Compare 2021 Toyota Corolla vs 2022 Toyota Prius

2021 Toyota Corolla
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APEX SE CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla APEX SE CVT 31 40 $23,306 $25,170
Corolla APEX SE Manual 29 36 $23,667 $25,560
Corolla APEX XSE CVT 31 38 $26,214 $28,310
Corolla Hybrid LE CVT 53 52 $21,851 $23,600
Corolla L CVT 30 38 $18,923 $20,025
Corolla LE CVT 30 38 $18,958 $20,475
Corolla Nightshade CVT 31 40 $21,459 $23,175
Corolla SE CVT 31 40 $20,810 $22,475
Corolla SE Manual 29 36 $21,459 $23,175
Corolla XLE CVT 29 37 $22,615 $24,425
Corolla XSE CVT 31 38 $24,005 $25,925
Corolla Hatchback Nightshade CVT N/A N/A $21,033 $22,715
Corolla Hatchback SE CVT N/A N/A $20,198 $21,815
Corolla Hatchback SE Manual N/A N/A $19,180 $20,715
Corolla Hatchback XSE CVT N/A N/A $22,930 $24,765
Corolla Hatchback XSE Manual 28 37 $21,911 $23,665
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L Eco
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius L Eco 58 53 $23,054 $24,525
Prius LE 54 50 $24,191 $25,735
Prius LE AWD-e 51 47 $25,507 $27,135
Prius Limited 54 50 $30,551 $32,820
Prius Nightshade 54 50 $27,409 $29,445
Prius Nightshade AWD-e 51 47 $28,464 $30,575
Prius XLE 54 50 $26,758 $28,745
Prius XLE AWD-e 51 47 $27,533 $29,575
Prius Prime LE N/A N/A $27,090 $28,220
Prius Prime Limited N/A N/A $32,639 $34,000
Prius Prime XLE N/A N/A $28,800 $30,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,306
$23,054
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,170
$24,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$409 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
5.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
With the 2021 Corolla, Toyota has almost excised all the bland from its diet. The 2022 Toyota Prius is no longer at the technology leading edge, but it provides all the right numbers for cost-conscious commuters.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 58 mpg
Highway
40 mpg 53 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.6 93.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 53
Front Leg Room (in)
42 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 53.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
51.3 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54 55
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.1 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 180
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 27.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 11.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/40VR18 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
AS NA
Front Tire Size
P225/40VR18 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
AS NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3110 3010
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 15 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 15 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
151 @ 4400 105 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/121 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
169 @ 6600 121 @ 5200
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 56
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
40 53
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 58
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.38 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
0.45 -
Trans Type
10 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.79 4.11
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.24 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.14 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic/CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Toyota Corolla Toyota Prius
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.8 3.1
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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