I am very new to this forum, but I wanted to ask a question. I am currently in need of my first car, and I have been looking into a Prius. They seem quite reliable, but I wanted to ask about a couple issues, and finally, weather or not it would be a good idea to buy one. The main issues I have come across are the battery, and the head gasket. I have heard here that there can be some issues with the head gasket on the 2010-2014 models. I have also heard that the batteries usually have about 150k miles before they break. Is this a good estimate, and are there any other big issues to watch for? Finally, I have an opportunity to buy a 2012 Prius with 147k miles on it. I am worried about the battery especially, and have also heard that the generator can be an issue. If there is any issues I missed, do tell me, and thank you all for your time.