Compare 2008 Toyota Prius

2008 Toyota Prius
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5-Door HB Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Base 48 45 $20,210 $21,500
5-Door HB 48 45 $21,064 $22,875
5-Door HB Touring 48 45 $21,816 $23,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,210
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Toyota Prius isn’t that entertaining a car to drive, but it delivers exceptional fuel economy and a roomy interior.
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Fuel Economy
City
48 mpg
Highway
45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2
Second Hip Room (in)
51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.3
Passenger Capacity
5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
26.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.6
Length, Overall (in)
175.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.3
Wheelbase (in)
106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
14.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA
Brake Type
Pwr Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x 1.2
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.4 - 18.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
4.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2932
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
6.5
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
272
Engine
Displacement
1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
76 @ 5000/67 @ 1200 - 1540
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
82 @ 4200/295 @ 0 - 1200
Engine Order Code
NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
48
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
45
Transmission
Trans Type
1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Prius
Body Style
5 Door Liftback
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30.2
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

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