2015 Toyota Prius vs Civic Hybrid, C-Max Hybrid, and Fusion Hybrid (866) 778-3304

For 2015, The Toyota Prius re-introduces the Persona Series model to the lineup with minor tweaks for even more upscale refinement. Prius has become synonymous with the Hybrid vehicle image thanks to its innovative and efficient hybrid performance, striking design, seamless integration of advanced technology and Toyota's reputation for Quality, Dependability and Reliability. Don't forget about the Prius renowned fuel economy, without question, the core competency of a hybrid vehicle is energy efficiency. The 2015 Toyota Prius continues to show its strength in this area, with EPA ratings of 51 mpg in the city, 48 mpg in the highway and 50 mpg combined.

2015 Prius Two vs. 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid

After receiving the latest in Honda tech upgrades for the 2014 model year, the Honda Civic Hybrid remains well-positioned in its segment for 2015 as a comfortable and reliable compact hybrid. Still, synonymous with the Hybrid vehicle, Prius delivers innovative technology, a long list of standard and available features, Toyota's reputation for Quality, Dependability and Reliability and offers amazing EPA fuel economy ratings.

PERFORMANCE: 2015 Prius Two holds several key performance advantages against Civic Hybrid, including higher EPA-mpg estimates, driver-selectable EV Drive Mode, a tighter turning circle and standard Hill Start Assist Control

UTILITY: Prius has significantly more cargo space than Civic Hybrid, as well as standard heated power outside mirrors and Touch Tracer Display, a feature unavailable on Civic Hybrid entirely.

TECHNOLOGY: While 2015 Civic Hybrid features some impressive in-cabin features, Prius Three and up offer some exciting connectivity and entertainment features, particularly with the Entune App Suite.

CONVENIENCE: Prius Five can be equipped with the available Advanced Technology Package, which features Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), Pre-Collision System (PCS), Lane Keep Assist (LKA), Head-Up Display and Safety Connect - Civic Hybrid only matches with Lane Departure Warning and HondaLink Assist, while its Forward Collision Warning system doesn't include brake support like Prius Five's Pre-Collision System.

SAFETY: Prius features seven standard airbags, while Civic Hybrid features six.

VALUE: According to IntelliChoice.com, Prius has lower 5-year estimated overall ownership costs compared to Civic Hybrid for 2014, plus, Prius comes with ToyotaCare's no-cost factory-scheduled maintenance plan for two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. Civic Hybrid doesn't come with a standard maintenance plan.




2015 Prius Two vs. 2015 Ford C-MAX Hybrid SE

Introduced in 2013, Ford's C-MAX Hybrid attempts to improve on Prius' proven combination of impressive technology, competitive fuel economy ratings, and a versatile, comfortable cabin. While C-MAX Hybrid manages to entice customers with its sporty ride and ample passenger space and comfort, Prius still bests C-MAX hybrid in a variety of categories.

PERFORMANCE: Prius outshines C-MAX Hybrid in EPA-mpg estimates.

UTILITY: Prius Two provides customers with standard LED Daytime Running Lights, heated power outside mirrors, Smart Key Entry, and on the inside, push button start, steering wheel-mounted climate and Bluetooth hands-free phone controls and Touch Tracer Display, all standard features unmatched by C-MAX Hybrid SE.

CONNECTIVITY: Prius Two includes a standard 6.1-in. touch-screen audio display, with HD Radio, navigation and integrated mobile apps standard on Prius Three and up - C-MAX fails to match this level of available connectivity.

TECHNOLOGY: Prius Five can be equipped with the available Advanced Technology Package, which features Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), Pre-Collision System (PCS), Lane Keep Assist (LKA), Head-Up Display and Safety Connect - all features unmatched by C-MAX.

SAFETY: Prius features standard Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), C-MAX does not, and Prius Two and up feature standard rear backup camera, a feature only available on C-MAX SEL as an extra-cost option.

VALUE: According to IntelliChoice.com, Prius has lower 5-year estimated overall ownership costs compared to C-MAX for 2014, plus, Prius comes with ToyotaCare's no-cost factory-scheduled maintenance plan for two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first. C-MAX doesn't come with a standard maintenance plan.



2015 Prius Two vs. 2015 Ford Fusion S Hybrid

Ford Fusion Hybrid is a strong contender in the hybrid sedan segment, known for its impressive handling and advanced technology features - now adding rearview camera standard on all grades for 2015. Prius has re-introduced the Persona series model to the lineup for 2015 with even more upscale style. Synonymous with the Hybrid vehicle, Prius delivers innovative technology, a long list of standard and available features, Toyota's reputation for Quality, Dependability and Reliability and offers amazing EPA fuel economy ratings.

PERFORMANCE: 2015 Prius Two holds several key performance advantages against Fusion S Hybrid, including higher EPA-mpg estimates, a tighter turning circle, lighter curb weight for nimbler handling as well as standard Hill Start Assist Control - a feature unavailable to Fusion Hybrid entirely.

TECHNOLOGY: Prius Two features a standard 6.1-in. touch-screen, while a touch-screen display is unavailable to Fusion S Hybrid, and customers opting for Prius Three and above receive a wealth of standard amenities unavailable to Fusion Hybrid.

UTILITY: Prius has significantly more cargo space than Ford Fusion Hybrid, as well as standard Smart Key entry with Push Button Start and heated power outside mirrors - both features unavailable on Fusion S Hybrid.

CONVENIENCE: Prius' Touch Tracer Display places an image of steering wheel controls on the Multi-Information Display, a cool and convenient way to help drivers keep attention on the road - a feature unmatched by the Fusion Hybrid.

SAFETY: While Fusion S Hybrid includes more standard safety items than Prius Two, Prius Five's Advanced Technology Package takes upscale safety features to the next level with Pre-Collision System (PCS), and Safety Connect (also available on Prius Four).

VALUE: With standard ToyotaCare and its no-cost scheduled maintenance plan for two years or 25,000 miles, whichever comes first, and a lower estimated cost of ownership according to IntelliChoice, Prius offers potential savings over the Ford Fusion Hybrid.



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