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2014 Toyota Prius C

2014 Volkswagen Golf

  2014 Toyota Prius C 2014 Volkswagen Golf TDI
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Invoice $18,127 $19,195
53/46 23/42
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Bottom Line The 2014 Toyota Prius C is the cheapest member of the Prius family, by roughly $5,000, but its gas mileage is the same 50 mpg as most other Priuses. Read Full Review The 2014 Volkswagen Golf hatchback offers excellent handling and a good ride, premium interior design and materials, and a range of engines--including the efficient TDI diesel--but at a premium price. Read Full Review
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  • Less polarizing styling
  • EPA gas-mileage of 50 mpg
  • Cabin roomy in front
  • Nine airbags
  • Full-depth load bay


  • Strained acceleration
  • High speed means high noise
  • Inexpensive interior trim


  • Good ride, super handling
  • High-quality interior
  • Sturdy, fuel-efficient TDI diesel
  • Good gas mileage from GTI hot hatch
  • Responsive electric power steering


  • Styling hardly changes
  • Slow, thirsty base engine
  • Minimal back-seat space
  • High price for the segment
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