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Toyota Prius (2009-2016) review

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Key features
  • Large
  • Used only
  • Hybrid
Reviewed

The Toyota Prius (2009-2016) hybrid is now in its third generation. The latest version may carry over the teardrop look of its predecessors but don't be fooled: this is a largely new car, with a bigger 1.8-litre petrol engine complimented by a more powerful, yet smaller, electric engine. But what's it like to drive and live with? Read our full review to find out.

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  • What's it great at?
  • What's it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 669 new and used cars and found that there are 48 Don't Buys and 117 Best Buys.
Range of New and used car scores
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  2. 62%
    Average score
  3. 84%
    Highest score
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