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2013 Toyota Prius V

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  2012 Toyota Prius V 5dr Wagon Five (Natl) Angular Rear Exterior View 2013 Ford Escape FWD 4-door S Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $24,809 $21,178
44/40 21/33
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Bottom Line The 2013 Toyota Prius V is by far the roomiest Prius in the lineup, and its 42-mpg combined mileage is hard to beat. It's far from the fastest or most powerful family wagon, and it faces a new competitor, the Ford C-Max Hybrid--but it's still a capacious, comfortable, and highly fuel-efficient family wagon. Read Full Review After eleven years, a change-up: the 2013 Ford Escape drops the faux-SUV pitch and reels off authentically athletic looks and performance. Read Full Review
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  • Oodles of space inside
  • 42 mpg combined mileage
  • Electric running at low speeds
  • Practical console layout


  • Underpowered when loaded
  • Numb Prius steering
  • Gets pricey quickly


  • Tight new styling
  • Taut ride and handling
  • High estimated gas mileage
  • More useful cargo space
  • Abundant technology features


  • Front end's awkward
  • Front-seat knee room
  • Are seats too firm?
  • MyFord Touch improved, not painless
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