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Review Purchased in summer 2006. With just under 141,000 miles, I've loved this car every minute I've driven it. Average mix of city/hwy I get 50-55 mpg, with full highway driving 49-53 depending on length of the drive (a few hours vs. much longer distances.) regular gas. It has saved me a fortune in gas and like the 4 Toyotas I owned before it since 1981, it has been continuously reliable. In spring 2012 my hybrid battery died at @128K. I decided: Why buy a new car? There's none better on the market. Replaced the hybrid battery for $2400, now have another 100K warranty on battery. Few things have been a problem - headlights expensive, struts went at 89K, but virtually nothing else. AMAZING car.
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What options are available on the 2006 Toyota Prius?
Available Toyota Prius 2006 Submodel Types: Hatchback, Sedan
Available Trims: Two, Three, Four, Base, Four Touring, III, IV, II, Touring, Three Touring, Five, I, Persona Series Special Edition, Standard, Two Eco, V, One
Exterior Colors: Classic Silver Metallic, Blizzard Pearl, Winter Gray Metallic, Barcelona Red Metallic, Black, Sea Glass Pearl, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Nautical Blue Metallic, Hypersonic Red, Midnight Black Metallic, Seaside Pearl, Super White, Blue Crush Metallic, Blue Ribbon Metallic, Millenium Silver Metallic, Sandy Beach Metallic, Spectra Blue Mica, Salsa Red Pearl, Millenium Silver, Silver Pine Mica, Driftwood Pearl, Magnetic Gray, Absolutely Red, Black Cherry Pearl, Brilliant Blue Pearl, Electric Green, Tideland Pearl
Interior Colors: Dark Gray cloth, Misty Gray cloth, Bisque cloth, Black leatherette, Moonstone leatherette, Dark Gray leatherette, Moonstone cloth, Gray/Burgundy, Black cloth, Harvest Beige leatherette, Bisque leatherette, Misty Gray leatherette, Beige cloth, Ivory/Brown, Gray cloth, Harvest Beige cloth, Dark Gray leather, Bisque leather, Black Softex leatherette, Charcoal leatherette, Misty Gray leather
Popular Features: Auto Climate Control, Rear Bench Seats, Trip Computer, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Tire Pressure Warning, Stability Control, Aux Audio Inputs, Bluetooth, USB Inputs, Back-up camera, Navigation, Keyless Entry/Start, Upgraded Headlights, Heated seats, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Pre-collision safety system, Power Driver Seat, Blind Spot Monitoring, Alarm, Parking sensors, Upgraded Stereo, Post-collision safety system, Sunroof/Moonroof, Heads up display, Leather Seats, Automatic Emergency Braking