2003 Toyota Prius 4dr Sedan (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
Meryl Streep (who owns a one) asks "why
doesn't everyone drive a Prius?" Toyota
engineering brilliance has seen to it
that there's no sacrifice to getting 50
mpg. This is a solid, comfortable,
roomy, powerful, well-made sedan that
delivers the mileage Toyota says it
The engine shutting down when stopped or
in low-power situations is great. When
I'm sitting in traffic or at a
stoplight, it's good to know that I'm
not generating pollution for no reason.
I'd like to see Toyota make the same
configuration available in the US that
is available in the Prius in most of the
rest of the world: fold-down rear seats
and rear disc brakes.
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