Drivers who are interested in hybrid cars are more than familiar with the Toyota Prius. It’s the one that started the movement, and it’s doing a good job of keeping the world of hybrid cars moving more and more into the mainstream. Where it gets tricky is with the different Prius model options. A lot of drivers wonder, ‘what’s the difference between the Prius, Prius c and Prius v?’ We’re here to help.
The 2015 Prius and Prius c are both hatchbacks. The main difference is that the Prius c is a smaller build with less features, making it more affordable with an MSRP of $20,375 versus the Prius starting at $25,035. The Prius v is a wagon and is the largest version of the three. With all the extra space, the Prius v comes in at $27,510. It’s taller, longer, wider and has more passenger volume than the other two models.
Before we dive into the differences between the three models, we’re going to highlight some of the features shared by the Prius, Prius c and Prius v:
- automatic transmission; front wheel drive
- 5 cloth seats
- same basic warranties
- standard air conditioning
- standard keyless entry
- standard rear window wiper
Now let’s take a look at how these three Prius models differ:
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The 2015 Prius and Prius v are equipped with plenty of standard features such as illuminated vanity mirrors, a smart key system and adjustable front seats. The Prius c offers the same impressive fuel economy drivers look for in a hybrid, without all the extra features.
For more information regarding the 2015 Prius, Prius c or Prius v, contact us today. We’ll be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.