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2017 Toyota Prius Prime

Whatta Deal! Toyota's Prius Prime Is a Green Bargain


Toyota's new plug-in hybrid comes loaded and with rebates it's actually cheaper than less capable, more bare-bones Priuses. Is that the right plural for Prius? Priuses?

2010 Toyota Prius

Used Toyota Prius – Buy This Year, Not that One!


The Toyota Prius is so reliable it is hard to call any years bad, but some years do rise above others.

Prius battery life

Is Battery Life a Deal-Breaker on a Prius?


Lois wants a new Prius and needs to know if the battery will go the distance. 

is a prius a good choice for a jetta lover who cares about air pollution

Diesel vs. Hybrid: Which Is Cleaner?


Barbara has a 2006 VW Jetta diesel that she's considering replacing. Is a Prius a good choice for her? Car Talk's advice here.

West Coast Fever: Cutting Petroleum Use by 50 Percent With the Prius (and Cars Like It)

The 2016 Prius ups the ante to 52 mpg combined (56 with the Eco model), and its one big reason why the three west coast states are on target to cut oil addiction 50 percent by 2030.
Prius C has an uncomfortable headrest

Today: New Prius Headrest is a Pain in the Neck


Jeannette loves her new Prius C except for one thing: the headrest. It's screwing with her posture and can't be adjusted. Can Car Talk help?

Forget that SUV: Five Great Alternatives

Wish the high-center-of-gravity, low MPG SUV would just… go away? It’s not going to. But, here are some much better options, in our opinion.
Accuracy of Prius dashboard mileage

Counting Mileage: A Case of Prius Syndrome


Today Tom and Ray counsel Pat through a case of "Prius Syndrome." Ever since getting his Prius, Pat has become obsessed with mileage but he's noticed that the dashboard reports that he's doing 3-4 mpg better than his old fashioned pencil and paper calculations indicate. Find out if he can trust his dashboard, right here.

Buying a Used Prius? It Pays to Shop Around.

Given the ironclad law of supply and demand, it pays to buy pre-owned hybrids and EVs in cities where they're not on everyone's shopping list.
Tom Bodett drives a Prius

Driven to Extremes: Man Meets Prius


Tom Bodett spent a day with a Toyota Prius and it was not everything he dreamed it woud be. Find out why the guy who says, "It takes a real man to drive a minivan," felt totally emasculated by the cute little hybrid, right here.


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