2012 Toyota Prius c First Drive
What It Is/ Who It's For The 2012 Toyota Prius c is aimed to satisfy the desire of Gen Y -- or Millenials -- for a highly fuel-efficient, smartphone-connected, stylish vehicle costing less than $20,000. Best Thing Doesn't feel like you're driving a hybrid vehicle. Worst Thing The noisy continuously variable transmission, when revving, may surprise buyers not familiar with them. Snap Judgment The 2012 Toyota Prius c matches the competition feature to feature, then passes them all with its combined 50 mpg thanks to its hybrid heritage.
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