2018 Toyota Prius C
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2018 Toyota Prius C at Lustine Toyota

The Prius C is perfect proof that good things can come in small packages. The compact hatchback (the smallest Prius in the lineup) offers comfort, convenience, and celebrated Prius hybrid technology in a small, easy-to-maneuver body. Also the most economical of the Prius family, the Prius C is a perfect choice for drivers on a budget to access hybrid technology. College students and recent grads, young families and more will love the economy, versatility and cargo space of the Prius C.

Engine Performance

  • 46 mpg combined fuel efficiency
  • 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder gasoline engine
  • Hybrid powertrain

Safety Features

  • Standard Toyota Safety Sense C
  • Pre-Collision System with Brake Assist
  • Automatic highbeams

Vehicle Design

  • 17.1 cubic feet of cargo room
  • Available Entune Premium Audio
  • 3.5-inch Multi-Information Display

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What kind of power and handling can I expect from the Prius C?

Central to the entire Prius family is hybrid technology. With the help of a 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor, the 2018 Prius C achieves 46 miles per gallon combined. With EV and ECO Modes, drivers can enable all-electric driving or automatic throttle adjustments for maximized efficiency. Both energy efficient and environmentally responsible, the Prius C is rated as a Super Ultra Low Emission vehicle. In addition to fuel-efficiency, the Prius C emphasizes overall drivability. The vehicle's small body makes it incredibly easy to maneuver and perfect for busy streets and tight parking spaces. The hybrid battery is stowed beneath the rear seats to maximize interior space and lower the vehicle's center of gravity, which improves handling and overall safety. Couple all of this with a comfortable and quiet interior, and there's really nothing not to love about the Prius C's drive.

What ammenities and design features does the Prius C have?

Despite its smaller size, the Prius C is versatile, capable, and well-equipped. A four-door, hatchback-style body provides ample space for driver and passengers, as well as 17.1 cubic feet of cargo volume. A 60/40-split fold-down rear seat allows for easy packing of oversized cargo. Standard technology features include a 6.1-inch touchscreen display, a rear camera, Bluetooth and USB connectivity. A standard Multi-Information Display allows drivers to view information such as cruising range, fuel economy, real-time hybrid energy monitor and more. Available interior features include two-tone heated seats, a Smart Key System with push-button start and keyless entry, and an Entune audio system with smartphone integration.

What safety and security features come with the 2018 Prius C?

The 2018 Prius C is equipped with a comprehensive suite of safety and security features. As of 2017, every Prius C trim comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense C, a feature group that includes a Pre-Collision System with Brake Assist, Lane Departure Alert, and Automatic High Beams. Toyota's standard Star Safety System also comes with the Prius C, and includes vehicle stability control, anti-lock brakes, electronic brake force distribution, traction control, brake assist and Smart Stop technology. Nine standard airbags, a LATCH child seat tethering system, and energy-absorbing crumple zones are also among the Prius C's safety features. Roadside assistance through ToyotaCare is provided for a complimentary two years with the purchase or lease of every new Prius C.

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Final Thoughts on the 2018 Toyota Prius C

For those who love their full-size Prius but want something more compact and maneuverable, or for drivers on a budget who still want the fuel efficiency and low environmental impact of a hybrid, the Prius C is the perfect vehicle. Outfitted with an array of comfort, convenience, and safety features, the 2018 Prius C truly offers the full Prius experience in a smaller, more economical package.

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