2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vs. 2018 Toyota Prius

Are you are driver who seeks a green alternative to daily driving? The 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is your best choice. This hatchback has been described by motor experts as the pocketknife of the automotive world. The 2018 Ioniq Hybrid is the only vehicle that does not include traditional gasoline engine in the world and offers a diversity of powertrains which include battery-electric, a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid. However, that does not mean that it does not face some competition. Its greatest rival includes the 2018 Toyota Prius. These two cars have a lot to offer modern drivers in terms of technology and performance but their can only be one winner. The 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid definitely beats the 2018 Toyota Prius. Here’s why.

Design & Style

The 2018 Ioniq has gone the extra mile to ensure that it the best hybrid in the market. To conserve the environment further, the 2018 Ioniq comes with light weight recycled plastics and cloth upholstery which are environmentally-friendly. When compared to the Toyota Prius, the Ioniq has a practical wagon shape and excellent interior than the Prius. In some reviews, the Prius has been describes as “not so pretty”. The Ioniq offers modern drivers more than just good looks. It offers smooth and comfortable rides and it is a great choice for drivers who desire a side of luxury with their environmental bona fides.

Technology & Safety

Like other modern cars, the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq and 2018 Toyota Prius have more or less the same safety features. They include basic safety features like seat belt pretensioners, antilock braking systems and driver and passenger airbags. However, the 2018 Ioniq goes further by including specific headlights and front crash prevention which has earned it the Top Safety Pick Plus honor. The 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid has also earned good ratings across the board in 5 IIHS crashworthiness tests.

As far as technology goes, the 2018 Ioniq is fitted with the latest infotainment technology. Other technology features include integrated memory system, smart cruise control and hands free smart trunk. Some of these features are also available in the 2018 Toyota Prius but one has to pay extra to have them installed.


Both cars are hybrid meaning that they are energy efficient. However, the 2018 Ioniq Hybrid beats the 2018 Prius with the Ioniq Electric at a combined 58 mpg. The Ioniq Electric is considered the most energy efficient vehicle in 2018 with 124 miles of range. Unlike the Toyota Prius, the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid allows drivers to choose just how green they want to be while giving them the ultimate performance.

The Bottom Line

For car buyers who are sensitive about environment degradation and want to go green, the 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and the 2018 Toyota Prius are the best choices. However, the 2018 Ioniq offers more value for your money because of its intuitive conventional and intuitive interior, normal looks and control. It offers more alternatives for highly-efficient cars and it is definitely much better than the 2018 Toyota Prius.

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754 Baltimore Pike Springfield, PA


Phone: 877-428-7515

754 Baltimore Pike Springfield, PA


Phone: 877-428-7515

754 Baltimore Pike Springfield, PA
39.918676 -75.331753
Springfield Hyundai 39.918676, -75.331753.