2017 Hyundai Ioniq vs 2017 Toyota Prius
One of the earliest hybrid vehicles available to consumers, the Toyota Prius has long been a popular option. However, over the years, many other car companies have introduced highly capable hybrid vehicles, such as Hyundai with their Ioniq models. So what are the differences between the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq vs the 2017 Toyota Prius?
One of the first things that new car buyers look at when comparing two models is the price. With the starting MSRP of just $22,200, the Ioniq is priced lower than the Prius, while still offering superior performance. When it comes to hybrid models, fuel economy is also extremely important. When taking a look at the two models, the Ioniq averages 57 city/59 highway/58 combined mpg, while the Prius only achieves an average of 54 city/50 highway/52 combined mpg.
|2017 Hyundai Ioniq||vs||2017 Toyota Prius|
|58||Combined Fuel Economy||52|
|96 cu.ft||Passenger Volume||93 cu.ft|
Performance of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq
The new Ioniq excels in more than just having a fantastic fuel economy. The Ioniq also offers a more powerful driving experience, with its 1.6-liter I-4 engine generating more horsepower than the Prius' 1.8-liter I-4 engine. While the shorter Ioniq model offers better performance, it is still roomier than the 2017 Prius for passengers, and still offers more total cargo volume with 26.5 cu.ft available compared to the Prius' 24.6 cu.ft of space.
If you would like to learn more about the differences between the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq vs the 2017 Toyota Prius, be sure to contact us at Apple Valley Hyundai with any questions you may have. You can also fill out the form on this page to get behind the wheel of the Ioniq to take it for a test drive, or to inquire about purchasing the vehicle.