27 Jan '12, 2pm

2012 Toyota Prius C Hybrid Vs 2012 Toyota Yaris: MPG Battle

2012 Toyota Prius C Hybrid Vs 2012 Toyota Yaris: MPG Battle

A few days back we took a look at two similar, yet very different Hondas . The 2012 Honda Insight and 2012 Honda Fit share a platform, but different bodystyles and the use of Honda's Integrated Motor Assist hybrid technology in the Insight, makes each model unique. The same could be said of the upcoming 2012 Toyota Prius C, and the 2012 Toyota Yaris. Two similar subcompacts, but one using Toyota's efficient Hybrid Synergy Drive. Which one should your money go on? Economy Predictably, it's the hybrid that triumphs here. Just as when we compared Insight to Fit, the reasonable gas mileage achieved by the Yaris is no match for that of the Prius C. Unlike the Honda Fit , the Yaris is also most efficient with a 5-speed, manual transmission. In city driving, the EPA figure of 53 mpg for the Prius C is 23 mpg higher than that of the Yaris, and the 38 mpg highway economy of the 1.5...

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