The 2018 Toyota Prius starts at $23,475*** to the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid’s $25,100, so you’d expect any Toyota Prius vs. Honda Accord Hybrid comparison to come out in the Honda’s favor. You’re in for a shock, though, because only the Toyota can offer:
Don’t think the Toyota Prius sacrifices energetic performance for attractive efficiency scores. Edmunds.com notes that “the Prius has enough zip off the line to feel lively around town.”
The Honda Accord line carries a reputation for high-spec standard features, and yet it still falls short of Toyota Prius standards. Entertainment amenities are particularly attractive — only the new Toyota Prius includes the following as standard:
Maximum Cargo Volume
Curb to Curb Turning Circle
Front Track Length
The Toyota Prius is as eager to whip around the city as it is to sprint between Aurora and Oak Brook, and you’ll find the going much easier than in a 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid. With tighter curb to curb turning circle, driving in cramped or crowded spaces is more convenient. At the same time, the Toyota Prius lets you carry significantly more cargo.