2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid vs 2019 Toyota Prius

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid vs 2019 Toyota Prius

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid vs 2019 Toyota Prius

With the introduction of the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid model, a lot of automotive enthusiasts have been speculating that it will be the replacement and successor to the Prius, meaning the days of the iconic hybrid hatchback are numbered. However, is this an accurate assessment? Is there weight to this hypothesis? Is the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid model a better hybrid than the 2019 Toyota Prius? What are the differences between these hybrid models? It’s the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid vs the 2019 Toyota Prius!


2020 Toyota Corolla and Corolla Hybrid Color Options


2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid exterior side shot with white paint color driving down a desert road

2019 Toyota Prius exterior side shot with blue paint color driving through a city under heavy rain near a lit up streetlight

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid vs 2019 Toyota Prius 

Model 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid 2019 Toyota Prius
Starting MSRP $22,950 $23,770
Baseline Engine 1.8L Inline 4 1.8L Inline 4
Horsepower 121 121
Torque (lb-ft) 105 105
Standard Transmission Continuously Variable-Speed Automatic (CVT) Continuously Variable-Speed Automatic (CVT)
Additional Transmission Option(s) N/A N/A
Standard Drivetrain Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive Not Available Available
Combined Fuel Economy (mpg) 52 56
Fuel Tank Capacity (gal.) 13.2 11.3
Maximum Cargo Capacity (ft3) 6.7 27.4
Total Seating 5 5

Both of these Toyota hybrid models do still retain some individual advantages over the other.

The 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid has a bigger fuel tank, better driving dynamics, an (arguably) better look, and a lower starting price.

The 2019 Toyota Prius has a better fuel economy, available all-wheel drive, and more cabin and cargo room.


2019 Toyota Prius Color Options


Shop for a Toyota Hybrid in Manhattan Beach Toyota

Both 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid and 2019 Toyota Prius models are currently in stock here at the Manhattan Beach Toyota dealership. Please feel free to browse through our online inventory and contact us to learn more. The Manhattan Beach Toyota staff can be reached online, by phone, or with a visit to our dealership located in Manhattan Beach, California within the greater area of Los Angeles County.