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  2013 Toyota Prius 5dr HB Three (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View 2013 Honda Insight
Invoice $22,054 $17,724
51/48 41/44
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Bottom Line The 2013 Toyota Prius is a spacious, practical mid-size hatchback that will hold five people and their gear, while remaining the highest-mileage car sold without a plug. Read Full Review The 2013 Honda Insight falls behind other hybrids in gas mileage, and has less space than other subcompacts. Read Full Review
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  • Best gas mileage in the U.S.
  • Spacious interior
  • Surprisingly practical hatchback
  • Wide array of high-tech options
  • Plug-in, wagon, and subcompact models


  • Not much fun behind the wheel
  • Impractical flying-buttress console
  • Far from luxurious materials
  • Makes a statement, like it or not
  • Plug-in has lowest electric range in U.S.


  • Handles and maneuvers well
  • Ride is smooth for such a small car
  • Clever twin-cluster dash design
  • Very good gas mileage


  • Rear seat remains tight for taller adults
  • Load bay is shallow
  • Adding options makes the price climb quickly
  • Honda's own offerings highlight Insight's weaknesses
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