When comparing the Toyota Prius v's and the Toyota Yaris's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Prius v has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. The Toyota Yaris has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Prius v's and the Toyota Yaris's specifications and ratings, the Toyota Prius v is a better car than the Toyota Yaris.
Toyota Prius v vs. Toyota Yaris Pricing
A used 2017 Toyota Prius v ranges from $13,994 to $26,996 while a used 2017 Toyota Yaris is priced between $9,994 to $17,277.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Toyota Prius v’s base engine makes 134 horsepower, and the Toyota Yaris base engine makes 106 horsepower. The Prius v is rated to deliver an average of 41 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 464 miles. The Yaris is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 400 miles. This gives the Toyota Prius v the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Toyota Yaris. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Toyota Prius v has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space.