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Toyota Prius (2004-2009) review

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The Toyota Prius (2004-2009) has a 1.5-litre petrol engine plus an electric motor and battery pack, and can run for short distances at low speeds on electric power only; the motor also backs up the engine when accelerating. It's clever technology, but does it deliver a decent drive and is it fuel efficient? Read our full review to find out.
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