Prius v Portland
Toyota Prius v Features –
- Hybrid Synergy Drive
- Regenerative braking
- Multi-Information Display
- Backup Camera
- 34.3 cu. ft. of cargo space
Refreshingly, the term “fill ‘er up” can now refer to cargo. Pop open the rear hatch-style door and you’ll unveil a full 34.3 cu. ft. of cargo space – so you can carry the essentials you need for a fun-filled journey.
The rear seats in the Prius v offer an array of seating and cargo configurations. The plush upholstery and extensive rear-seat leg room will make passengers in back feel like top priority. The seats not only slide forward and backward, but also recline for optimal comfort.
What are critics saying about the Toyota Prius v?
The split-folding rear seat reclines and slides fore and aft, allowing you to choose limo-like legroom, expansive cargo capacity or anything in between. It also provides good headroom for taller passengers. Luggage capacity behind the rear seats is a generous 34.3 cubic feet. Total cargo capacity is also excellent. With 67.3 cubic feet available with the rear seats down, the Prius V rivals most small crossover SUVs. Read More >>
Car and Driver –
Blending the usefulness of a station wagon and the fuel economy of a hybrid, the Prius V might be the ultimate utility vehicle. With the rear seats folded, it offers 67 cubic feet of cargo space—more than some SUVs. Drive it with the lightest of right feet and you might see as much as 44 mpg in the city. The downside: The Prius V lacks any semblance of driving dynamics. Instead, they are replaced with the sleep-inducing attributes you might expect from such an appliance. Read More >>
Motor Trend –
For those who prioritize fuel economy, the 2015 Toyota Prius in hybrid or PHEV guises are good choices. In a 2013/2014 comparison test of hybrid and diesel vehicles, we said that the Prius remains one of the one of the most cost-effective among efficiency-minded cars due to its low cost of ownership and remarkable fuel economy. However, the emphasis on getting the most out of every gallon of gasoline means that the Prius sacrifices refinement and some creature comforts. During a 2011 comparison test, we noted that the car was the noisiest, particularly during acceleration. Hard plastics continue to dominate the interior, detracting from an otherwise well laid-out cabin. Read More >>