Toyota

Toyota Prius

Price $27,990 – $35,445
Fuel consumption 4.3 – 4.9 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 80%(view ratings)
The Prius remains one of the most efficient cars in Canada with a fuel consumption average of 4.5 L/100 km. This five-door sedan offers seating for five adults, not to mention 697 litres of cargo room in the trunk. Improvements for 2019 include the addition of an optional all-wheel drive system. The Prius Prime is a plug-in hybrid delivering around 40 km of range in EV mode with a full battery charge, which takes just over two hours using a 240-volt charging station.

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Test Drives2017 Toyota Prius Prime at AJAC EcoRun
For its first year on the Canadian market, a limited number of units were available, so Toyota decided to initially launch the car in Quebec. For the 2017 model year, the plug-in hybrid version of the Toyota Prius will be exclusive to La Belle Province , where the majority of …
First Drives2017 Toyota Prius Prime: Beyond the Looks…
Last week, a number of Canadian journalists were invited to attend the media launch of the new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, a plug-in version of the next-generation Prius that offers an electric range of up to 35 kilometres. As we found out, the Prime is much more than a juiced-up …
Spotlight onWe’re Driving it this Week: The Toyota Corolla ’86!
Oh wait, small typo in the headline. This week, The Car Guide is driving the Toyota Corolla and the 86. We’ll also be getting behind the wheel of the 2017 Sienna, Prius Prime and Highlander. That’s a lot of test drives! However, there aren’t many changes to speak of in …
First Drives2016 Toyota Prius: the Manufacturer’s Ethos
The Camry is the bestselling car in North America and the Corolla is the world’s top seller, but the Prius is Toyota’s ethos. It’s the most eloquent demonstration of the manufacturer’s technical know-how. The Prius debuted in Japan in 1997 and then came to North America in 2000. Since then, …
Spotlight on2016 Toyota Prius: we’re driving it this week
The Car Guide is on its way to Vancouver to get a look at the latest generation of the Toyota Prius that’s built on an all-new architecture. Launched in Japan back in 1997, then in North America in 2000, the Prius is now a part of the automotive scenery and …
First Drives2016 Toyota Prius: All That's Missing Is The Cord
Mount Fuji, Japan – If the new Toyota Prius that has rolled into dealerships has a fault, it's that it bucks current esthetic trends. It's very nice though—even elegant—with a style that differs considerably from the old Prius, which was distinctive, but a tad cartoonish. This newbie is 6 centimetres …
Test Drives2014 Toyota Prius PHV: To plug in or not to plug in?
At last! After making us wait for months, Toyota has finally come out with its plug-in hybrid. Some of you may recall that last year I tested the prototype of this hybrid model, whose battery can be recharged by simply plugging into an electrical outlet. The experience won me over, …

News

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TorontoToyota Shows Off 2019 Prius e-AWD in Toronto
A bunch of new vehicles are arriving in Toyota dealerships, and not only is the Japanese brand renewing its range of compact SUVs, but its cars are getting some attention as well. The 2019 Toyota Prius receives some cosmetic updates and a new, available infotainment system that incorporates an 11.6-inch …
NewsPricing Announced for the 2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e
The 2019 Toyota Prius is now on sale in Canada, and pricing has been announced for all versions of the hybrid sedan, including the new all-wheel drive trims. The Prius received a new front and rear fascia, new alloy wheel designs and two new paint colours—Supersonic Red and Electric Storm …
Los Angeles2019 Toyota Prius: Now with All-wheel Drive!
Toyota’s hybrid sedan gets a few improvements for the 2019 model year, but the big news announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show is the addition of an optional all-wheel drivetrain. Likely sensing that plenty of hybrid-powered competitors are being added to the market, such as the Hyundai Ioniq , …
Los Angeles2019 Toyota Prius Headed for Los Angeles
The popular compact hybrid will get a mid-cycle refresh for the 2019 model year, and it will be unveiled at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. Toyota claims the Prius “ready for sunshine or snow,” and published a teaser image of the car rolling down a snow-covered …
NewsAJAC Announces Winners of the 2018 Innovation Awards
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada unveiled the winners of their annual awards handed out to the best new technological innovations. This year, there are three categories, including the Best Green Innovation, the Best Safety Innovation and the Best Technical Innovation. The winners were determined by a jury of nine …
Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid2017 Toyota Prius Prime Pricing Announced
Seeing the enthusiasm of the Quebec market for hybrid and electric vehicles, Toyota will sell its 2017 Prius Prime in La Belle Province starting June 1st, before it goes on sale in other regions of Canada. Crowned the World Green Car of the Year at the 2017 New York Auto …

Videos

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2004
Motoring TV 2004 Episode 11
Suzuki Verona 2004 Toyota Prius inside engine room of a BC ferry Toyota Tundra wrap-up should we have visibility standards for today's vehicles?
Video Reviews
Review: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime
Toyota is the world leader when it comes to Hybrids. It has sold over 10 million since the original Prius was introduced 20 years ago. We got a chance to drive the newest hybrid, the Prius Prime. The question is, do you need an electric car anymore? (This segment originally …
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Motoring TV: Green Car of the Year for 2017
Motoring TV recently held it's 1 hour Car of the Year Special on the TSN network where we picked the best in class for 2017. Here are the nominees and winner for Green Car of the Year. (This segment originally appeared on Motoring TV episode #6) …
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Review: 2016 Toyota Prius C
The Prius has simply become a brand, and a big reason is because the Prius is an affordable hybrid. Where the premium charge for most hybrids means recouping the up front costs takes a lot of driving before any return on the investment, the little Prius C begins repaying it's …
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Review: 2016 Toyota Prius
The Toyota Prius is much more than a name plate, it has become a brand since the first generation in 2000. Back then it was a niche environmental product, but with each generation it has become more mainstream. The challenge facing this new model is that fuel prices are down, …
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Two-Minute Test Drive: 2016 Toyota Prius
Two-Minute Test Drive host Russ Bond has always maintained that the Toyota Prius is a sporty car. And, with the help of some drivers from Sunset Speedway's mini stock division, he thinks he was found a way to prove it. This segment originally appeared on Episode 16 of Motoring 2016.