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Selected Style 2008 Alfa Romeo MiTo 5-Door HB Base (SE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 48 45 $21,064 $22,875
5-Door HB Touring 48 45 $21,816 $23,770
5-Door HB Base 48 45 $20,210 $21,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$20,210
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$21,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$358 / month
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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
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 48 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity - 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 52.9
Front Leg Room (in) - 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) - 51.0
Second Leg Room (in) - 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 96.2
Front Head Room (in) - 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) - 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 55.0
Second Head Room (in) - 37.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) - 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in) - 58.3
Wheelbase (in) - 106.3
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 14.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 10.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 34.1
Steering Type - Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 4.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 16.4 - 18.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size - T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Front Tire Size - P185/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 2932
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - 8.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 272
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 6.5
Engine
Fuel System - EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 82 @ 4200/295 @ 0 - 1200
Engine Order Code - NA
Displacement - 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 76 @ 5000/67 @ 1200 - 1540
Engine Type - Gas/Electric I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 45
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 48
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style - 5 Door Liftback
Vehicle Name - Toyota Prius
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear - Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - 25
Suspension Type - Front - MacPherson Strut
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
 
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