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Toyota Prius Reliability

You won't find Toyota Prius reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Toyota Prius truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Toyota Prius reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Toyota Prius was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Toyota Prius has been recently.

Toyota Prius Reliability:
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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2013 Toyota Prius 46 Prii, 6.8 months of data per Prius, average 7100 miles4
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2012 Toyota Prius 69 Prii, 8.9 months of data per Prius, average 18500 miles8
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2011 Toyota Prius 85 Prii, 9.1 months of data per Prius, average 32200 miles19
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2010 Toyota Prius 228 Prii, 10.0 months of data per Prius, average 50700 miles

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2009 Toyota Prius 46 Prii, 9.9 months of data per Prius, average 63500 miles21
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2008 Toyota Prius 97 Prii, 10.1 months of data per Prius, average 83700 miles17
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2007 Toyota Prius 78 Prii, 10.0 months of data per Prius, average 98700 miles23
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2006 Toyota Prius 58 Prii, 10.5 months of data per Prius, average 108000 miles24
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2005 Toyota Prius 70 Prii, 9.7 months of data per Prius, average 127500 miles25
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2004 Toyota Prius 42 Prii, 9.9 months of data per Prius, average 134300 miles

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0% Fewest Trips Most Trips
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2003 Toyota Prius   11 Prii, 6.5 months of data per Prius, average 148300 miles

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2002 Toyota Prius   14 Prii, 9.5 months of data per Prius, average 161400 miles

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2001 Toyota Prius   19 Prii, 8.9 months of data per Prius, average 155500 miles

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Toyota Prius

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What Our Members Are Saying about Toyota Prius Reliability and Durability

Reliability and Durability of the Toyota Prius: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
High level of reliability. Best in class. Never had a single warranty issue with the Prius.
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
everyone who owns one, loves them
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Per Consumer Reports, it is a reliable, durable car especially compared to most other vehicles.
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Toyota. That says it all
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Its a Toyota!
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
This car has not had any issues starting or running. My father-in-law put his 2nd gen through 120k miles in under 5 years with the same results.
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
No problems so far
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Have always been happy with Toyota and the current issues in the news have not changed my mind.
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Toyota cars have been the most reliable cars during the past quarter century.
2009 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
The car did not give any problems and still looks and performs like new.
Reliability and Durability of the Toyota Prius: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2006 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
heater blower died 2 winters in a row, at 45,000km and again at 75000km, both front wheel bearings at 50,000kms

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