Used 2005 Toyota Prius

2005 Toyota Prius
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2005 Toyota Prius

Pros

  • Outstanding mileage, ultralow emissions, generous amount of interior room, hatchback utility, reasonable price, excellent build quality.

Cons

  • Less power than other midsize sedans, some confusing controls, real-world driving results in lower mileage than the window sticker suggests.

Used 2005 Toyota Prius for Sale

Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
53,858 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
(1)
JNM Auto Sales
6.7 mi away
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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$192 Below Market
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
105,330 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
A Plus Motors LLC
7.3 mi away
List$5,999
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
204 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
(3)
Audi Chantilly
9.3 mi away
List$3,757
Est.Loan: $77/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
80,661 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
1st Choice Auto Sales
16 mi away
List$5,994
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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$165 Below Market
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
196,359 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
Credit Line Motors LLC
28 mi away
List$3,488
Est.Loan: $72/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
192,166 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
Northern VA Motors
38.4 mi away
List$4,999
Est.Loan: $102/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
106,920 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
Harrison Auto Sales
48.1 mi away
List$5,400
Est.Loan: $111/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
196,148 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
Nick Auto Sales
53.9 mi away
List$4,499
Est.Loan: $92/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
90,460 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
Bill Kidd's Timonium Volvo Cars
54.6 mi away
List$6,988
Est.Loan: $143/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
233,257 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
Steven Nissan
84.2 mi away
List$2,350
Est.Loan: $48/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
240,000 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
(5)
Cars 4 Less
17.4 mi away
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
85,843 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
(1)
Hampstead Pre-Owned
52.2 mi away
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Edmunds' Expert Review

A full-featured midsize family sedan that just so happens to be the most fuel-efficient and earth-friendly sedan on the market as well. The fact that it starts at just $20K makes the 2005 Toyota Prius all the more attractive.

2005 Highlights

For the 2005 Toyota Prius, a rear wiper is now standard, the sun visor material has been changed from vinyl to fabric, and the Smart Entry and Start system has been renamed the Smart Key System.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2005 Toyota Prius.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Great car until the hybrid battery pack failed at 109k
armory,01/13/2013
Bought used with 58k miles. Car is extremely quiet. Car gets around 48mpg after changing your driving habits. You can fill up the gas tank for about $35. Changing the oil is easy b/c the oil filter is attached at the very bottom of the engine and nothing is below it. My hybrid battery died at 109k miles. This is a $3500 repair at Toyota. I would not have bought a Prius if I would have known the battery would not last longer. I replaced the battery pack myself with a refurbished one from priusrebuilders.com for about $1000 and sold the car. Money saved in gas was used to pay for repair. A Prius sitting and not being driven is the number 1 reason for battery packs not lasting.
Very reliable and economical!
3angelsfly,12/17/2011
We now have 145,000 miles on our Prius and it has no mechanical problems and drives as good as it did when I purchased it with 67k. Still getting 45 mpg, and I don't drive easy. Cannot find a better car out there for the money and cost of ownership. Have done basic maintenance--oil changes, spark plagues, air filter, trans fluid, and a new 12V battery, and tires. Only thing that stopped working was the cd changer, but we use an ipod through the tape deck anyway. Still using original headlight bulbs, and brakes. Car handles well; very easy to drive, very good in snow and ice. Unfortunately, the car does not have comfortable seats, and is not sporty or fun to drive for a young man.
Issues with 05 prius you should know
2005 prius ,06/11/2010
After purchasing my 05 prius with factory navigation and HID headlights, package 6 I believe. Just be aware that all 04 and 05 had the ugly painted door panels and dash, I strongly would avoid these if you can get the 06 and newer. the paint has peeled off on these parts. I went to a prius dismantler and purchased all the door panels and dash parts from a 08 prius to do the swap, so much nicer. The second and biggest issue is the HID headlight bulbs, they just shut off while you use them . The best solution is replace them with aftermarket HID bulbs, do not use the factory Toyota bulbs, they will go out again. Numerous owners have had this issue, ballast is not the problem, it's the bulbs.
great car
gart pres,10/11/2015
i have a 2005 pirus with 380, miles still running strong always change my oil at 3000 miles and never changed the battery.
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Features & Specs

MPG
48 city / 45 hwy
Seats 5
Continuously variable-speed automatic
Hybrid
110 hp @ 5000 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Marginal
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2005 Toyota Prius
Used 2005 Toyota Prius Overview

The Used 2005 Toyota Prius is offered in the following submodels: Prius Hatchback. Available styles include 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT).

What's a good price on a Used 2005 Toyota Prius?

Save up to $192 on one of 11 Used 2005 Toyota Prius for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $2,350 as of11/18/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from2.3 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2005 Toyota Prius trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Toyota Prius Base is priced between $2,350 and$6,995 with odometer readings between 204 and233257 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2005 Toyota Prius?

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