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Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending June 30, 2018

An asterisk (*) marks results based on small sample sizes.

Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
56 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 18900 miles driven2017 Chevrolet Volt
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  56 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 18900 miles driven
42 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 17100 miles driven2017 Toyota Prius
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  42 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 17100 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 28700 miles driven2016 Toyota Prius
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  35 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 28700 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 47500 miles driven2015 Toyota Prius
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  35 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 47500 miles driven
35 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 47300 miles driven2014 Chevrolet Volt
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  35 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 47300 miles driven
37 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 62300 miles driven2013 Chevrolet Volt
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  37 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 62300 miles driven
38 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 73400 miles driven2013 Toyota Prius
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  38 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 73400 miles driven
34 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 70700 miles driven

Includes 2011s (late intro for first model year).
2012
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  34 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 70700 miles driven

Includes 2011s (late intro for first model year).
53 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 88200 miles driven2012 Toyota Prius
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  53 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 88200 miles driven
34 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 70700 miles driven

New design, late introduction. Combined with the 2012.
2011
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  34 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 70700 miles driven

New design, late introduction. Combined with the 2012.
48 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 99800 miles driven2011 Toyota Prius
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  48 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 99800 miles driven
141 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 113800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2010
Toyota Prius
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  141 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 113800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
27 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 117600 miles driven2009 Toyota Prius Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 117600 miles driven
53 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 140600 miles driven2008 Toyota Prius
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  53 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 140600 miles driven
58 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 152100 miles driven2007 Toyota Prius
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  58 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 152100 miles driven
39 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 156400 miles driven2006 Toyota Prius
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  39 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 156400 miles driven
37 vehicles, 11.9 months per vehicle, 181300 miles driven2005 Toyota Prius
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  37 vehicles, 11.9 months per vehicle, 181300 miles driven
25 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 184800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2004
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  25 vehicles, 11.3 months per vehicle, 184800 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.

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Chevrolet Volt vs. Toyota Prius Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Chevrolet Volts and Toyota Priuss with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Chevrolet Volts and Toyota Priuss that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius have been recently.

To see how frequently Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2014 4dr Hatch 149-horsepower Electric + Gas
CVT FWD
Volt has not done a good job of telling people what a great car this is. see full Chevrolet Volt review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
made in japan, high quality control see full Toyota Prius review
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
The past reputation of the Prius as rated by such groups as Consumer Reports and the PriusChat online forum. see full Toyota Prius review
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Every Toyota I have owned have been flawless and completely dependable. see full Toyota Prius review
2010 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Despite the recent "runaway car" incidents -which everyone should know that they need to put their cars in neutral whether it be a Toyota or a Ford, I think that all the foreign car makers "get" it when it comes to reputation and image. see full Toyota Prius review
2009 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Sends a message to automakes that advanced green technology is something people really will pay for, and find attractive in a car. see full Toyota Prius review
2009 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Toyota quality see full Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
High resale / reliabilty see full Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Once again, toyotas rule the road. The dealership is also very good at helping out with repairs (from past experience, 2001 4Runner). see full Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Toyota has had a great reputation for reliability. see full Toyota Prius review
2008 4dr Hatch 76-horsepower 1.5L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
The image of the Prius as being enviro-conscious fits in well with my own practices ("going green"). see full Toyota Prius review
 
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