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Radio: AM/FM/CD Player w/MP3/WMA Capability
Tonneau Cover & Try Trim
Fabric Seat Trim
The following items have been reconditioned on this vehicle: all new tires!
- Keyless Start
- Rear Spoiler
- 50 State Emissions
- Classic Silver Metallic
- Light Blue Gray/Black; Fabric Seat Trim
- Model Two Pkg
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Overall4.8Out of 5
The Best Car I have EVER owned!
By Bob| on Sunday, March 07, 2021
5.0(Video) Used 2012 Toyota Prius c Marietta Atlanta, GA #KB83302
Bought my silver with black interior in April of 2012. I studied it for hours because I thought that this could be the best car I had ever seen and the best that Toyota had ever built. It is thee most reliable car that Toyota has ever built according to Consumer Reports. Let me tell you that if you drive this car on the highway at 43 miles per hour it will get about 65 miles per gallon all the time. I actually have gotten 87.5 miles per gallon only one time but before that I had a high of 85mpg. I did get one time like 94.7 mpg but that is when I was going down hill and the ev, all electric took over. I have not had any issues with this car. Driving down the highway at 43 miles per hour the EV kicks on each and every time you go down hill but if you go above past 44 miles per hour than the EV will turn off. There are no belts with this car. No timing belt or timing chain. Only a couple of hoses for the anti freeze. This car is built so perfectly that the weight of the front end is 1380 pounds and the rear weight is exactly 1380 pounds. Has anyone ever known any car to weigh exactly the same for the front and the rear? The air conditioner actually runs on electric motor so you are not waisting fuel from your engine. The air conditioner is self contained. I leave mine on all year long even when I have the heater on so my seals in the air conditioner will never go bad and make it leak. I have owned this for almost 9 years and still have not ever gotten it checked for freon. The weight of this car is only 2500 pounds! Toyota will build another one of these soon because gas will soon be hirer than it ever has been before very very soon. Can anyone tell me if they know of another car manufacturer who has made a car as good as this and have the same weight distribution for the front and rear of the car? I believe that we have witness the greatest car ever built. This car has plenty of power. I know because I have had it up over 109 miles per hour. So when people say this is not sporty and it is slow they really do not know how to drive this car. My car is a 2012 Toyota Prius C Four, silver with black interior and I got every option that they had when I bought it new. I have door edge guards, sunroof,16" special alloy wheels, premium paint protection on the hood, the doors, bumper protector, wheel locks, net safety guard for the trunk, all weather floor liners front and back, trunk rear all weather liner, a security system that will track your car and then find it, side trim for all four doors. I really am looking for a silver with gray/blue interior that is a 2018 Prius C FOUR that has low mileage and that is certified. Once I find it then I will drive its until it breaks down and finally dies. I do not think it ever will if it maintained like it should be. Look at Wikipedia at the Prius C and you will discover that it is the most reliable car that has ever been built by any company. Toyota should bring this back with even more options and a much better stereo system in it with a bigger screen. I hope they read my review so they can build this car again. That is my dream.…
Over 200k miles ZERO issues
By JD| on Sunday, July 12, 2020
This car is exactly what I wanted it to be. Reliable and economical. I change the oil myself every 10,000 or so and change filters. This car is over 200k miles with zero issues. Zero. The only money I have had to put into it self oil changes, new tires and new brake pads. I do NOT take this car to a dealer for “standard” maintenance so it’s over 200k without a mechanic touching anything. This is you commuter car.…
By Mike D| on Friday, November 26, 2021
5.0(Video) 2012 Toyota Prius C Technology Package - Westminster Toyo...
Bought a Prius C II brand new. 7 years, 137k miles later and this car still sounds and performs the way it did the day I drove it off the lot. Oil changes are the only thing I've ever done to this car. Yes, oil changes only! None of the routine scheduled other maintenance ever performed, original brakes still going strong etc...Seriously man! If you only need an A to B then back to A reason for driving, why not. If you are a male in your 40s and can remain confident with your manhood after the constant teasing from friends, family, strangers, co workers, even my female doctor, or the constant tail gating, "brightings" from low self-esteem dudes who lack any self confidence at all.....or the biggest test of all, in having a pre-teen daughter who absolutely rejects the offer of taking this car at 16 because it's a "girl car"? Whoa. Wait. What did you just say, honey? I was confused by the comment. Not sure if she was saying I was a Sissy 12 year old girl trapped inside a 43 year old man's body or that she was a Man trapped inside a 12 year old girl's body? Does my daughter have no faith in her Protector? Whatever, man. So what did I respond with, and what you can respond to your daughter with? "Honey, it takes a Real Man, with Real Confidence to drive this car. I don't need no stinking ridiculously high Lifted truck to make me feel better about myself. I don't need no stinking Nothing to make me feel better about who I am! All I need is A to B then back to A in the most efficient manner as possible"! So who is the joke on now? Not me. Right? Lol…
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How many miles does a 2012 Prius C last? ›
With regular maintenance, a Toyota Prius owner can expect to get between 200,000 and 250,000 miles out of their Prius, with some owners topping the 300,000-mile mark and going strong. As the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle, the Prius has an established history of reliable service for more than two decades.How many miles should a Prius C last? ›
The Toyota Prius can last up to 250,000 miles in good condition. So if you drive an average of 15,000 to 20,000 miles annually, you can get about 12 to 16 years out of your well-maintained Prius.What are the best years to purchase a Toyota Prius? ›
These are the Toyota Prius year models that we recommend. Although they're a bit older, you can't go wrong with the 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Toyota Priuses. These have had almost no complaints, practically unheard of for such a popular car.How much did a Prius C cost in 2012? ›
|MODEL CODE||SERIES||12MY MSRP|
|1201||PRIUS c ONE||$ 18,950|
|1203||PRIUS c TWO||$ 19,900|
|1205||PRIUS c THREE||$ 21,635|
|1207||PRIUS c FOUR||$ 23,230|
There should be little wear to critical components such as the engine and transmission with regularly scheduled maintenance. If these services have been completed, a higher mileage Prius can be a good buy. However, higher mileage cars can have weak points. They have seen more use and can develop more issues.How much does it cost to replace the battery in a Prius? ›
The Prius battery replacement cost ranges from $2,000 to $4,500. Even if you choose to install a used Prius battery, installation could cost an additional $1,500. Planning for this cost throughout a hybrid car's lifespan is important. Some factors increase or decrease the Toyota Prius battery replacement cost.How much does it cost to replace the battery in a Prius c? ›
The average cost for a Toyota Prius C Battery Replacement is between $278 and $284. Labor costs are estimated between $26 and $33 while parts are priced between $251 and $251.How do you tell if a Prius battery is going bad? ›
- The Dashboard Light Is On. When the vehicle stability control (VSC), red triangle, and check engine light are all on, you need a new battery. ...
- Fuel Economy Is Decreasing. ...
- Charging Issues. ...
- The Internal Combustion System Is Running More. ...
- Weird Noises.
And second, Toyota says a Prius battery will last between 100,000-150,000 miles or between 8-10 years. However, there are owners that have eked out far more mileage, as well as others who've reported fewer.What generation Prius is the most reliable? ›
2017 Toyota Prius is the most reliable at 85/100
While the 2016 Toyota Prius was the first model of this generation, that first year came with some kinks to work out. However, by 2017 the Prius was as reliable as ever, with several models exceeding the 200,000-mile mark.
Which Prius model is most efficient? ›
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Out of all the 2021 Toyota models, the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid is the most fuel-efficient Toyota vehicle with an estimated 54 city mpg and 133 highway mpg.
Burning oil is often the result of worn-out parts. For example, worn valve seals and/or piston rings could lead to your car burning oil. Both valve seals and piston rings work to keep engine oil out of the combustion chamber.Is Prius C better than Prius? ›
The standard Prius remains the most cost-efficient and environmentally friendly. Although there is no doubt that the Prius C offers a significant standard of efficiency, the standard still trumps its more modern model. The cost of the standard comes in slightly higher than the Prius C.What are the cons of Prius C? ›
The downside is that the C's entry-level status is pretty evident. The ride quality can be harsh at times, and the interior is full of uninviting hard plastics. The Prius C is also loud inside and slow compared to its competition. But given its high-mpg mission, we don't consider those deal-breakers.What is the value of a 10 year old Prius? ›
Prices for a used 2010 Toyota Prius undefined currently range from $4,450 to $22,475, with vehicle mileage ranging from 16,356 to 257,602.How many miles will a Prius battery last? ›
How long do Toyota Prius batteries last? The general estimation is that it will run effectively for 8 to 10 years or anywhere between 100,000 and 150,000 miles, but there are factors that will help determine which end of the spectrum your battery life falls on.Can a Prius last 500000 miles? ›
How long can you drive a Toyota Prius? With routine service appointments, Toyota Prius owners report that it's easy to pass 200,000 miles with no major issues. There are even a few Prius owners who still drive their cars with over 300,000 miles on the odometer.How long will a Prius engine last? ›
How much life is left in a high-mileage Toyota Prius engine? Some engines show signs of giving up by 100,000 miles. There are also those that last over a million miles thanks to loving and caring owners. However, there still seems to be doubt about hybrid powertrains and their longevity.Can Prius run without hybrid battery? ›
In some cases, like with the Prius, the vehicle works off a parallel system. This means the two power sources work beside each other instead of depending on each other. In the case of a dead Prius battery, your vehicle could still run off gasoline, but it would be weak and not very smooth driving.What happens if you don't replace Prius battery? ›
If the 12-volt battery system fails, the petrol engine will be unable to start and that will also generally put a stop to play even if the high-voltage batteries are fully charged. Some hybrids such as the Toyota Prius give you three attempts to start the petrol engine after which, the car actually needs to be reset.
Can you replace a Prius battery yourself? ›
It's possible to replace a hybrid battery as a DIYer, but there's an inherent danger in handling the high-voltage battery. It's a job best left to certified hybrid technicians.Does Toyota replace Prius battery for free? ›
If your Prius' hybrid battery is still under warranty, that can make your life much easier. Why? Because if it's still covered, you can simply take your car into a local Toyota dealership and have the battery replaced free of charge.How long is the battery warranty on a Prius C? ›
Toyota offers BEV battery warranty coverage for 8 years, or 100K miles, whichever comes first.Is it worth replacing hybrid battery? ›
Is it worth it to replace a hybrid battery? With the current cost of cars, yes, it is generally worth replacing the battery, if the rest of the car is in good condition. If, however, your car has done very high mileage or is in need of many other repairs this could change.Can I drive a Prius with a bad battery? ›
The short answer to this question is yes,the Toyota Prius can still drive if the hybrid battery fails. You will get poor fuel economy and a rougher drive from it though. Should you encounter this issue, see you dealer or a qualified shop that can help you get it back into original driving condition.Can a Prius battery last 200000 miles? ›
Most Toyota Prius hybrid batteries will last between 8-10 years and/or 100,000-150,000 miles. Contrary to popular belief, the more miles a Prius is driven, the greater lifespan the battery will have.How long do refurbished Prius batteries last? ›
A reconditioned battery for hybrid car can make it last longer, even for up to 12 years. It may be possible to recondition your battery for more than once, which can further prolong its lifespan.At what mileage do hybrid batteries need to be replaced? ›
Most hybrid vehicle manufacturers say that, on average, a hybrid battery pack will last from 80,000 to 100,000 miles.Which year Prius gets the best mpg? ›
The redesigned-for-2016 Prius hybrid's 52 mpg overall in Consumer Reports' tests is the best gas mileage we've ever measured.What Gen is 2012 Prius? ›
2012 – 2015 Toyota Prius [Third (3rd) Generation]
What year is the oldest Prius? ›
The first-generation Prius was launched in October 1997 as the world's first mass-produced hybrid passenger vehicle. With a body compact enough to be registered with a 5-series number plate, the first-generation Prius was a stockier sedan than the current generation.Which Prius gets 100 mpg? ›
There are a couple companies that are actually making modifications to the Prius so it gets over 100 mpg for the average commuter or errand runner. The Prius+ drives just like a normal hybrid, except that you have the optional ability to plug it in at night at your own house.What is Prius C? ›
The Toyota Prius c (c stands for "city"), named the Toyota Aqua (Japanese: トヨタ・アクア, Hepburn: Toyota Akua) ("aqua" is Latin for water) in Japan, is a full hybrid gasoline-electric subcompact/supermini hatchback manufactured and marketed by Toyota.Should I use regular or premium for Prius? ›
Per Toyota's recommendation you should only use Regular Octane gasoline. Most states consider this to be 87 Octane and it will be marked as Regular at gas pumps. How far can a Prius go on a full tank?How do I stop my engine from burning oil? ›
- Check for leaks regularly. ...
- Use the correct oil grade. ...
- Follow the recommended oil change interval. ...
- Avoid excessive idling. ...
- Drive responsibly.
Bad things also can happen when there's too much oil. Overfilling with oil can cause foaming, which turns a slippery lubricant into a sudsy fluid with air bubbles that diminish the lubricating and cooling properties.How much does it cost to fix a burning oil engine? ›
The minimum repair will be changing piston seal rings, also known as oil control rings, but it could even require a complete engine replacement. You can expect it to cost anywhere from $1,000 to $5,700 for a gas engine. A diesel engine is much higher still.How much is a Prius c? ›
Prices for a used Toyota Prius c undefined currently range from $5,999 to $24,998, with vehicle mileage ranging from 19,797 to 256,860.When did Toyota stop making the Prius c? ›
Prius c has been discontinued, making the 2019 the last model year. As a current or future Prius c owner, you'll still receive great service from your Toyota Service Center.How good is Prius c? ›
The Prius C is an affordable, smaller alternative for those who want a Prius hybrid for a little less money. But its harsh ride, noisy engine and cabin, and slow acceleration make it feel more like an econobox than a sophisticated hybrid.
What is the lifespan of a Prius c? ›
How Many Miles Can You Expect from a Toyota Prius? The Toyota Prius can last up to 250,000 miles in good condition. So if you drive an average of 15,000 to 20,000 miles annually, you can get about 12 to 16 years out of your well-maintained Prius.Is Prius c good on gas? ›
The C's combined 99 horsepower is less than the 134 horsepower of the regular Prius. We saw 43 mpg in our highway driving but coaxing that level of fuel economy drained all driving pleasure from the experience.Does a Prius c have a catalytic converter? ›
A catalytic converter replacement on a Toyota Prius C costs around $2,100. A catalytic converter transforms noxious engine fumes into less toxic gasses. This is good for your car and good for the environment.How much should I spend on a used Prius? ›
A used Toyota Prius could cost you anywhere from $8,000 to $25,000. The price of the car will depend on: The mileage. The condition that the vehicle is in, including any cosmetic issues.How good is Prius C? ›
The Prius C is an affordable, smaller alternative for those who want a Prius hybrid for a little less money. But its harsh ride, noisy engine and cabin, and slow acceleration make it feel more like an econobox than a sophisticated hybrid.Can you replace hybrid battery yourself? ›
Can I replace a hybrid battery myself? It's possible to replace a hybrid battery as a DIYer, but there's an inherent danger in handling the high-voltage battery. It's a job best left to certified hybrid technicians.What does C mean on a Prius? ›
A: The "C" in the Prius c name reportedly stands for "City," which describes where this smaller hybrid vehicle is designed to perform its best.What is the most common problem of Toyota Prius? ›
The most common Toyota Prius problem reported by real owners is a center multi-function display failure — according to RepairPal data. The center multi-function display stops working, which is often caused by the internal connection being poorly soldered on the display circuit board.How much is a Prius C? ›
Prices for a used Toyota Prius c undefined currently range from $5,999 to $24,998, with vehicle mileage ranging from 19,797 to 256,860.What is the max speed of Prius C? ›
What's the top speed of the Toyota Prius C? Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent. While the Toyota Prius c is most certainly made for pragmatism, it can still ramp up when you need it. The top speed of the Toyota Prius c is 106 mph with a 0-to-60 speed of around 11 seconds.
What is the best Prius model to buy? ›
- 2017 Toyota Prius is the most reliable at 85/100. 2017 Toyota Prius | Toyota. ...
- 2018 Toyota Prius: 83/100. While the weird styling remained, so did the reliability as the Prius continued into 2018. ...
- 2015 Toyota Prius: 82/100. ...
- 2019 Toyota Prius: 79/100.
And second, Toyota says a Prius battery will last between 100,000-150,000 miles or between 8-10 years.What was the last year for Prius c? ›
Prius c has been discontinued, making the 2019 the last model year.