What Prius Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2009 97 6 136 9.25
2008 243 4 133 20.66
2007 237 4 133 13.46
2006 120 6 136 9.64
2005 68 6 151 10.21
2004 22 6 163 2.47

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