Can't Beat the Prius
By Clogdancer on
2003 Toyota Prius 4dr Sedan (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
I had my pristine 92 XLE Camry ripped
off and totalled. I went to my
dealership in search for a used Prius.
They are rare. One pulled in: Emerald
Gold flake. I could not believe our
luck. It had every option. It looked
new on the interior and exterior. It
handles GREAT! Very small turning
radius! Plenty of pep. This is not a
whimpy Echo. Did you know that going
from 30 to 60 MPH, the Prius can beat
a Porche? The 2002 Prius is a tried
and true design. The example I
purchased is quieter than the top-of-
the-line Camry XLE, or Avalon.
Tight and nimble handling. Sips gas.
Comfortable seats. Larger than a
Corolla. A Trunk It has torque to
handle 4 grown adults w/no performance
difference. Safe, reliable, handling
like a sport car, nimble, sips gas
when not using the batteries. 50-75
MPG on any day.
The seat needs an armrest for both the
passenger and driver. A taller center
console would be great. No other