Toyota Prius hybrid improves mileage, performance

...best-selling gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle, the Toyota Prius. Best of all, the new-generation, 2004...while in Japan sales began in 1999. 2004 Toyota Prius by the numbers 2004 Toyota Prius BASE PRICE: $19,995. AS TESTED: $23...

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Toyota Prius stays on top in mileage

There's a little something extra for car buyers who have their hearts set on top fuel mileage in the Toyota Prius. But they'd better not get tired of the car's wedge shape. The world's best-selling gasoline-electric hybrid car is...

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Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

...contact the new owner if a car changes hands. John Castro, 36, of Glen Burnie, Md., traded a pickup for a 2011 Toyota Prius in March of last year at Koons Ford in Baltimore.Shortly after he took the car home, he read a dealer-provided...

US automakers rise in magazine's top vehicle rankings, but Japanese, Germans dominate brand picks

...car-buying advice.Other top picks included the Subaru Impreza in the compact car category; Subaru Legacy in midsize cars; Toyota Prius as the best "green" car; Audi A6 in luxury cars; Subaru Forester in small SUVs; Toyota Highlander in midsize SUVs...


Last week's photo showed part of the new Toyota Prius V, a wagonlike hybrid that gives the familiar Prius...this week's edition of 'What Is It?' is the 2012 Toyota Prius V Hybrid. "In the 14 years since the Prius was introduced...

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Last week's photo showed part of the new Toyota Prius V, a wagonlike hybrid that gives the familiar Prius...this week's edition of 'What Is It?' is the 2012 Toyota Prius V Hybrid."In the 14 years since the Prius was introduced...

Hybrid car sales rose 81 percent in U.S. last year

DETROIT - The lure of the Toyota Prius and other hybrid cars helped drive healthy sales of electric...and sell hybrid cars, continues to dominate the market. The Toyota Prius, which went on sale in the United States in 2000, occupied...

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...that a lot of readers almost got right. They guessed that the funny little window above the side mirror came from a Toyota Prius, when it actually was from another tiny car from Toyota, the 2007 Yaris two-door hatchback. Congratulations to...

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Consumers, automakers adjusting to plummeting fuel prices

...that relied less on carbon for power, or not all. Hybrids came to prominence at the turn of the millennium with the Toyota Prius. But last year sales of Prius models dropped 11.5 percent, compared with the previous year.It's tough to predict...

National average gas price below $3 for first time in 4 years

...calls or for deliveries.? It will take an extra 1.5 years to make purchasing a higher-priced, better-mileage Toyota Prius instead of a Toyota Corolla pay off.? New York's average of $3.365 is the highest in the continental U.S...