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Selected Style 5-Door HB One (SE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Four 53 46 $21,746 $23,360
5-Door HB One 53 46 $18,127 $19,080
5-Door HB Two 53 46 $18,829 $20,030
5-Door HB Three 53 46 $20,261 $21,765
3-Door Liftback Manual L (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Liftback Manual L 30 37 $13,795 $14,370
3-Door Liftback Automatic L 30 36 $14,491 $15,095
3-Door Liftback Automatic LE 30 36 $15,317 $15,955
5-Door Liftback Automatic L 30 36 $14,779 $15,395
5-Door Liftback Automatic LE 30 36 $15,773 $16,430
5-Door Liftback Manual SE 30 37 $15,821 $16,480
5-Door Liftback Automatic SE 30 36 $16,588 $17,280
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,127
$13,795
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,080
$14,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$318 / month
$240 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Toyota Prius C has all the gas-mileage virtues of larger Prius models, but it's smaller, more fun to drive, and--crucially--almost $5,000 cheaper. The 2013 Toyota Yaris holds true to its promise as a maneuverable, economical car for city commuting--with a cheerful, well-designed interior--but highway refinement and weak performance are major drawbacks.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 53 mpg 30 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 46 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.3 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.4 84.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 51.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 40.
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 50.8 33.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 50.8 49.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 157.3 153.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 59.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 100.4 98.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 17.1 15.3
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - 25.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 7.87 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.83 x 0.98 10.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.5 11.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 49.93
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.4 30.8
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P175/65R15 P175/65HR15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 T125/70D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R15 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2500 2295
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 x 5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 5.400
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 1.5L/- TBD - 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 73 @ 4800 106 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 82 @ 4000 103 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 46 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 53 30
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 50 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.310
Trans Type 1 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.815
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.250
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.904
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.19 3.722
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.969
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) NA 3.545
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Prius c Toyota Yaris
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.95 0.953
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 10 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 3.7 5.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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