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Toyota Prius repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (36%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 2118 repairs.
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Toyota Prius repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (54%)

< $100 (15%)

Chart based on 689 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Toyota Prius problems by year

2001 - 2003 (11%)

2004 - 2005 (22%)

2006 - 2009 (42%)

2010 - 2011 (21%)

2012 - 2015 (4%)

2016 - present (0%)

Chart based on 2119 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Reliable, low cost for maintenance. Comfort and interior space. Technological advances. full 2010 Toyota Prius review
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
My daughter has a 2009 priusand she is very happy with it. She likes 2010 even more, full 2010 Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
consistent 47mpg over the years full 2008 Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
previous toyota autos owned have been excellant full 2008 Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
We had the Honda Civic Hybrid as the 1st choice and we then traded it in for a 2007 Prius. The Prius seems to have been built more solidly; also, fewer recalls than the HCH full 2007 Toyota Prius review
2007 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Quiet, efficient, smooth, maintenance-free. I love it! full 2007 Toyota Prius review
 

Toyota Prius Problems and Repair Histories

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