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2012 Toyota Prius

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2012 Two 5dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $24,000
2012 Three 5dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $25,565
2012 Three 5dr Hatchback w/Solar Roof Price:   -  From $25,565
2012 Four 5dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $28,235
2012 Four 5dr Hatchback w/Deluxe Solar Roof Package Price:   -  From $28,235
2012 Five 5dr Hatchback Price:   -  From $29,805
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The reasons why Toyota's overachieving little Prius has become synonymous with “hybrid car” are many. To put it bluntly, no other vehicle has nailed the formula to date, and that includes the oft-compared 2012 Chevrolet Volt and 2012 Nissan LEAF.

The Prius is sold in Two, Three, Four and Five trim levels, while the cheaper One model is offered only for fleet sales (Taxicabs). The compact/midsize hybrid uses Toyota's tried & true Hybrid Synergy Drive system, which combines a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine to an electric motor which together generate 134 combined peak horsepower. All Prius models use a continuously variable automatic transmission and front-wheel drive to maximize fuel efficiency.

Despite the car's eco-friendly demeanor, it’s relatively easy to live with on a daily basis. Decent rear seat interior room and up to 21.6 cubic feet of cargo capacity (the rear seats fold down flat) combined with advanced safety and infotainment features provide a car that can save hundreds of dollars annually on fuel bills without making compromises in comfort or safety.

In addition, it should be noted that the Prius is not the only Hybrid model Toyota has released. The Prius lineup has expanded, and there are several versions currently available: the standard Prius (noted above), the smaller Prius c subcompact, the larger Prius v Wagon and the advanced Prius Plug-In range- extending Hybrid.

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Specs & Features

Overall Crash Safety Rating
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.8L I-4 / 98 HP / 105 ft.lbs.
2-spd CVT w/OD
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Highway/Combined
51 / 48 / 50 Mpg
Passenger Capacity
Bumper to Bumper Warranty
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Mechanical Specs
Engine - Cylinders/Horsepower/Torque
1.8L I-4 / 98 HP / 105 ft.lbs.
Drive Type
Fuel Economy - City/Hwy/Combined
51 / 48 / 50 Mpg
4-wheel Disc
Front Suspension
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
Dimensions & Capabilities
Maximum Cargo Volume
Passenger Volume
94 Cu.ft.
Exterior Length
176.4 "
Exterior Width
68.7 "
Exterior Height
58.7 "
Front Headroom
38.6 "
Rear Headroom
37.6 "
Front Legroom
42.5 "
Rear Legroom
36.0 "
Front Shoulder Room
54.9 "
Rear Shoulder Room
53.1 "
Front Hip Room
Rear Hip Room
Curb Weight
3,042 Lbs.
Wheel Base
106 "
Turning Radius
17.1 '
Exterior Features
Door Count
4 Doors
15.0 " Aluminum / 17.0 " Silver Forged Aluminum / 17.0 " Silver Aluminum
Clearcoat Monotone / Pearlcoat Monotone / Clearcoat Monotone With Stripe / Clearcoat Monotone With Badging / Metallic Monotone
Exterior Mirrors
Dual Power Remote Heated
Grille Moldings
Rear Spoiler
Stainless Steel
Interior Features
Passenger Capacity
Seat Trim
Cloth / Leather
Front Seat Type
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
Front Armrests
Rear Armrests
Rear Seats
60-40 Bench
Radio & Infotainment
Am/fm Stereo, Seek-scan / Siriusxm Am/fm/satellite, Seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
Apple Car Play
Android Auto
Bluetooth w/ Hands-Free Connectivity
Convenience Features
Steering Wheel Type
Telescopic Tilt
Climate Control
Automatic Air Conditioning
Cruise Control
With Steering Wheel Controls
Sun Roof
Rearview Mirror
Day-night / Auto-dimming Day-night
One Touch Open Window
Front And Rear
Tinted Windows
Light / Deep
Vanity Mirrors
Dual Illuminated
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Power Outlets
Safety Features
Overall Crash Safety Rating
Overall Front Crash Safety Rating
Overall Side Crash Safety Rating
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
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
Bumper To Bumper Months Miles
36 Months / 36,000 Miles
Major Components Months
60 Months / 60,000 Miles
Included Maintenance Months
24 Months / 25,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Months
24 Months / 25,000 Miles
Corrosion Perforation
60 Months / Unlimited Miles
Accessories Months
36 Months / 36,000 Miles

Used 2012 Toyota Prius for Sale

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