2019 Toyota Prius AWD-i verdict
Does the extra traction of the Toyota Prius AWD-i make it a more tempting choice?...
The Prius's four-wheel drive system is available only with Business Edition Plus trim. That sits on the middle of the range, so you get a good amount of equipment for your money, but we recommend entry-level Active, which comes with all the essentials while also keeping prices low and competitive. Speaking of costs, adding four-wheel drive pushes the price up by about £1600, which isn’t exactly peanuts.
If your local area gets snowfall every year or you live at the end of a dirt track but don’t need loads of ground clearance, the Prius AWD-i could make sense. However, for the majority of people, we reckon the money is better spent on either going for a higher trim level or adding some choice options.
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