2015 Toyota Prius vs 2015 Toyota Prius C vs 2015 Toyota Prius V

2015 Toyota Prius vs 2015 Toyota Prius C vs 2015 Toyota Prius V

Now that you have made the decision to get the original hybrid that started a revolution of electric and energy-efficient vehicles, it is time to decide with model. There are four different models of Priuses, and of course within those four models are different trim levels and features.

For those of you who are looking for the traditional, original Toyota Prius, that model is still available, but the 2015 Toyota Prius C and the 2015 Toyota Prius V were also recently released and each of these models provides more space, more options and even more efficiency, if you can even believe it.  

When comparing the 2015 Toyota Prius vs 2015 Toyota Prius C vs 2015 Toyota Prius V, the main consideration is space and price. The 2015 Toyota Prius V is the Prius model that has the most space at an EPA-estimated interior volume of 131.5 cubic compared to the 2015 Prius C at 104.5 cubic feet and the 2015 Prius at 115.3 cubic feet. The 2015 Toyota Prius V was designed to accommodate more passengers more comfortably. Due to its increase in side, the 2015 Prius V has a slightly lower fuel economy rating, but is still extremely efficient at 44 city/40 highway mpg. It is also slightly more expensive at a starting MSRP of $26,675.

The 2015 Toyota Prius C has a fuel economy rating of 53 city/46 highway mpg and has a starting MSRP of $19,540. The 2015 Toyota Prius has a fuel economy rating of 51 city/48 highway mpg and a starting MSRP of $24,200.

The 2015 Toyota Prius C also has a smaller base engine size of 1.5 L than the 2015 Prius and the 2015 Toyota Prius V, which both have a 1.8L base engine. The 2015 Prius C also makes less horsepower than the other two models at 99 compared to 134.

The main difference between the 2015 Toyota Prius vs 2015 Toyota Prius C is size. The 2015 Toyota Prius C is slightly smaller and a little less powerful, but ideal for big city driving because it can fit anywhere and is incredibly efficient.

Take all three for a test drive today at White River Toyota and see the differences for yourself!