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2012 Toyota Prius c 2012 Honda CR-Z 2012 Honda Insight
     
5dr HB One (Natl)
  • 5dr HB One (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Two (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Three (Natl)
  • 5dr HB Four (Natl)
Manual
  • Manual
  • CVT
  • Manual EX
  • CVT EX
  • Manual EX with Navigation
  • CVT EX with Navigation
CVT
  • CVT
  • CVT LX
  • CVT EX
  • CVT EX with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $18,950 $19,695 $18,500
Invoice $18,003 $18,763 $17,629
Avg. Paid $15,381 $13,429 $12,072

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.0 7.5
Critics' Rating 8.7 8.3 6.6
Performance 6.5 7.4 7.0
Interior 7.0 7.7 7.1
Operating Cost 8.8 8.4 8.7
Safety 10.0 9.1 9.7
Reliability 4.0 3.5 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Outstanding fuel economy
  • Good reliability score
  • Nimble handling
  • Comfortable ride
  • Responsive brakes
  • Sharp steering
  • Good fuel economy
Cons
  • Sluggish acceleration
  • Poor rear visibility
  • Fuel economy unimpressive for a hybrid
  • Quirky start-stop feature
  • Limited rear legroom
  • Few standard features
  • Bumpy ride

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Manual Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 1.5L/- TBD - Gas/Electric I4 1.5L/91 Gas/Electric I4 1.3L/82
MPG 53 City / 46 Hwy 31 City / 37 Hwy 41 City / 44 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Hatchback Hatchback Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 100.4 95.9 100.4
Length, Overall (in) 157.3 160.6 172.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.5 66.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 54.9 56.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2500 2657 2747

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 2 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 87.4 49.1 85.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 36.9 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 42.7 42.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.3 53.8 52.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.0 51.5 51.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 36.4
Second Leg Room (in) 50.8 33.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 50.4
Second Hip Room (in) 50.8 48.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) - TBD - 31.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 25.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 1.5L/- TBD - 1.5L/91 1.3L/82
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 73 @ 4800 122 @ 6000 98 @ 5800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 82 @ 4000 128 @ 1000 - 1750 123 @ 1000 - 1700
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Manual Continuously Variable Transmission
Turning diameter 31.4 35.4 36.1

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 53 31 (Est) 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 46 37 (Est) 44
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.5 10.6 10.6

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Torsion-beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard