The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has handed the Toyota 3rd Generation Prius Hybrid Sedan a rating as being among the cleanest vehicles sold in the United States, as far as smog-forming emissions are concerned.
The Prius's superior fuel economy in relation to the opposition
The large number of driver aid supplements that come as standard with the Prius.
The first relates to the Toyota Prius Hybrid's Plug-In feature, while though a major breakthrough still limits the vehicles ability to travel in all-electric mode without manually causing the petrol engine to kick in when the battery power starts to reduce.
Another Toyota 3rd Generation Prius Hybrid Sedan cons relates to engine noise rates, as well as some road noise coming from the Prius's fifteen inch low-rolling resistance tires.
There have been some fairly negative reviews regarding the driver's position which has been described as awkward.
The materials used in the Toyota Prius Hybrid's interior have been depicted as somewhat lack luster in some reviews.
The instrument panel on the Prius has been panned in some reviews as overly cluttered.
iPod owners are complaining that the only adapter available is through the Prius's non standard navigation system
Drivers complain that the power steering that could be a little more responsive,
Taller than average drivers are reported to be experiencing problems under shelf storage box which has also been reported as being fairly inaccessible.