Used 2005 Toyota Prius Hatchback

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 Hatchback for Sale

Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
39,606 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
List$7,995
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
107,008 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
List$6,283
Est.Loan: $129/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
196,359 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
List$3,888
Est.Loan: $80/mo
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
146,011 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
List$9,995
Est.Loan: $204/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)
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)
164,178 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
MINI of Annapolis
54.2 mi away
List$4,891
Est.Loan: $100/mo
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Dealer Notes
We are excited to offer this 2005 Toyota Prius. CARFAX BuyBack Guarantee is reassurance that any major issues with this vehicle will show on CARFAX report. This wonderfully fuel-efficient vehicle offers a supple ride, quick acceleration and superior styling without sacrificing MPGs. Low, low mileage coupled with an exacting maintenance program make this vehicle a rare find. Surprising quality accompanied by a high level of performance...this Millennium Silver Metallic on Gray/Burgundy Toyota Prius could end up being the perfect match for you. We look forward to seeing you soon! Please call us for more information.
Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
90,540 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
List$7,488
Est.Loan: $153/mo
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Dealer Notes
1.5L I4 SMPI DOHC, FWD, Gold. 2005 Toyota Prius Gold FWD CVT 1.5L I4 SMPI DOHCOdometer is 50285 miles below market average! 51/60 Highway/City MPGBill Kidd's in Automotive in Cockeysville, MD treats the needs of each individual customer with paramount concern.Perhaps a pre-owned, certified pre-owned vehicle or one of the many other used cars in our Cockeysville lot is the best fit for you. Each is thoroughly inspected by a trained technician and must meet the high expectations of all Bill Kidd's vehicles. Even if we don't carry the precise make and model you really want, we can help you find it. CALL US AT 1-855-422-8115 OR VISIT US 24/7 ON THE WEB AT www.billkidds.com.
Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
195,112 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
List$4,493
Est.Loan: $92/mo
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Dealer Notes
2005 TOYOTA PRIUS HATCHBACK 195K MILES (BRAND NEW HYBRID BATTERY INSTALLED BY TOYOTA DEALERSHIP) (RECORDS AVAILABLE)(***$3000**** VALUE*****)LOOKS RUNS AND DRIVES EXCELLENT POWER WINDOWS POWER DOOR LOCKS 50+ MPG SUPER CLEAN INSIDE/OUT! FIRST SERIOUS BUYER WITH CASH IN HAND WILL DRIVE IT HOME! Visit Universal Auto Sales online at www.universalautosales.net to see more pictures of this vehicle or call us at 703-901-1880 today to schedule your test drive.
Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
73,432 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
List$6,905
Est.Loan: $141/mo
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Dealer Notes
1 Owner, Be Sure To Read The Service History Report On Car Fax. 6 Month/7500 Mile Warranty Included! Pa. State Inspected And Serviced! Financing Is Available! 100% Car Fax Guaranteed!
Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
240,000 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
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17.4 mi away
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Toyota Prius 2005 4dr Hatchback (1.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
53,858 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
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)
39,805 miles
Used 2005
Toyota Prius
Base
List$7,995
Est.Loan: $164/mo
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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

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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

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