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MPG: 53 city/46 hwy
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2013 Toyota Prius C Two

2013 Toyota Prius C Review

(0 Stars)  Everyman’s Prius.

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

New For 2013
Largely unchanged for 2013.
Overview
The 2013 Toyota Prius c delivers on the values that Toyota has always promised to drivers: practicality, efficiency and affordability. It’s easy to think of the 2013 Prius c as simple the cheapest Prius that you can buy, yet we think it’s actually the best. For $19,080, you can get into a small practical car that combines the utility of a hatchback with the ability to get 53 mpg around town, and it’s all wrapped up in a user-friendly package that actually has more style both inside and out than anything else in the Prius model range. The Prius c begins with a package that offers less passenger volume than the full-size Prius, yet the intimate dimensions give the car a sportier feel, plus the cabin has far more style than any other Prius. The 1.5-liter engine is matched with an electric hybrid powertrain, and the result is an astounding 53 mpg around town in this lightweight 2500-lb car. The 2013 Prius c isn’t quite as refined as its larger Prius siblings in terms of ride quality and noise isolation, yet we prefer to think of it as sporty and maneuverable, and the price clinches the deal.

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2013 Prius C Two Hatchback Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 1.5L in-line 4 DOHC and variable valve timing
Electric / unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 53 MPG city, 46 MPG highway, 50 MPG combined and 475 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
9.5gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 99 hp
Secondary power: 73 hp @ 4,800 rpm; 82 lb ft @ 4,000 rpm

'13 Toyota Two Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Rear Spoiler
  Interior  
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Cargo Cover
  Safety  
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Passenger Air Bag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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iPod Connector
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
  Tires and Wheels  
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Wheel Covers
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