Compare 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid vs 2008 Toyota Prius

2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2008 Toyota Prius
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4-Door Sedan (SE)
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 33 34 $22,680 $25,200
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5-Door HB Base (SE)
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
$22,680
$20,210
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,200
$21,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$358 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid melds the automaker's proven, hybrid system into America's bread-and-butter sedan. What's not to like? 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
33 mpg 48 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 45 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.7 52.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.6 51.0
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.4 96.2
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 55.0
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 175.0
Height, Overall (in)
57.5 58.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 58.3
Wheelbase (in)
109.3 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 67.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.0 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 5.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 14.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.06 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9 x 1.2
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.65 x - TBD - 10.0 x 0.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 11.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 34.1
Steering Type
Electric pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 4.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.4 - 18.3
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P185/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3680 2932
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 8.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA 272
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 6.5
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
NA EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
138 @ 4400/199 @ 1500 82 @ 4200/295 @ 0 - 1200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/144 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
147 @ 6000/105 @ 4500 76 @ 5000/67 @ 1200 - 1540
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 45
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
33 48
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Automatic
Drivetrain
Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 5 Door Liftback
Vehicle Name
Toyota Camry Hybrid Toyota Prius
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Dual-link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA 25
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA 30.2

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