More and more drivers are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and limit fuel consumption and hybrid vehicles like the Toyota Prius c are the way to go. Perfect for drivers in urban areas who endure stop-and-go traffic on a regular basis, the 2019 Toyota Prius c is a compact, fuel-efficient, affordable and athletic hatchback that promises plenty of fun. Learn more about the Prius c in this 2019 Toyota Prius c vs 2019 Honda Insight comparison that pits the affordable Toyota hybrid against a brand-new option in the segment.
Frugal and fuel-efficient drivers in the Bangor area who have come to love the 2019 Toyota Prius c will have a choice of two trim levels – L and LE – that will start at just $21,530. With this starting price point, the Toyota Prius c is the most affordable hybrid in the Toyota model lineup. Armed with an athletic hatchback style that features black roof rail accents, black rocker panels, silver accents, a body-color rear spoiler and 15-inch alloy wheels, the Toyota Prius c promises to turn heads when you get behind the wheel at Downeast Toyota.
What Are the Differences Between the Toyota Prius c and Honda Insight?
An affordable price tag and efficient fuel-economy ratings ensure that the Toyota Prius c will not break the bank at the dealership or the fuel pump and make it a fan favorite in this 2019 Toyota Prius c vs 2019 Honda Insight comparison. In addition to an affordable design, the Toyota Prius c is a value-packed compact hybrid with a wealth of standard features that the Honda Insight cannot match.
Toyota Prius c entries are powered by a fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive 1.5-liter Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder gas engine that pairs with a high-torque electric motor to manufacture 99 horsepower. Married to a Continuously Variable Transmission, the Toyota Prius c will earn an impressive 48 mpg in the city and 43 mpg on the highway. With three driver-selectable modes – Normal, ECO and EV Mode – you can tailor performance to fit your lifestyle. The Honda Insight employs a similar 1.5-liter four-cylinder hybrid that makes 151 horsepower and pairs with a Continuously Variable Transmission to make 52 mpg combined.
Hybrid does not have to mean boring and with an athletic and capable hatchback style, the 2019 Toyota Prius c will stand out from its Honda competitor in this comparison. With the hatchback design, the Toyota Prius c compact hybrid provides 17.1 cubic feet of cargo space – perfect for day-to-day errands or family adventures. Honda Insight models limit trunk space to 15.1 cubic feet. To make the Toyota Prius c even more attractive, you will enjoy a standard 6.1-inch Toyota Entune™ touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth and Toyota Safety Sense™ technology, which adds a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert and Automatic High Beams to the spec sheet.