The Fully Loaded Series: Toyota Prius V Five

Toyota Prius V


We’re taking this month’s fully loaded series in a little bit of a different direction: a hybrid. The Toyota Prius V Five is fully loaded and fully ready to take your family out on an eco-friendly ride.

The Prius V Five comes with considerably more cargo room thanks to the 60% more cargo space that it offers in comparison to the traditional Prius. In addition, the V Five offers 60/40-split rear seats as well as a forward-folding front passenger seat.

Just take a look at some of the additional features and see for yourself why the Prius V Five is the way to go:

  • Hybrid system net power with 1.8-Liter Aluminum DOHC engine
  • 44 mpg city/ 40 mpg highway*
  • LED headlights with auto level control, auto on/off feature and headlight cleaners
  • Integrated fog lights
  • 17-in. 10-spoke alloy wheels
  • Display audio with navigation and Entune® App Suite, 6.1-inch touch screen, USB port, Bluetooth® wireless music streaming
  • Integrated backup camera
  • SofTex®-trimmed heated front seats
  • SofTex®-trimmed tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio, climate and Bluetooth®
  • Smart Key System
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror with HomeLink®

*EPA estimates only.

Are you ready to take the leap into the fully loaded Prius V Five? We have one in our inventory waiting to be driven away. Stop by our showroom and take a test drive today!

6 Reasons to Love the 2014 Toyota Prius v

2014 Toyota Prius vToyota calls the Prius v, “Space Savvy. Family Friendly”; Kelley Blue Book rated it as one of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2013; shows an overall consumer rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. All in all, people have a lot to say about the Toyota Prius v.

For the 2014 model year, the Toyota Prius v is bringing us even more to love. Still as spacious and efficient as ever, check out our top 6 reasons to love the 2014 Toyota Prius v:

1. The Efficiency

You really can’t argue with a fuel economy rating of 44 mpg city, 40 mpg highway, and 42 mpg combined*. And did you know that the 2014 Prius v has the highest combined fuel efficiency of any SUV or wagon? Well it does. This is due to Toyota’s tried and true Hybrid Synergy Drive system, which has flawlessly delivered efficiency and reliability for the past 13 years.

2014 Prius v Hatch2. The Space

The Toyota Prius v’s claim to fame is that it offers the efficiency of the original Prius, but with more cargo and passenger space. This continues to be the case for the 2014 Prius v, which offers 34.3 cubic feet of cargo space, a rear hatch-style trunk door, flexible seating and cargo configurations, and tons of storage compartments to store nearly anything and everything.

3. The Safety

The 2014 Toyota Prius v comes with standard safety features like seven airbags, including a driver’s knee airbag, enhanced vehicle stability control, brake assist, and traction control. But it also comes with some other cool, high-tech features, like Whiplash-Injury-Lessening seats and Safety Connect with 24/4 emergency assistance, stolen vehicle locator, and collision notification.

4. The Technology

When we say that you will be totally connected in the 2014 Prius v, we mean seriously connected. From display audio with iPod and USB connectivity to Bluetooth to the Entune App Suite, you will have all of your favorite music, phone contacts, and websites within reach. And with advanced voice recognition, you don’t even have to take your eyes off the road to do it.

2014 Prius v Interior5. The Interior

As you enter the interior of the 2014 Prius v, the quality of the materials and finishes is palpable: The SofTex® seats are both cozy and stylish; the silver accents present a modern and refined look; and the hints of blue found on the push-button start and shift knob reinforce the Hybrid Synergy Drive and overall efficiency of the Prius v. An interior like this makes every trip in the new Prius v a special occasion.

6. The Add-Ons

The 2014 Prius v is pretty awesome as is but there are plenty of options that can be added to make it even better. Options like a panoramic moonroof with power-sliding sunshades, Premium HDD Navigation, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Pre-Collision System, and Advanced Parking Guide will make your 2014 Prius v fully loaded and rearing to go.

The 2014 Toyota Prius v has already hit the lot at Dick Dyer Toyota. Stop by our showroom to test drive the Prius v or view our full inventory online!


*2014 Prius v preliminary 44 city/ 40 highway/ 42 combined mpg estimates determined by Toyota.

Toyota Prius v and Avalon Honored on KBB’s List of 10 Best Family Cars

2013 Toyota Prius v

2013 Toyota Prius v

Families need a family car. It is as simple as that. With that being said, there are tons of family cars out there to choose from. Ok, maybe not literally tons, but you get the point.

So how do you choose? Advice and suggestions from big wigs in the auto industry certainly help and that is where Kelley Blue Book comes in. KBB is a trusted and known name for everything cars so it is only natural that they put out a list of the 10 Best Family Cars of 2013.

2013 Toyota Avalon

2013 Toyota Avalon

And is it any surprise that not one but two Toyotas appeared on that list? That’s right – the Toyota Prius v and Avalon got props on their ability to fit perfectly into the crazy life of a family.

The 2013 Toyota Avalon was #6 on the list and was praised for its specious cabin, super comfortable seats, reliability, and fuel economy.

Kelley Blue Book places the 2013 Prius v at the honorable #3 spot, commending it for coming “jam-packed with all the Prius-ness you crave while also offering roughly 50 percent more cargo space.” And since it is a Prius, fuel economy is outstanding compared to other hatchbacks and crossovers.

Looking for a great family car? How about the Prius v or Avalon? Stop by Dick Dyer Toyota in Columbia to get yours today!