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Toyota Prius Specs at TrueDelta: Powertrains and tires by trim level (2012)

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2012 Toyota Prius Specs - Exterior and Interior Dimensions

Body 4dr Hatch
Wheelbase 106.3 in
Length 176.4 in
Width 68.7 in
Height 58.7 in
Curb Weight 3042 lb.
Fuel Capacity 11.9 gal.
Headroom, Row 1 38.6 in
Shoulder Room, Row 1 54.9 in
Hip Room, Row 1 52.7 in
Legroom, Row 1 42.5 in
Headroom, Row 2 37.6 in
Shoulder Room, Row 2 53.1 in
Hip Room, Row 2 51.2 in
Legroom, Row 2 36.0 in
Total Legroom 78.5 in (over 2 rows)
Cargo Volume, Minimum 21.6 ft3
Cargo Volume, Maximum 39.6 ft3

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Seat Room and Comfort of the 2012 Toyota Prius

2012 Toyota Prius Seat Room and Comfort: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Excellent for at least a 6 footer see full Toyota Prius review
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Outstanding see full Toyota Prius review
2012 Toyota Prius Seat Room and Comfort: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Mentioned this before, but should be mentioned again and again. It's a compact ecoonomy car with luxury under-the-hood technology. see full Toyota Prius review
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Lack of lumbar support will translate into back fatigue on long trips. see full Toyota Prius review
 

2012 Toyota Prius 4-door Hatch Specs - Powertrains and Tire Sizes

Trim One Two Three Four Five Plug-in Hybrid Plug-in Hybrid Advanced
Standard Engine 1.8L I4 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
98 hp@5200
105 lb-ft@4000
1.8L I4 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
98 hp@5200
105 lb-ft@4000
1.8L I4 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
98 hp@5200
105 lb-ft@4000
1.8L I4 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
98 hp@5200
105 lb-ft@4000
1.8L I4 Hybrid
DOHC-4v
98 hp@5200
105 lb-ft@4000
1.8L I4 Plug-in Hybrid
DOHC-4v
98 hp@5200
105 lb-ft@4001
1.8L I4 Plug-in Hybrid
DOHC-4v
98 hp@5200
105 lb-ft@4001
Standard TransmissionCVTCVTCVTCVTCVTCVTCVT
Standard DrivetrainFWDFWDFWDFWDFWDFWDFWD
Standard Tires195/65R15 tires195/65R15 tires195/65R15 tires195/65R15 tires215/45VR17 tires195/65R15 tires195/65R15 tires

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Powertrain of the 2012 Toyota Prius

2012 Toyota Prius Powertrain: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
lack of pep see full Toyota Prius review
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
The powertrain is excellent around town, but sounds a bit strained at highway speeds. see full Toyota Prius review
2011 4dr Hatch 98-horsepower 1.8L I4 Hybrid
CVT FWD
It is slow, but steady and relaxing. Do not buy if you want fun. see full Toyota Prius review
 

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2012 Toyota Prius MSRP and Invoice Prices

Body Trim Base Price Invoice Destination
4dr Hatch One 23,015 21,864 760
4dr Hatch Two 24,000 22,560 760
4dr Hatch Three 25,565 23,799 760
4dr Hatch Four 28,235 26,284 760
4dr Hatch Five 29,805 27,744 760
4dr Hatch Plug-in Hybrid 32,000 30,721 760
4dr Hatch Plug-in Hybrid Advanced 39,525 37,945 760

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