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2006 Toyota Prius


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Fuel Econ.

4 Door Liftback



1.5L I4 110HP

60/51 mpg



2006 Toyota Prius

Debuted as a compact car in 2001 as one of the most environmentally friendly vehicles you can buy, the Prius is currently the best selling hybrid vehicles sold in the U.S. and around the world. The current 2006 Prius is a second generation 4-door, 5 passengers midsize family sedan that is available in one trim only, it is equipped with a standard 1.5-liter, VVT-i four-cylinder engine with an electric drive motor (Hybrid Synergy Drive), producing 110-horsepower that achieves 60-mpg in the city and 51-mpg on the highway, with a combined rating of 55 mpg.  A variable speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard.


The 2006 Toyota Prius is a refresher from the prior year with only a minor updates, it includes the restyling of the headlights and taillights, darker colored seat fabric, textured instrument panel and an advance airbag system. The advance airbag system uses sensors to determine the severity of the impact and deploys the appropriate amount of force.






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Technical Specifications

Engine 1.5 liter I-4, 4 Cylinders

Transmission VAR Speed Automatic

Horsepower @ rpm 110@5000

Torque @ rpm 82@4200 ft/lbs

Valve Configuration Dual (Twin) Overhead Cam

Overdrive Trans. Yes

Fuel Type/System Hybrid Gasoline/Electric / Multi Port Fuel Injected

Hybrid Type HEV (PZEV)

Drag Coef. .26

Performance 10 sec. (0-60mph)

Style 5 passenger, Midsize Hatchback

Passenger Space 96.2 cu. ft.

cargo Space 16.1 cu. ft.

Fuel Capacity 12 gallons

Fuel Economy 60/51 city/highway

MSRP $21,725



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