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2016 Toyota Prius recalled for airbag problem
2016 Toyota Prius recalled for airbag problem

Toyota is recalling approximately 7,600 Toyota Prius vehicles in the U.S., all of which were made for the 2016 model year. According to the automaker, the airbags assemblies on some off those vehicles may have been improperly manufactured, and as a result, the airbags may partially inflate while...Read More»

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, production model
Toyota Prius, Prius Plug-In, Lexus CT 200h recalled for airbag problems: 482,000 vehicles affected

Toyota has announced a massive recall of Toyota and Lexus hybrids. According to the automaker, the recall affects 482,000 vehicles registered in the U.S., including the 2010 - 2012 Toyota Prius, 2010 and 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, and the 2011 - 2012 Lexus CT 200h. READ: Toyota Camry vs...Read More»

2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring
2016 Toyota Prius crash-tested, earns top safety ratings

The fourth generation of the Toyota Prius has only been on sale for a few months. Yet with the release this week of federal crash-test results, and of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) test results just last week, we now have a pretty good picture of the safety of this new...Read More»

2017 Toyota Prius Prime, 2016 New York Auto Show
2017 Toyota Prius Prime video preview

The latest Toyota Prius has been a real surprise—with daring looks and even a little bit of driving fun mixed in with stellar gas mileage. Now it’s time for a Prius that blends in the power of the plug--the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime. MORE: Read about the Toyota Prius The Prime is the...Read More»

2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco
2016 Toyota Prius: Lower Price, Higher MPG Adds Up To Even Better Value

The entire 2016 Toyota Prius Liftback lineup has been priced. Well, almost all of it has—because we’re still waiting for details and all the pertinent numbers on the reformulated Prius Plug-In that’s expected in the next year. The Prius family has, for years, included some of the...Read More»

2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco
2016 Toyota Prius First Drive: Video

It's now in its fourth generation, and the Toyota Prius continues to be the world's definitive hybrid-electric vehicle. This latest 2016 Prius gets slightly better gas mileage than before--52 miles per gallon for the base model--to keep its crown as the most fuel-efficient vehicle without a plug...Read More»

2016 Toyota Prius
2016 Toyota Prius Aiming At 55 MPG, Sportier Driving Experience

The 2016 Toyota Prius made an official first appearance this past week—and with a new shape, more finely detailed design details, and a heightened driving experience, the fourth-generation Prius looks poised to stay relevant—and a leader in some respects, in a market where the Prius is...Read More»

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota's success on the sales floor. Although Honda beat Toyota to the hybrid punch a decade-and-a-half ago, the Toyota Prius ran away with shoppers' hearts (and wallets), ultimately delivering a death blow to the Honda Insight. Now...Read More»

2014 Toyota Prius V
Massive Recall: Toyota Prius, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Tacoma, Lexus RX 350

Yesterday, we told you that Toyota's troubles related to its 2010 recall fiasco may finally be coming to an end. So naturally, today Toyota announced another major recall. This one affects some 960,000 vehicles in the U.S. Technically speaking, there are two recalls at work here. The bigger of the...Read More»

2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius
2014 Toyota Prius Slips To Four-Star Federal Safety Rating

Toyota’s iconic hybrid, the Prius, has held quite a reputation for safety, as well as for efficiency and technology, of course. Yet new results from the federal government show that it’s been downgraded from five stars to four stars in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) safety ratings...Read More»

2013 Toyota Prius liftback
Consumer Reports Dubs The Toyota Prius Best New-Car Value; Nissan Armada The Worst

It's December, and by now, nearly every automaker has rolled out its 2014 models, giving new-car shoppers lots to look at. And right on cue, Consumer Reports has just named its best and worst new-car picks. To determine where models fall in the rankings, Consumer Reports compiles data on each car...Read More»

2012, 2013, and 2014 Toyota Prius
2014 Toyota Avalon & Prius Pricing Announced

If you're in the market for a new Toyota, listen up, because the automaker has just announced pricing for 2014 models of two popular sedans: the Avalon and the Prius. On the whole, prices for the Avalon will remain flat, with two significant exceptions. The base model XLE will edge up $350...Read More»

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid
Ford Hybrid Sales Soar, Giving Toyota A Run For Its Money

Last week, we posted the U.S. auto sales stats for April, and the numbers were especially good for Detroit. Ford's performance was strongest of all, with the company boasting nearly 18% growth. Ford's figures were helped by its lineup of fuel-efficient rides, including hybrids like the C-Max and...Read More»

Fisker Atlantic concept unveiling before New York Auto Show, April 2012
Fisker Atlantic Delayed, Volvo C30 Discontinued, Tata Nano In The U.S.: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, Toyota priced the 2013 Prius lineup while Volvo announced the discontinuation of the C30 hatchback. The EPA rated the 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and the NHTSA is looking into possible issues with the 2005 Honda Pilot. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2013 Jaguar XJ
Toyota Prius, 2013 Jaguar XK, 2013 SRT Viper Launch Edition: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Jaguar introduced the 2013 XK and Fiat revealed the 2013 500 Turbo. Bentley talked about future powertrains and we spied the 2015 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The Ram starred in a new retro ad campaign...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Paul Ryan, Jeep Death Wobble, Pikes Peak Hill Climb Crash: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we drove a 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE AWD and spied a 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. A 2012 Fisker Karma caught on fire and we talked about E15 ethanol. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Buick priced the 2013 Verano Turbo from $29,990...Read More»

George Clooney advertising the Mercedes-Benz E-Class L in China
What Do The 1% Drive? The Top 10 Cars In Wealthy ZIP Codes

When you think of the wealthy -- if you do -- what do imagine them driving? A Porsche 911? A Lamborghini Gallardo? An old-school Rolls-Royce? Eh, not so much. Sure, six-figure supercars are the province of the uber-rich, but by and large, America's wealthy families drive fairly mainstream vehicles...Read More»

2012 Lexus CT 200h
Lexus Hybrids, Tesla's Losses Widen, Volkswagen Rumored To Buy Lotus: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we drove the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid and Tesla posted a financial loss. Rumors has it that Volkswagen is considering buying Lotus and BMW priced the new 2013 ActiveHybrid 7. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. A new study found...Read More»

2013 Nissan 370Z
2013 Cadillac ATS Reviewed, 2012 Chrysler 300 Video Road Test: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed the new 2013 Cadillac ATS and Nissan recalled the 2012 Juke. The 2012 Chrysler 300 stars in our latest video road test and Mitsubishi priced the 2013 Outlander Sport. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We took a spin in the...Read More»

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