Family Reviews the 2012 Toyota Prius v


To create the family-friendly 2012 Toyota Prius v, the automaker took its well-liked Prius and increased the space in the cargo area and the second row. For Family reviewer BreAnn Ahara, a 2008 Prius owner, this extra room made the Prius v an excellent vehicle for her family of four. The Prius v’s fuel economy numbers take a hit, though. It gets 44/40 mpg city/highway, which is lower than the regular Prius’ 51/48 mpg.

2012 Toyota Prius v Review

By Jennifer Newman | November 28, 2011 | Comments (5)



We bought this car about a month ago and we love it. The fuel economy is almost unbelievable and has the room of a medium size SUV. This is a real winner for sure.

Amuro Ray

Saw 2-3 around the area I live (w/i 2 mi). Darn it that Toyota not to offers 7 seats!


A family of 5 fits in my regular Prius, not sure why a family of 4 needs the extended.

skinner- with two kids in car seats the leg room that is left for all passengers is limited. Also, there is no way to fit a fifth passenger over the age of 10 in between the car seats. The Prius v fixes both of those issues.


Any chance the Prius V can accommodate 3 booster seats?

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