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Compare 2018 Chevrolet Volt vs 2018 Toyota Prius

2018 Chevrolet Volt
2018 Toyota Prius
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5-Door HB LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Volt 5-Door HB LT 43 42 $31,891 $33,220
Volt 5-Door HB Premier 43 42 $36,067 $37,570
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Four
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius Four 54 50 $27,634 $29,685
Prius Four Touring 54 50 $28,453 $30,565
Prius One 54 50 $22,067 $23,475
Prius Three 54 50 $24,888 $26,735
Prius Three Touring 54 50 $26,173 $28,115
Prius Two 54 50 $23,204 $24,685
Prius Two Eco 58 53 $23,655 $25,165
Prius Prime Advanced N/A N/A $31,968 $33,300
Prius Prime Plus N/A N/A $26,209 $27,300
Prius Prime Premium N/A N/A $27,840 $29,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,891
$27,634
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,220
$29,685
Monthly Payment Estimate
$554 / month
$495 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.5
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Chevrolet Volt is an accomplished and refined extended-range electric car that makes an ideal everyday commuter. The 2018 Toyota Prius wins our minds with its fuel-efficiency and low running costs. Our hearts are a different story.
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Fuel Economy
City
43 mpg 54 mpg
Highway
42 mpg 50 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.20 53
Front Leg Room (in)
42.10 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.70 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
34.70 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.80 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
51.30 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.50 55
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.0 93.1
Second Head Room (in)
35.80 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.4 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.80 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.10 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.20 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.60 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
180.40 178.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 27.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.00 x - TBD - 10.2
Brake Type
Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.87 x - TBD - 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
8.9 11.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.40 33.5
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
5GP NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50R17 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
5GP NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50R17 P195/65SR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3543 3050
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 15 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 15 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.4 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
149 121 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
294 105 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
L3A NA
Displacement
1.5L/- TBD - 1.8 L/110
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
43 54
Battery Range (mi)
53 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
42 52
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
106 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
42 50
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
MKV NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.64 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
1 1
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Volt Toyota Prius
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
1.3 3.4
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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