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Background

The generation Prius was on sale 2000 to 2003 and was one of the first hybrid cars. It’s the cars from 2003 on are better known though and are most people think of the name Prius is mentioned. a practical, economical five-door and its hybrid drive system it in band B for VED.

Revised from 2009 onwards on the successful formula with economy and zero road there’s also a plug-in available.

Full leather upholstery an option in 2005 and from an Intelligent Parking Assist has been available which can steer the car into a parking

Bang for your buck

The Toyota Prius had a 1.5-litre petrol engine plus a electric motor. Second cars are powered by a combination of a 15-litre petrol engine and electric motor. The latest have a 1.8-litre VVTi giving 98bhp and a 36bhp motor.

The electric motor is by batteries that are charged deceleration and braking. All models an automatic CVT gearbox in order to exploit the power train. and third generation cars are five-door hatches with a boot.

The current used Toyota for sale comes in T3, T4 and T-Spirit levels, all have a touchscreen for audio, multimedia and Bluetooth Second and third generation have a 5-star Euro safety rating.

What pay

You should be able to pick up a hand Toyota Prius for £2,000. A second generation car 2004 will sell for £4,000 and the last of these 2008/9 commanding around to £9,000. The latest 1.8 model on a 61 will cost you around

Road tax shouldn’t be more £35 depending on the model and is group 7 or 8.

What to check

Look out for along the front edge of the which shows as a bubbling of the The 12v auxiliary battery used to the car can fail as it gets relatively use. This is a particular on cars that are only for short journeys. Note you should never jump a Prius as this can damage the

If the auxiliary battery does it needs to be trickle charged.

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Because it’s something of a car Prius parts aren’t cheap. A full exhaust for example will cost you £375 and a headlamp unit £170.

How it drives


Being a hybrid the Prius a little differently from conventional cars. Up to about it will run purely on the electric Above that the petrol kicks in to drive the wheels and the batteries.

If you need hard both motors are used to an extra boost. When you off the power regenerative energy is to charge the batteries. You should be to get around 56mpg around but don’t expect spectacular consumption on long journeys as be relying on the petrol engine to do the

If you spend most of your on the motorway you’ll get better from a diesel.

The Prius handles as well as any hatchback and its steering feel is The automatic transmission is smooth and as is the switch from electric to drive. It’s a capable than exciting drive but you’re not buying a sports

The latest 1.8 models will do the sprint in just over ten and reach a maximum of 112mph.

it’s all a bit sci-fi with a screen instead of a conventional Put the key in, press Start and watch it all to life. There’s a foot-operated brake which may not be to everyone’s

The used Toyota Prius has a bit of a as a car for greenies but put aside that and it’s a perfectly competent hatch. It’ll cost you a bit than say a Ford Focus of age but provided you don’t spend too time on the motorway it’ll you at the pumps and with lower tax; it’s exempt London Congestion Charge

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