Toyota Prius Boasts Title of “2012 Best Green Car to Buy”

It’s safe to say that nearly everyone has heard of the Toyota Prius. This hybrid vehicle has become synonymous with fuel efficiency and saving money at the pump. But now, you may have more of a reason than ever to buy this hybrid.

The Toyota Prius was just named the 2012 Best Green Car to Buy by GreenCarReports.com. And the best part? The Prius alone did not win, but rather the whole Prius family, set to be released in 2012. GreenCarReports sought out several components when making their decision, including price range, availability, and of course environmental-friendliness.

The Toyota Prius family will include four vehicles. Here is a breakdown of each model’s highlights:

  • Prius Liftback: 50 mpg combined
  • Prius V: 58% more cargo space than the Liftback, 44 mpg city
  • Prius Plug-in Hybrid: seating for five, 87 mpg combined in electric mode, 49 mpg combined in hybrid mode
  • Prius c: spirited driving dynamics, estimated to deliver more than 50 mpg city

Since the Prius was named the Best Green Car to Buy, stop by Dick Dyer Toyota today and get your efficient and green Toyota Prius!