In 2001, the Toyota Prius hit the American market, delivering up to 52 mpg in the city. In 2004, Toyota completely redesigned its resident hybrid. The 2006 Toyota Prius made use of a 1.5-liter engine and a pair of electric motors to deliver a net 110 horsepower and a fuel economy rating of 48 mpg city and 45 mpg highway. Knowing the fuel tank size of your 2006 Prius is important when planning a long trip, so you can better plan stops to refill the tank.
Gas Tank Size
The 2006 Toyota Prius' gas tank holds a total of 11.9 gallons. Toyota recommends using unleaded fuel with a rating of 87 octane or higher.
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