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Honda Insight VTi-L v Toyota Prius: hybrid car comparison

Honda Insight VTi-L vs Toyota Prius Model overview Honda Insight VTi-L - $33,490 Toyota Prius - $39,900 Around 11 years after the global launch of the first generation Honda Insight, the all-new second generation has arrived in Australia. The two-variant range includes the entry-level VTi for $29,990, and the top-spec VTi-L at $33,490...

Video: Toyota Prius song and vote to determine plural

With the recent unveilings of the Prius C Concept and Prius V expanding Toyota’s Prius hybrid range to four, a certain question has been thrown around the CarAdvice office lately: ‘What do you call more than one Prius?’ It turns out Toyota is pondering the same question, and rather than telling the world what to call multiples of its Prius, it is asking members of the motoring public to vote for their favourite...

Toyota Prius C Concept unveiled at Detroit Auto Show

The Toyota Prius C Concept has broken cover at the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit overnight, sending out a warning to the Honda Insight at the same time. According to Toyota, the C Concept – for ‘city’-centric hybrid vehicle – is designed for “compact shoppers… interested in a smaller hybrid at an entry price point and with superior fuel economy”...

Toyota Prius expected to be US top-seller by 2020

Toyota Motor Corp. in the US has announced that it expects the Toyota Prius, and subsequent versions, to be the brand's top-selling car in the country by 2020. In order to do this, the Prius hybrid car will need to overtake the current top-selling car in America, the Toyota Camry. Toyota's vice president for US sales, Bob Carter, is adamant the Prius will get there...

Video: 2011 Toyota Prius MPV teaser with Bob Burnquist

Toyota has released a teaser video of the third vehicle in its Prius family – currently known as the Prius MPV – ahead of its world premiere at the 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January. In a clear attempt to tap into a younger demographic, the video features Brazilian-American professional skateboarder Bob Burnquist, who is well known for his environmentally conscious lifestyle...

Toyota Prius coolant issue causes Toyota to fix 650,000 cars worldwide

Toyota US has announced to its dealers it is going to pay for around 378,000 Toyota Pruis models in the US to be fixed after a recent coolant issue was found. Toyota Motor Corp. Japan has also said today that the company will pay for repairs of models sold outside the US as well, totaling around 650,000 cars, including 6566 Australian cars...

Toyota Prius MPV interior teaser released on Facebook

Toyota has released yet another teaser image of the new Toyota Prius MPV. This time, we get a glimpse of the new interior. Toyota has also given the image a little punchline once again; 'Entertainment for the entire family.' Toyota is really keen on pushing the new Prius into other markets, namely, the family car market...

Toyota Prius C&A Custom Concept at SEMA

A cool looking Toyota Prius? Who would've thought. Apparently it's possible and the folks at Conversions and Accessories (C&A) in Toyota Japan have had a go. First up, there is no extra power, which as far as we can see is a mandatory requirement for making not so 'cool' cars, cooler...

Toyota Prius Generation X edition celebrates 10 years of Prius

As a way of celebrating ten years in the hybrid business, Toyota UK has announced the release of the Toyota Prius Generation X special edition featuring a sporty new personality. It's quite unusual but the car comes with sporty enhancements such as 17 inch smoke finish alloy wheels and bulked-up bodywork. There's extensions to the front and rear bumper bars as well as a new sill panel...

Toyota Prius MPV revealed

Remember the teaser shot we saw of the upcoming Toyota Prius, with its tag line that read 'The Prius family is getting a whole lot bigger'? It's true, an upcoming Toyota Prius MPV has just been revealed. The team at autoblog.it have posted this possibly leaked image of the upcoming Toyota Prius MPV showing all its glory...

Toyota Prius MPV Alpha tease shot released

Toyota has released a glimpse of what the new Toyota Alpha will look like on its Facebook page. The tease shot shows the new car and its proportions up against a Toyota Prius to showcase the MPV body. The car will be heavily based on the Toyota Prius. It will feature the same or similar hybrid powetrain but it's unclear if this model will feature a larger petrol engine...