Top road trip vehicles: Toyota Prius
Changes made to the 2010 Prius will transform what previously been seen as a commuter car into one that will be comfortable for long distances, says Brian Moody with Edmunds.com. It's not as narrow and noisy as before, he says, and the seats are more comfy. Another plus is its driving range, reaching 545 miles, Consumer Reports' Mike Quincy says. "You run out of gas before they do," he says.
|Starting at $22,000|
|48 city/45 highway|
|"Good" in front impacts, "good" in side impacts, "marginal" in rear impacts from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, or IIHS.|
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