2010 Prius raises the gas-electric hybrid bar
YOUNTVILLE, CA. -- The 2010 Toyota Prius will be the highest mileage retail vehicle available in the U.S. when it goes on sale in April, Toyota Motor Corp. said today. The third-generation Prius will get 49 miles per gallon on the highway and 50 MPG in the city, for a combined average of 50 MPG , according to EPA testing, said Bob Carter, vice president and general manager of Toyota Motor Sales. "When the Prius arrives it will face two challenges," Carter said. "The economy and the Honda Insight."