2001 Toyota Prius Consumer Review: 2001 Prius - Drive it! Love i

2001 Toyota Prius - Consumer Review

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Base Sedan (1.5L 4-cyl. Hybrid CVT Automatic)

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2001 Prius - Drive it! Love it!
By alangoho on


2001 Toyota Prius 4dr Sedan (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)


Other than the initial sale (which was
right when the Prius was released for
sale in the US), this has been the most
amazing automobile experience I have
ever had.

I've had it for 18 months without a
complaint. I have put on about 18K
miles so far, and am averaging about
47.7 mpg. I am re-assured by the
quality of the vehicle. Not the cheesy
tin can that I was expecting from
buying an import. It's got a steel
body (which takes away from
performance/mpg, but adds to the solid
feel). It's no slouch when you need
acceleration, but that's not why I
bought it. I love "hearing the light
change" as the Toyota commercial so
succinctly put it.

Lots of interior room and a comfortable

Best Features

Hybrid Engine -- wouldn't have bought it otherwise.

Worst Features

Add cruise control as an option.
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