What Are the Different Prius Models?

July 7th, 2020 by

2020 Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius debuted on the market in 1997 as the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle. Since then the Prius has grown in its fuel-efficiency and it’s available models, with three different Prius models being offered today. If you’re in the market for the original hybrid vehicle that offers a luxury and fuel-efficient ride for your Cedar Park commute, compare the Prius models below with Toyota of Cedar Park to find the one that best fits your needs. Have a question about our inventory? Feel free to contact us and one of our sales representatives will be happy to help you!


2020 Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius is most likely the vehicle you think about when you think of the different Prius models. With a starting MSRP of just $24,325*, the 2020 Toyota Prius comes in six trim levels with a suite of interior features for your Austin commute. If you decide on the Toyota Prius, you can take advantage of the following features:

  • EPA-estimated 58/53 city/highway mpg
  • Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Cargo Space: Up to 27.4 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume: 93.1 cubic feet
  • 7-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay® & Amazon Alexa capability 
  • Safety Connect® 
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P)

2020 Toyota Prius Prime

The Prius Prime came on the market in 2010 as a plug-in hybrid car with an electric motor. The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime starts at $27,900 MSRP* and comes in three trim levels for Leander drivers. Comparing Prius models, the Prius Prime can be fully charged in a traditional 120V outlet in less than 6 hours and less than 2.5 hours in a 240V outlet. Along with a powerful infotainment system, the Prius Prime comes with Siri® Eyes Free, Scout® GPS Link, Apple CarPlay®, Amazon Alexa, and more. See the other available Prius Prime features below:

  • EPA-estimated 55/53 city highway mpg, 133 MPGe**
  • EPA-estimated total driving range: 640 miles
  • Seating Capacity: Up to 5 passengers
  • Cargo Space: 19.8 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume: 91.5 cubic feet
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P)
  • 7-inch high-resolution touchscreen

2019 Toyota Prius c

Although it only joined the international market in 2012, the Toyota Prius c was discontinued in 2019 in favor of the Toyota Corolla Hybrid, which offered more fuel economy and space to the Toyota hybrid lineup. If you own a Toyota Prius c, you will still receive service from our Toyota of Cedar Park service center and you’ll be covered under your warranty – so long as it still applies. 

The 2019 Prius c was the most compact version of the Toyota Prius and offered two trim level packages for Georgetown drivers. The Prius c comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ C (TSS-C) and has Automatic High Beams, Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, and Lane Departure Alert. Browse the additional features and specs of the Prius c below: 

  • Seating Capacity: 5 passengers
  • Cargo Space: 17.1 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume: 87.4 cubic feet
  • 6.1-inch touchscreen infotainment display
  • Entune™ Audio with voice recognition, Bluetooth®, and Siri® Eyes Free

Go Green at Toyota of Cedar Park

Now that you’ve compared the Prius models, browse our online inventory and online model showroom to compare the 2020 models of the Toyota Prius and the Toyota Prius Prime. When you find a model you want to test drive, contact our friendly staff and we’ll arrange a date and time with you. You can also apply for financing online to save time at the dealership.

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*MSRP excludes the Delivery, Processing, and Handling Fee of $955 for Cars (Yaris, Yaris iA, 86, Corolla, Corolla HB, Camry, Camry HV, Prius LB, Prius c, Prius Prime, Mirai, Avalon, Avalon HV), $1,120 for Small/Medium Trucks, SUVs and Van (C-HR, RAV4, RAV4 HV, Highlander, Highlander HV, 4Runner, Sienna, Tacoma), $1,325 for Large SUVs (Sequoia, Land Cruiser), and $1,595 for Large Truck (Tundra). (Historically, vehicle manufacturers and distributors have charged a separate fee for processing, handling and delivering vehicles to dealerships. Toyota’s charge for these services is called the “Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee” and is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Toyota provides as well as Toyota’s overall pricing structure. Toyota may make a profit on the Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee.) Excludes taxes, license, title and available or regionally required equipment. The Delivery, Processing and Handling Fee in AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC and TX will be higher. The published prices do not apply to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Actual dealer price will vary.

**2020 Prius Prime EPA-estimated 133 combined MPGe when fully charged. Actual MPGe will vary. Battery capacity will decrease with time and use. See https://www.fueleconomy.gov/.