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2008 Toyota Prius

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2008 Standard 5dr Sedan
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Price:   -  From $21,500
2008 Base 5dr Sedan Price:   -  From $22,875
2008 Touring 5dr Sedan Price:   -  From $23,770

Overview

Now available in three trims, the Toyota Prius is a roomy mid-size car, producing low emissions and achieving excellent fuel economy. A wind-cheating, super-low 0.26 cD also helps to minimize interior noise. Powered by Toyotas' Hybrid Synergy Drive a 1.5 liter four-cylinder gas engine and continuously variable transmission combine with a powerful electric motor for 110 combined horsepower. The standard warranty for hybrid-related components is 8 years/100,000 miles. Features like power mirrors, remote keyless entry, and a tilt steering wheel with redundant climate and audio controls are standard. Standard safety features include dual-stage front airbags, side-curtain and front-seat side airbags.For 2008, the Toyota adds a more affordable Standard trim to the Prius lineup in addition to the Base and Touring trims.

Specs & Features

Highlights
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Available
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.5L I-4 / 76 HP / 82 ft.lbs.
Transmission
2-spd CVT w/OD
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
48 / 45 / 47 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
5
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.5L I-4 / 76 HP / 82 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
48 / 45 / 47 Mpg
Brakes
Front Disc/rear Drum
Front Suspension
Strut
Rear Suspension
Semi-independent Torsion Beam Beam
Spare Tire And Wheel
Compact Steel
Fuel Tank
11.9 Gal.
Recommended Fuel Type
Regular Unleaded
Average Cost To Fill Tank
$45
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
Passenger Volume
96 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
175.0 "
Exterior Width
67.9 "
Exterior Height
58.7 "
Front Headroom
39.1 "
Rear Headroom
37.3 "
Front Legroom
41.9 "
Rear Legroom
38.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
55.0 "
Rear Shoulder Room
52.9 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
2,932 Lbs.
Wheel Base
106 "
Turning Radius
17.1 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
Wheels
15.0 " Silver Aluminum / 17.0 " Silver Aluminum / 18.0 " Silver Aluminum
Paint
Clearcoat Monotone / Clearcoat Monotone With Stripe
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote
Bumpers
Body-colored
Grille Moldings
Chrome
Rear Spoiler
Exhaust
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Seating
Passenger Capacity
5
Seat Trim
Cloth / Leather
Front Seat Type
Bucket
Heated Front Seats
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Armrests
4-way
Rear Armrests
Center
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Radio
Am/fm, Seek-scan
Speakers
6
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Driver
Tinted Windows
Light / Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
2
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
Not Yet Available
Rollover Crash Safety Rating
Front Impact Airbags
Driver And Passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
Seat Mounted
Knee Airbag
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
Seat Mounted
Rear Side Airbag
Seatbelt Pretensioners
Front
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel Anti-lock Brakes (abs)
Forward Collision Warning
Blind Spot Sensor
Lane Departure Warning
Autonomous Cruise Control
Pedestrian Detection
Driver Attention Alert
Daytime Running Lights
Auto High Beams
Adaptive Headlights
Parking Sensors
Security Systems
Security System
Panic Alarm
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer
Warranty
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
Roadside Assistance Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

Used 2008 Toyota Prius for Sale

3 vehicles found within 100 miles of your area
Toyota
Base
Mileage

205,932 mi

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Keller Bros. Ford (82 mi)

Toyota
Touring
Color: Blue
Price

$8,890

Mileage

99,504 mi

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AutoDot (93 mi)

Phone: (443) 877-4999
Toyota
Standard
Color: Silver
Price

$10,990

Mileage

57,185 mi

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Masic Motors (52 mi)

Phone: (717) 545-1722

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Four Hatchback 4D
Color: GRAY
Price

$21,995

Mileage

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Dean's Auto Plaza Inc (69 mi)

Phone: (717) 632-9989
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