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2013 Toyota Prius

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  2013 Toyota Prius 5dr HB Three (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 4-door Auto S Front Exterior View
Invoice $22,054 N/A
51/48 N/A
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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 Jetta draws drivers looking for a taut driving feel and delivers superior interior space; we'd pass on the low-cost base models, and aim for the standout TDI and GLI editions. 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.


  • GLI has turbo, tight handling
  • Diesel or hybrid, your call
  • Roomy rear seat
  • Better road manners, still
  • Vast trunk room


  • Sedate looks in a wild bunch
  • Cost-cutting interior in most models
  • GLI, TDI get pricey
  • Nav system's smaller, less sophisticated
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