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2013 Toyota Prius repairs by problem area

Engine (11%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (5%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (53%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (16%)

Chart based on 19 repairs.
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2013 Toyota Prius repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (19%)

< $100 (75%)

Chart based on 16 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2013 Toyota Prius

Engine not specified

Toyota Prius in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

9000 mi
speakers vibrate with bluetooth conversation AND with music. Toyota cert. tech said the system is as good as it can get since its a low quality system. My $29,000 car has a LOW QUALITY system?! seems like a quick fix - replace speaker Speaker vibrates - often hard to hear the person talking via bluetooth because of vibration. Toyota said that the volume on the bluetooth was set at maximum We reset it and problem still exists. speaker vibrates, technician rode with me said he heard it. Was told that there was a newer update for the car but they didn't have it, needed to wait for update to come. They'd call us. No call from them they said there was no update (?) 

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2013 Toyota Prius 4dr Hatch

98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Plug-in Hybrid CVT FWD

Toyota Prius in Florida, United States
Oct 2014 - Sep 2017
Mar 2016

45000 mi
Drivers seat belt would not unlatch. The entire seat belt assembly was replaced. 

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2013 Toyota Prius 4dr Hatch

98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid CVT FWD

Toyota Prius in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2014
Feb 2014

5000 mi
Entune bug caused Bluetooth/iPod to begin playing automatically when connecting a new device. Entune update fixed issue. 
Toyota Prius in Minnesota, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2017
Sep 2014

6000 mi
Making loud rattle noise/shake under hood on initial startup. Would go away after warmup. Toyota recommended having it towed to shop and sent tow truck. Dealer had car for 2 days. Has made same noise 1 time since. Replaced intake manifold. 
Toyota Prius in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2014 - Sep 2017
Jun 2017

47000 mi

US $350
Brakes making noise when depressed. 
Toyota Prius in California, United States
Aug 2016 - Jan 2017
Oct 2016

32700 mi

US $1684
A/C compressor failed in internally disintegrated pushing metal debris through the entire a/c system 
Toyota Prius in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Dec 2016
Mar 2014

9000 mi
Faulty caster bolt. Took 2 days because the recall. 
Toyota Prius in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2017
Feb 2017

17000 mi

US $200
Auxiliary battery replaced by owner. 
Toyota Prius in California, United States
Mar 2013 - Dec 2016
Jun 2013

6000 mi
Bluetooth for handsfree cell use failed, locked up phone and radio. 
Sep 2013

13000 mi
Handsfree bluetooth not repairable. Software issue between Verizon & Motorola componets. Must repalce cellphone with different type. 
Mar 2014

25000 mi
Fan speed control changed speeds randomly. Control unit replaced 
Dec 2014

50000 mi
Dealer improperly secured shrouding around engine after oil change. Dragging heavily on the ground. Car had to be hauled back to dealership. 
Toyota Prius in New Jersey, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2017
Jun 2016

89000 mi

US $100
Key lock wouldn't work. 
Toyota Prius in California, United States
Mar 2013 - Jan 2017
May 2014

29000 mi
Software update for the MG ECU & Power Management ECU. 
Toyota Prius in Oregon, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2017
Apr 2015

20500 mi
Moonroof rattled when in fully open position. Dealer replaced moonroof guide rail system. 
Sep 2017

40000 mi
Recurrence of moonroof rattle when in open position (not tilt position). 
Toyota Prius in Colorado, United States
Jan 2013 - Sep 2016
Jul 2015

71300 mi
CD player would not eject cd's. Replaced CD player under extended warranty 

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2013 Toyota Prius Repair Histories

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