When you are comparing brands, Toyota and Honda come up in the same conversation frequently. That’s because both Toyota and Honda are well known for making well built and reliable vehicles. It can be difficult to decide which brand is better for you, but we are going to try to make that decision easier. Here are some differences between they Toyota and Honda Hybrids.
Both of these vehicles get great gas mileage but the 2014 Prius Two has the 2014 Civic Hybrid CVT beat by a decent amount. The Prius for sale is rated at 51 miles per gallon in the city and 48 miles per gallon on the highway. The Civic Hybrid is rated at 44 miles per gallon in the city and 47 miles per gallon on the highway. The big difference here is the city mileage with a difference of 7 more miles per gallon with the Prius. With high gas prices, every mile counts as less a strain on your wallet, making the Prius Two the better choice.
The Prius Two somehow manages to have more power than the 2014 Civic Hybrid CVT while getting better mileage. The Prius ranks in at 98 horsepower compared to its compeitiors 90 horsepower. It has more torque too! 105@4000 compared to the Civic’s 97@4500.
What about features?
Both of these vehicles come pretty loaded with a hefty list of standard features. Some of the features on both vehicles include power windows, power mirrors, steering wheel controls, multiple airbags (front and side), plus Bluetooth hands free telephone abilities.
Why else might the Prius be the better choice?
Toyota has been manufacturing the Prius worldwide since the year 2000. It is the best selling hybrid on the market because Toyota has a good grasp on hybrid technology and provides the Prius at an affordable price. Honda builds a great hybrid but it’s hard to compete with the best of the best. Due to its booming popularity, the Prius has been turned into a complete lineup of vehicles by Toyota If you are looking for a Prius near Longview you now have four different models to choose from, the Prius, Prius C, Prius Plug-in and Prius V. You are certain to find a Prius that is right for you, while the competitors lack the same amount of variety.
If you would like to see a new Prius today and live near the Longview area, visit us at I-5 Toyota near Longview We are just a short drive north off I-5 exit 79!