2021 Toyota Prius Review


For hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) fans, the Toyota Prius is a bit of a household name thanks to its fuel-saving capabilities and distinctive style. As you’ll see in our 2021 Toyota Prius review, this vehicle has good reason for being such a popular pick among drivers near Bensalem, Trevose, and Philadelphia, PA.

Read on to learn more about this Toyota hybrid’s innovative powertrain, comfortable interior, and high-tech features. Then, contact the team at Faulkner Toyota Trevose to take it for a test drive!

Toyota Prius Engine Specs

2021 Toyota Prius MPG and Performance Specs

Since the 2021 Toyota Prius is an HEV, you’re right to expect it to get quite a few miles to the gallon. In fact, you can check out the EPA-estimated MPG specs below based on trim level:

  • MPG for L trim level: 58 city/53 highway MPG1
  • MPG for LE trim level: 54 city/50 highway MPG1
  • MPG for LE trim level with AWD-e: 51 city/47 highway MPG1

As you probably noticed, certain trim levels of the 2021 Toyota Prius are available with AWD-e. This Electronic On-Demand Compact All-Wheel Drive system adapts to changing roadway conditions to provide 4-wheel traction at speeds up to 43 MPH.

If you’re wondering how the Prius gets that kind of fuel economy, it’s all about the 1.8L I-4 engine paired with an electric motor that generates a total system horsepower of 121.

Prius Interior Features and Dimensions

The 2021 Toyota Prius is a liftback, so it’s got the agility of a sedan while offering similar cargo volume to a small SUV. The interior dimensions below will give you an an idea what we mean:

  • Seating capacity: 5 passengers
  • Passenger volume: 93.1 cubic feet
  • Legroom (front/rear): 42.3/33.4 inches
  • Cargo volume (seats up/seats folded): 27.4/50.7 cubic feet

In addition to a roomy cabin with up to 50.7 cubic feet of cargo volume when the rear seats are folded, the Toyota Prius offer a variety of creature comforts. For example, the available SofTex®-trimmed heated front seats are not only luxurious and easy to clean, but the heating function can also help you quickly warm up on a cold winter morning.

Toyota Prius Interior Technology

2021 Toyota Prius Technology and Safety

Finally, let’s talk about all the high-tech features you’ll get with the 2021 Toyota Prius. For starters, it comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0. This driver-assistance package includes smart safety features like:

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

It also has a tech-forward infotainment system that can keep you connected and entertained throughout the whole drive. The standard audio system comes with a 7-inch touchscreen display in the center stack. This is where you can access some of your favorite smartphone apps via Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ connectivity.

The available Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation system places an 11.6-inch touchscreen in the center stack.

Review the 2021 Toyota Prius

Are you ready to see what the 2021 Toyota Prius can bring to your drives through Philadelphia, Trevose, and Bensalem, PA? If so, then contact the team at Faulkner Toyota Trevose and review it for yourself with a test drive.

Contact us to schedule your test drive today!



1 EPA-estimated 58 city/53 hwy/56 combined mpg for 2021 Prius L Eco; EPA-estimated 54 city/50 hwy/52 combined mpg for 2021 Prius LE, XLE, 2020 Edition and Limited; EPA-estimated 51 city/47 hwy/49 combined mpg for 2021 Prius LE AWD-e and XLE AWD-e. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov.


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