Toyota Prius review

Category: Hybrid car

Section: Passenger & boot space

Available fuel types:hybrid
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Passenger & boot space

How it copes with people and clutter

There’s plenty of space up front for tall adults to get comfortable, and the Toyota Prius is also roomy in the back, with more leg room than a Volkswagen Golf, while having a flat floor means even a middle passenger will be comfortable. 

However, as is the case with the Hyundai Ioniq, the aerodynamic sloping roofline limits rear head room more so than in conventional hatchback rivals such as the Golf; if you’re taller than average, your head will be brushing the roof lining. 

The tailgate opens to reveal a long, wide boot area, albeit (particularly in the case of four-wheel-drive models) shallower than you’d find in most traditional hatchbacks. However, the boot’s overall shape is square and usable, so the Prius should cope easily with the weekly shop. When you need extra room for longer loads, the rear seats drop easily in a 60/40 split, although you’re left with an awkward step in the extended load bay. Due to having a higher boot floor, four-wheel drive models don’t have this step.

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