2015 Toyota Prius Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2015 Toyota Prius Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


Just the Facts:
  • The 2015 Toyota Prius Hybrid Hatchback earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
  • The 2015 Prius earned four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.
  • The 2015 Toyota Prius C also earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA.

WASHINGTON The 2015 Toyota Prius Hybrid Hatchback earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Five stars is the highest rating.

The 2015 Prius earned four stars in the front crash test, five stars in the side crash test and four stars in the rollover crash test.

The 2015 Toyota Prius C also earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA, with four stars in the front, side and rollover crash tests.

The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid and the Prius V have not been rated by NHTSA.

The 2015 Prius is on sale now at Toyota dealerships.

Standard safety equipment on the 2015 Prius includes seven airbags, including a driver's knee airbag, along with vehicle stability control, antilock brakes, traction control and Smart Stop technology.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has not rated the 2015 Prius.

Key competitors to the Prius include the Honda Insight and Nissan Leaf.

Edmunds says: Car shoppers should note that the 2014 Honda Insight has not been rated by NHTSA. The 2014 Nissan Leaf earned a four-star overall safety rating from NHTSA.

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