Eco-Friendly Car of the Year Awarded to the Toyota Prius C

September 23rd, 2016 by

Toyota Prius C Virginia
With its Prius name and hybrid powertrain, it isn’t hard to figure out that the Toyota Prius c is a very environmentally friendly vehicle to drive around Virginia. Even so, this model was able to beat out all the other competition to take home the title of 2016 Eco-Friendly Car of the Year from Cars.com.

The Eco-Friendly Car of the Year Award

In addition to their other vehicle of the year awards, Cars.com names the annual Eco-Friendly Car of the Year. For 2016, the Prius c easily took home the prize, beating out the other Prius models along with hybrid vehicles from other automakers. Even with dropping fuel prices, drivers across the country see plenty of reasons to buy the Prius c.

Why the Toyota Prius C Won

Cars.com praised the Toyota Prius c for its fuel economy; after all, eco-friendliness and gas mileage are closely related. As the smallest Prius model, the Prius c gets the best efficiency of the group. Its small size also means that this is among the most affordable hybrids available. The 2015 Prius c, which was the version evaluated for the award, earned 53 city/46 highway/50 combined mpg* and these figures increased for the 2016 version. Picking the 2016 Prius c gives you 53 mpg* in the city and 46* on the highway.

Budget-Friendly Prius C with Great Features

The Prius c gives Virginia drivers a package that can only be referred to as impressive, even with its 2016 starting price of $19,560**. Features like LED headlights and taillights help it stand out from the crowd. The Prius c’s hatchback design makes it incredibly versatile with a spacious cargo area. You can even enjoy the latest Toyota technology, like Entune Premium Audio featuring Integrated Navigation, the Smart Key System with Push Button Start, and the Touch Tracer Display.

Take advantage of the Toyota Prius c’s environmentally friendliness by visiting Warrenton Toyota. Driving this hybrid award winner around Warrenton, Virginia, lets you do your part to help the planet.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

**MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) excludes tax, license, registration, and options. A delivery, processing, and handling fee may be charged separately. Dealer prices may vary.

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