2012 Toyota Prius c Long Term Road Test

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edited September 2014 in Toyota

image2012 Toyota Prius c Long Term Road Test

The 2012 Toyota Prius C is the most frugal vehicle in our long-term test fleet, earning an average of 44.7 mpg so far during its year-long test.

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  • fordson1fordson1 Unconfirmed Posts: 1,512
    It will move it - downward.
  • klinkerkcklinkerkc Member Posts: 0
    It's crazy how poor gas mileage you all consistently get. Be it due to LA traffic, your lead foots, or a combination of both, I suspect your mpg results are much worse than others would observe with the same car in other parts of the country. Here in Phoenix, we consistently get at least 55-57 mpg in our Prius C in mixed driving. (My mother in law averages 65-67 mpg when she drives the C - granted, she crawls!)
  • ed124ced124c Member Posts: 0
    @klinkerkc: It isn't just Edmunds. It's mostly all of the car media-- except for CU. Most of the media want to "Let's see what this baby can do." So they mash the throttle whenever they can. And since Edmunds has a bunch of editors who will
  • fordson1fordson1 Unconfirmed Posts: 1,512
    Fuelly.com says 50.3. for 411 separate vehicles. They say there are only 21 of them averaging 55 mpg and only 15 averaging 57, so you are kind of on the high end. There are only 6 averaging 62 mpg, and that's as high as they go.
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