Saving on fuel doesn't mean giving up style and comfort, and the 2017 Toyota Prius is the perfect proof. This efficient five-door vehicle comes loaded with fuel-saving technology and room for you and your friends inside. Check out this comparison of the 2017 Toyota Prius vs 2017 Toyota Prius C. If you're unsure which model is the best fit for your lifestyle, we are hoping to help. Check out the engine specs and safety features between the two models below.
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|2017 Toyota Prius (Two)||VS||2017 Toyota Prius C (Two)|
|Hybrid Electric Motor, 1.8L I-4||Standard Engine||Hybrid Electric Motor, 1.5L I-4|
|54/50 MPG City/Hwy||Fuel Economy||48/43 MPG City/Hwy|
Under the hood of the 2017 Toyota Prius, you'll find a standard 1.8-liter I-4 engine and hybrid eletric motor that produces 95 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque. All of that responsiveness comes with the fuel economy rating of 54 mpg in the city and up to 50 mpg on the highway. When you compare this to the 2017 Prius C, you'll find that the more affordable Prius C has a smaller engine and produces slightly less horsepower and torque. This also means a decrease in the miles per gallon in the city and on the highway. Whichever model you choose, you're sure to enjoy the impressively efficient engine and affordable price tag that makes this one of the most popular hybrids on the market.
Inside both models, the Prius and the Prius C, drivers can take advantage of a six-speaker audio system, standard Bluetooth compatibility for making hands-free phone calls, steering wheel mounted audio controls, cloth seating for up to five passengers and cruise control. A standard feature for the 2017 Toyota Prius is Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, but optional safety technology features for both models include a blind spot monitor, adaptive cruise control, rear view camera, front collision alert and more.