Toyota Prius c Models and Prius c History

The smallest member of the Toyota Prius hybrid vehicle family, the Prius c arrived in 2012 as both the most affordable and most efficient member of the gasoline/electric powertrain bandwagon. Measuring 157.3 inches in length, the Toyota Prius c was 18.3 inches shorter than conventional Prius. A compact version of Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive technology consisted a 1.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline Atkinson cycle engine combined with an electric motor feeding off a 144-volt nickel-metal hydride battery. Through city driving, the Prius c could achieve 53 miles per gallon. Offered in four trim grades in 2012, standard features found on the Toyota Prius c included automatic climate control, remote keyless entry and Bluetooth connectivity. For 2015, a revision to the Prius c added LED headlights and modernized taillights. Limited to 1,500 examples in 2016, a Toyota Prius c Persona Series Special Edition gave a factory custom look to the hybrid with black alloy wheels and contrast color accents. Also in 2016, the Best Buy Geek Squad acquired more than a 1,000 Toyota Prius c hybrids to perform technology-related house calls.

New and Used Prius c Prices, Toyota Prius c Model Years and History

The Toyota Prius C is a comfortable and economical ride that delivers more features than you’d expect.
Impressive fuel economy and signature reliability are the mainstays of the Prius C.
The Toyota Prius C continues to be a best-seller for a long list of reasons that include customization options, reliability, fuel economy and its lucrative pricing model.
The popular Toyota Prius C offers a comfortable interior and the trademark fuel economy and reliability that have made this car famous.
The smallest member of the Prius hybrid family, the 2014 Toyota Prius c promotes the best fuel economy possible for a vehicle that primarily runs on gasoline.
The compact variant of the Prius, the 2013 Toyota Prius c boasts a plethora of safety features, advanced technology, and an impressive 53 mpg city.
A compact variant of the Prius, the 2012 Toyota Prius c (the c stands for city) is capable of achieving 53 miles per gallon.