Toyota Prius v Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Toyota Prius v Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 3 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 71 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2017 2017 Toyota Prius V SW FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2016 2016 Toyota Prius V SW FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2015 2015 Toyota Prius V SW FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated 4
2014 2014 Toyota Prius V SW FWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2013 2013 Toyota Prius V SW FWD 5 4 (picture) 4 5 (picture) 5 4
2012 2012 Toyota Prius V SW FWD Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated Not Rated

Fuel Efficiency

Toyota has manufactured models of Prius v for 6 years. They average 41.0 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2017 Prius v above average at 41 combined MPG.

The 2017 Prius v is electric and has a 202V Ni-MH motor charged via . All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent," a conversion of electric energy consumption to gasoline equivalent.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2017 Prius v to be $950 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $2,500 less over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Prius v consumes about 8 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

The Prius v emits 217 grams of CO2 per mile, or roughly 3,255,000 grams per year. To put this into perspective, a normal tree absorbs about 21,000 grams of CO2 per year, so about 155 trees would offset these emissions. The Prius v has start-stop technology.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2017 Toyota Prius v 41 39 43
2016 Toyota Prius v 41 39 43
2015 Toyota Prius v 41 39 43
2014 Toyota Prius v 41 39 43
2013 Toyota Prius v 41 39 43
2012 Toyota Prius v 41 39 43

MPG breakdown by model options

The Toyota Prius v has 6 different model options on record with the EPA since 2012. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2017 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 41 39 43
2016 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 41 39 43
2015 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 41 39 43
2014 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 41 39 43
2013 4-dr, Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 41 39 43
2012 Automatic (variable gear ratios), 4-cyl, 1.8 L 41 39 43