2010 Toyota Prius comparison

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2010 Toyota Prius

2010 Toyota Prius
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2012 Toyota Prius C

2012 Toyota Prius C
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2010 Honda Insight EX

2010 Honda Insight EX
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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In
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Price $27,270 at 1 store $23,015 at 1 store $18,950 at 1 store $21,300 at 1 store $32,000 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 42 reviews 3.5 stars out of 8 reviews 4.0 stars out of 1 review 4.0 stars out of 22 reviews 5.0 stars out of 1 review
Release date March 24, 2009 May 04, 2012 March 21, 2012 February 09, 2009 July 10, 2012
The Bottom Line The 2010 Toyota Prius is a better car than its predecessor, although there are some areas, especially in the cabin, where we would have liked to see more improvement. The 2012 Toyota Prius just works, delivering outstanding fuel economy, good cabin-tech options, and a comfortable ride with few compromises. As the latest member of the Prius family, the 2012 Toyota Prius C shows off a very modern, high-tech cabin, along with excellent fuel economy, in a size city dwellers will find easy to park. While the 2010 Honda Insight EX with navigation may not be as mileage-friendly as the Prius, it represents a much better value and is more fun to drive. The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in vastly improves the flexibility and potential economy of the standard Prius formula with the simple addition of a power cable and larger, more efficient battery pack.

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Drivetrain available Front-drive
Front-drive
Front-drive
front-drive
Front-drive
Available Engine Hybrid
Hybrid
Hybrid
Info unavailable Hybrid
Body style Sedan
Hatchback
Hatchback
Info unavailable Hatchback
Trim levels Info unavailable 4dr
One
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