2003 Toyota Prius 4dr Sedan (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
Excellent energy efficieny and "super
ultra-low emissions car. Pushing 50 mpg
actual, this is a smartly engineered,
high quality vehicle, with excellent
safety features. Well laid-out spacious
interior for a compact vehicle, sits
four adults comfortably, with adequate
trunk space. Safety features ABS, DRL,
front- and side-airbags. Adequate power
and speed (does 85 mph without problems)
with aceptable--but not performace--
handling. Great car for in-town or
road trips. Mileage superiority really
shines in town.
Super-ultra-low emissions. Exceptional
gas mileage (no need to drill ANWR or
occupy Iraq). Very pragmatic and
beautifully engineered vehicle.
Although high-tech in its use of
computers, the basic design is simple
and elegant--right down to its cup
Add curtain airbags. Add traction
control. Higher center armrest in front
(after-market option is good). Cup
holders are great. Improve frontal
crash protection at the A-pillar, mainly
on sliding under a barrier.
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