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Selected Style 4-Door HB Manual Wolfsburg PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Wolfsburg 24 32 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Driver's Edition 24 32 $29,563 $30,795
5-Door HB One (SE)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB One 53 46 $18,127 $19,080
5-Door HB Three 53 46 $20,261 $21,765
5-Door HB Four 53 46 $21,746 $23,360
5-Door HB Two 53 46 $18,829 $20,030
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$418 / month
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TCC's 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.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 53 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 46 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.5 35
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 37
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 51.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.9 87.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 52.3
Front Hip Room (in) - 51
Second Hip Room (in) - 50.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 57.8 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.7 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 101.5 100.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5 -
Length, Overall (in) 165.9 157.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.2 17.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 46 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 9.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 31.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/40HR18 P175/65HR15
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/40HR18 P175/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3113 2500
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5 15 X 5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5 15 X 5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5100 99 @ 4800
Engine Type Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1700 82 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0 L/121 1.5 L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 46
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 53
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 25 50
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.11 -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.99 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.09 -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.10 -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.36 -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 -
Trans Type 6 1
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Volkswagen GTI Toyota Prius c
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.2 3.6 (Est)
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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