Both vehicles are popular choices for those looking for a fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly mode of transportation.

The Hyundai Kona EV is a fully electric vehicle that offers impressive fuel efficiency, with an equivalent of 134 mpg in the city and 106 mpg on the highway. This makes it a great choice for those who want to minimize their carbon footprint and save money on gas. The Kona EV is also equipped with a 356-volt battery, which provides plenty of power to get you where you need to go. The heated front seats are standard in the Kona EV, ensuring that you stay warm and comfortable even on the coldest days.

On the other hand, the Toyota Prius is a hybrid vehicle that combines a gasoline engine with an electric motor. The Prius gets 57 mpg in the city and 56 mpg on the highway, making it a more fuel-efficient option than most traditional gas-powered vehicles. The battery voltage in the Prius is 222, which provides enough power to supplement the gas engine and increase fuel efficiency. Heated front seats are available in some trim levels of the Prius, providing added comfort for drivers and passengers.

When it comes to driving experience, the Kona EV offers a smooth and quiet ride, thanks to its electric power source. The instant torque of the electric motor provides quick acceleration, and the regenerative braking system helps to recapture energy that would otherwise be lost during braking. On the other hand, the Prius offers a more conventional driving experience, with the gas engine and electric motor working together seamlessly to provide efficient performance.

In conclusion, both the Hyundai Kona EV and the Toyota Prius are excellent vehicles that offer unique advantages and disadvantages. The Kona EV is an all-electric vehicle that offers impressive fuel efficiency, and a smooth and quiet ride. The Prius, on the other hand, is a hybrid vehicle that provides a more conventional driving experience and the ability to run on both gas and electricity. Ultimately, the best choice will depend on your individual needs and preferences.

Fuel Economy (City/Hwy MPG** 134/106 Equivalent 57/56
Battery Voltage 356 222
Engine Type Fully Electric Hybrid
Heated Front Seats Standard Available
Front Headroom 39.6" 38"
Front Legroom 41.5" 43.2"
Trunk Size (cu. ft.) with rear seats up 19.2" 23.8"
**All comparisons are based on manufacturers’ websites, base models, and 2023 Hyundai Kona EV vs 2023 Toyota Prius, unless otherwise noted.

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