Toyota Prius vs. Chevy Volt | Waterford, MI

Iconic Efficiency in the Toyota Prius

The Toyota Prius was the first passenger hybrid vehicle to gain true success in the automotive industry and it's not hard to see why! With an instantly-recognizable style, a spacious and comfortable cabin with a modern aesthetic, and amazing efficiency thanks to the hybrid engine, it's the perfect vehicle for someone looking to get on the greener side of driving. We have it here at Szott M-59 Toyota, serving the Waterford, Detroit, Sterling Heights, Southfield, Bloomfield, Rochester , Holly, White Lake, and Oakland County areas, and we'd love to tell you more.

Toyota Prius

Style: Sleek, bold, and dynamic from every angle, the Prius looks like it came from the future. No matter which of the six trim levels you choose - the Two, Two Eco, Three, Three Touring, Four, or Four Touring - you'll get a car that boasts a presence that can't be ignored thanks to Bi-LED headlights, fog lights, 17-inch alloy wheels, and LED taillights around back.

Technology: Looking as advanced as it does, the Prius also delivers on all the features and tech you need. The Smart Key System makes getting in and out a breeze, the Entune™ Premium Audio on a 7-inch touchscreen display gives you entertainment and connectivity anywhere, the Smart-flow Climate Control provides comfort in any weather, and the Qi-Compatible wireless smartphone charging system means you can leave the wires and cords at home. Add on safety features like the Toyota Safety Sense™ P safety package with Lane Departure Alert, Steering Assist, Full­Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and much more, and you'll be ready for anything that comes your way.

Efficiency: The base 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine is paired to an electric motor so you can get the most out of every fuel fill-up. Hitting 95 horsepower and 105 lb-ft of torque, this engine is capable of maintaining up to an EPA-estimated 54 miles per gallon in the city. 50 mpg on the highway, and 52 mpg combined. You'll be stopping at the pumps less than ever before.

Come see us at our Waterford, MI dealership location today to learn more about the Toyota Prius. One talk with our experts and one test drive later, you'll be ready to make this efficiency machine your go-to ride.

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Compare the Toyota Prius to the Chevrolet Volt

With the success of the hybrid vehicle, there's been a lot of competition in the segment. However, if you ask us here at Szott M-59 Toyota, we know that the Toyota Prius is still the best of the bunch. Below, you'll see how it compares to the Chevrolet Volt, head to head, so you can see once and for all that the Prius shines as the superior hybrid car.

The Toyota Prius vs. the Chevrolet Volt

  • Right off the bat, the base Toyota Prius trim (Two) is considerably more affordable than the base Chevrolet Volt trim (LT). Compare $25,035 MSRP to $33,995 MSRP and see the astounding difference.

  • The Prius offers more trim levels - six total - so you have the ability to get a more personalized driving experience. The Volt's two trim options just don't cut it.

  • The main draw of a hybrid vehicle - the efficiency - is what really matters and Toyota's model wins by a long shot. The Volt only achieves am EPA-estimated 42 miles per gallon combined; the Prius, on the other hand, hits an EPA-estimated 52 miles per gallon combined.

  • The interior of the Prius boasts more front head and leg room, as well as more rear head and hip room, sure to keep all of your passengers happy on even the longest drives.

  • The Prius offers considerably more cargo space as well; compare the Prius' 24.6 cubic feet of cargo space to the Volt's 10.6 cubic feet.

  • According to, the Prius has scored higher average customer ratings than the Volt in these categories: Interior, Reliability, Safety, Comfort, Technology, and Value. It's important to note that all of the Prius' rating were 4.5 to 5 stars out of 5 in every category.

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