Toyota Prius c

Price $22,090 – $27,050
Fuel consumption 4.9 – 5.5 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 75%(view ratings)
The Toyota Prius c is the most affordable hybrid car in Canada. It starts at less than $25,000 and its hybrid drivetrain uses less than 5.0 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres. It offers a total of 99 horsepower along with a continuously variable automatic transmission. Since last year, the Toyota Safety Sense C package of advanced driving aids comes standard on all versions (base and Technology).

Detailed ratings

The Car Guide rating 75%
Fuel economy 8/10
Reliability 10/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 7/10
Overall 6/10

What's new in 2018

No major change


  • Proven reliability
  • Vast cabin (v)
  • Respectable reliability
  • Decent fuel consumption (v)
  • “Urban” dimensions (c)


  • Underwhelming performance
  • Disappointing fuel economy (c)
  • Many depressing plastics
  • Insufficient electric range
  • Some versions are expensive