The Prius V loses an inch of legroom but increases the cargo capacity by 12 cubic feet to 34. The extra cargo area and utility are intended to increase the appeal of the Prius for small families. Under the hood, The Prius V uses the same proprietary Hybrid Synergy Drive system which pairs a 98-bhp 1.8L inline-4 with an 80-hp electric motor for seamless operation. The heavier Prius V is rated at 44/40 (city/highway) by the EPA. Toyota offers the Prius V in three trim levels named Two, Three, and Five with pricing ranging from $27,000 to over $30,000.

Official Word:

The Toyota Prius v - the "big Prius" - gets a new look for 2015. But Toyota didn't mess with the outstanding roominess in the largest model in the Prius Family, a car sized for families with a hefty 42 MPG EPA combined fuel economy rating. Revised front and rear styling and striking new colors including Attitude Black Metallic, Absolutely Red and tasty Toasted Walnut Pearl give Prius v a sportier attitude. The new front bumper,...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Prius v Two 2 1.8l I4 HEV (98-bhp) CVT FWD 43/39/41 41 $26,675
Prius v Three 2 1.8l I4 HEV (98-bhp) CVT FWD 43/39/41 41 $28,060
Prius v Four 2 1.8l I4 HEV (98-bhp) CVT FWD 43/39/41 41 $29,695
Prius v Five 2 1.8l I4 HEV (98-bhp) CVT FWD 43/39/41 42 $30,935

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