The smaller Prius model now available on the market, the Prius c, is more affordable with a starting price of $19,890. Designed primarily for city driving, the Prius c has a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine under its hood with an electric motor that provides 99 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque in total. As a result, its city fuel economy is impressive at 53 mpg while its highway rating is 46 mpg. Owners of the Prius c should expect to get a 50-mpg combined rating.
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