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Toyota Prius Vs BMW 520d.

The Toyota hybrid is hailed as an eco-paragon, so how does it fare against a big BMW?

Times Online.

To find out we set a challenge: to drive a Prius to Geneva using motorways and town driving. The direct route is 460 miles but we drove almost 100 miles further to give the Prius the advantage of running in urban conditions where its petrol-electric drivetrain comes into its own.

We took along a conventionally powered car – a diesel BMW executive saloon – for comparison and drove both cars an identical number of miles (545). Continue reading Toyota Prius Vs BMW 520d.