How I envy Americans....

Discussion in 'Prius c Main Forum' started by 1980s_john, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. 1980s_john

    1980s_john Junior Member

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    Great, you get the pretty Prius C, we are offered the ugly Toyota Yaris Hybrid!

    Maybe I should investigate importing a right-hand drive Toyota Aqua from Japan :)

    Regards,
    John
     
  2. JQB

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    Yaris hybrid must be rated with better mileage than the C though? Is that true? I didn't see a Yaris Hybrid on the lot I bought my C
     
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    The Prius C is an exception the the rule. Most European cars are WAY cooler than those in the US. People in the US are too obsessed with huge vehicles.
     
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    I sure like the glass roof though
     
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    funny how different countries get different products and options. i wonder if it really matters, saleswise.
     
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    You won't see me give up my rear spoiler any time soon, but I can't say it influenced the sale as I had no idea it was anything other than "larger" until I picked her up. :)
     
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    Wouldn't a more appropriate UK counterpart be the Auris Hybrid?
     
  8. Ryephile

    Ryephile The Technophile

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    Envy? The feeling is mutual!

    I suppose ugly is subjective, however I don't find the Yaris Hybrid any uglier than the Prius C. Other than the aesthetic, they're essentially the same car.

    Ship me a Clio Renaultsport 200 Cup and I'll gladly ship you my Prius C! There are many enviable cars you guys get in the motherland that we're not privy to here in the colonies. You also have much less strict importing legislation, so you probably could import a JDM Aqua without too much trouble, money aside.

    Cheers,
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    I think that the Canadian C packages/models are better than the USA offerings. Of course like everything else, Canadians pay a great deal more.
     
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    I was going to say something similar... the four door hybrid Yaris that I have seen do not seem "ugly" by any stretch of the imagination (for me, at least). But since we are (aren't we?) talking about different countries, I could be wrong.
     
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    It doesn't look ugly at all. I like the LED lights.