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2017 Toyota Prius c

At a Glance

Pricing $20,150 - $24,965
Drive Types FWD
Engines 1.5l I4 HEV
Transmissions CVT
Fuel Economy 48 (city), 43 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 41

Overview Information

Toyota has grown the successful Prius hybrid into a family of vehicles. The new Prius C extends Toyota's proven hybrid technology into a smaller, lighter and more affordable vehicle. The smaller size and weight pays dividends in fuel efficiency. Although the Prius C is slightly larger than the Yaris 5d, its EPA rating of 53 City / 46 Hwy clearly exceeds that of the Yaris (30 City / 38 Hwy). The Prius C is a traditional 5d hatchback with a tall rear roofline (the Prius has a steeply raked fastback). The rear seat folds for hauling bulky items.

What Changed:

The Prius c wears an updated front fascia, side rocker panels and rear bumper.

Official Word:

One of the most affordable hybrid vehicles on the market just added another compelling reason to buy for 2017. The Toyota Prius c, the smallest of the brand's eight hybrid models, now comes standard with the Toyota Safety Sense C (TSS-C) driver-assist technologies on all model grades. The TSS-C system, which had been an option on two Prius c grades for 2016, includes Pre-Collision System, Lane Departure Assist, and Automatic High Beams. That's big news, of...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Prius c One 1.5l I4 HEV (99-bhp) CVT FWD 48/43/46 41 $20,150
Prius c Two 1.5l I4 HEV (99-bhp) CVT FWD 48/43/46 41 $20,950
Prius c Three 1.5l I4 HEV (99-bhp) CVT FWD 48/43/46 41 $22,375
Prius c Four 1.5l I4 HEV (99-bhp) CVT FWD 48/43/46 41 $24,965