TOYOTA PRIUS - Everything You Need to Know | Up to Speed

4. Lip 2020.
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The Toyota Prius might be one of the most hated cars, but it was the first mass-produced hybrid in automotive history! It kicked off a revolution with the Prius concept and quickly turned into an entire Toyota hybrid family, including the Prius Plug-In, Prius C and Prius V. From 1899 to 2020, join James as he explores the Toyota Prius and tries to find LOVE for one of the most hated cars.
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  • I for one am excited for oil crisis merch.

    Chris LaveryChris LaveryPrije 4 mjeseci
    • That post Malone shit is so well integrated, still laughing. Nice vid!!!

      Matthieu LouiseMatthieu LouisePrije mjesec
    • Oil crisis part 2

      Mr PandasianMr PandasianPrije 4 mjeseci
    • I; for one- am excited for _oil crisis merchandise_ .

      seasoakedperversionseasoakedperversionPrije 4 mjeseci
    • If it does, itllvome educational also i mean gotta tell kids about the Oil crisis that changed how cars are made 😤

      Cyber PunkCyber PunkPrije 4 mjeseci
    • Ok?

      itsyaboi wanitsyaboi wanPrije 4 mjeseci
  • Prius is pretty good. Change my mind.

    City O' JusticeCity O' JusticePrije 10 sati
  • Please do Honda CR-Z!!!!

    SounzaSounzaPrije 2 dana
  • I can't hate on the 4th gen Prius as someone who has to drive it daily for work it's an amazing runaround car that gets over double the gas mileage of my personal car

    jake beckleyjake beckleyPrije 3 dana
  • What´s the point of this stupid vid...? What are u trying to prove..?

    Math WeijzenMath WeijzenPrije 4 dana
  • FYI, I still have a gen 1 (it’s my go to beater car, 271k and just won’t die) and it does have a CD player. It’s hidden behind a piece of plastic below the climate control knobs.

    daniel sprehedaniel sprehePrije 5 dana
  • Prius

    Kaden ColemanKaden ColemanPrije 6 dana
  • Funny you should mention the Corolla hybrid - a car which has been eating the Prius's lunch ever since it was revealed!

    John RickardJohn RickardPrije 8 dana
  • The Star Trek bit was f****** funny, thank you for the laugh guys

    Clifton SargentClifton SargentPrije 9 dana
  • The Prius should not be hated, it’s reliable, affordable, and efficient, sure it’s hella ugly and boring, but hey, boomers still love the pt cruiser #donthatethepruis

    StageaStageaPrije 15 dana
  • 999k views currently

    yammie simpyammie simpPrije 17 dana
  • 999k view :)

    jamrocksinxjamrocksinxPrije 18 dana
  • A Prius drifting. Now I've seen everything.

    Joey HurewitzJoey HurewitzPrije 18 dana

    Joey HurewitzJoey HurewitzPrije 18 dana
  • Ooh don't forget that HKS made a supercharger for the first gen prius :D

    Rhubarb PieRhubarb PiePrije 18 dana
  • This is my kind of video

  • Why would i need info about a prius? Do i look like a vegetarian to you?! 😡😡😡😡

    Keeping It FurryKeeping It FurryPrije 19 dana
  • @DonutMedia you kinda chopped the ending of this video... what are the other better 'replacements' for the prius? What other Hybrid hatchbacks are worth buying? You end the video saying there's tons of them... name some. I'm looking to buy a car right now, I want a GTI Estate but thats not a thing here in the US. I Have an Integra and really want a decent roomy hatch with pep. I'm finding nothing but civic hatch that's worth a look

    Robot MunkeeRobot MunkeePrije 19 dana
  • I'm a little disappointed that the sexy Prius GT300 race car wasn't mentioned. One of the many many gems of the Super GT series.

    elvisg7elvisg7Prije 19 dana
  • long live prius

    cameroncameronPrije 19 dana
  • ...Still, that car is ugly as $&#$

    Marc BerlliozMarc BerlliozPrije 20 dana
  • Toyota are still wedded to the hybrid. Their resistance to BEVs will leave them behind. The motoring world will suffer as a result, Toyota should be leading the charge, not dragging their heels.

    Andrew DouglasAndrew DouglasPrije 20 dana
  • Toyota are still wedded to the hybrid. Their resistance to BEVs will leave them behind. And the world will suffer as a result, Toyota should be leading the charge, not dragging their heels.

    Andrew DouglasAndrew DouglasPrije 20 dana
  • Gggg

    SatanSatanPrije 20 dana
  • “My suburban sh*t one of these last night” anyone know?

    Brandon DewoodyBrandon DewoodyPrije 20 dana
  • You're a beautiful unicorn - stay sharp (or round: don't read too much into it, we still love you).

    Andrei FasolaAndrei FasolaPrije 22 dana
  • Is the bandaged guy (11:30) Elon Musk?

    Andrei FasolaAndrei FasolaPrije 22 dana
  • 2:43 - EXCEPT the H2O car which they snuffed - because that would diminish slavery. There was this water car in Japan in 2008 and I looked on its website 1 year later and it read something like "because of insufficient funding the business had to close down". Really? NOBODY invested in a car which runs on tea, water, and even your PISS?? NOBODY? Covert slavery continues unobstructed - enjoy your "freedoms".

    Andrei FasolaAndrei FasolaPrije 22 dana
  • I am the original owner of a 2012 Toyota Prius C two. 124,000 miles.

    Thomas PassarelliThomas PassarelliPrije 23 dana
  • Thank u! VERY informative!! I learned alot!! Im old enough that I wrkd in a gas station during the oil crisis.. I currently own a gen 4. I keep thinkn we're headed for some sort of energy crisis & that's WHY I currently own one/plus more economical, period. I've never heard the history of the prius, jst knew 97 & up. Thanks again!

    Rice BurnerRice BurnerPrije 23 dana
  • I love my Prius V low key feel like a bad bitch in it

    Mitchell RosaMitchell RosaPrije 24 dana
  • My dads 2nd gen has 300,000 miles- but he did replace some of the battery cells about a year ago.

    J CJ CPrije mjesec
  • For my fellow Americans watching, 500 meters is about .31 miles.

    Bob WalshBob WalshPrije mjesec
  • 2003 honda insight came out a month or less before the prius

    northnorthPrije mjesec
  • The best car in history

    Simon VanzellaSimon VanzellaPrije mjesec
  • And in the 1990's there was a thing called the ps1.

    fummy comix inc.fummy comix inc.Prije mjesec
  • that Prius said KABOOM

    Tayla Mae PayneTayla Mae PaynePrije mjesec
  • Me watching this with my birkens on 👁💧👄💧👁

    CharlieCharliePrije mjesec
  • Yes! OIL CRISIS!

    Warriors TicketsWarriors TicketsPrije mjesec
  • Why is James making kissing jokes in this video?

    Santhush SolomonSanthush SolomonPrije mjesec
  • 9:17 Really evil, but cool Try putting playback speed in 2.0 and watch. It is cool!

    Santhush SolomonSanthush SolomonPrije mjesec
  • 8:28 This is really funny

    Santhush SolomonSanthush SolomonPrije mjesec
  • 6:36 See his right elbow is not there?

    Santhush SolomonSanthush SolomonPrije mjesec
  • Its sad to know that the Prius is faster then the fastest car in gta

    TheCookie CrumblesTheCookie CrumblesPrije mjesec
  • Why didn't you mention the Prius GT300 race car? (And the PriuSRT8)

    זה סודיזה סודיPrije mjesec
  • Something we needed but never asked for

    MoAcKMoAcKPrije mjesec
  • Not even a hardcore optimist would be able to take the amounts of hate this car got...

    Spectacular SpaghettiSpectacular SpaghettiPrije mjesec
  • Please do an Up to Speed video on Mazda3. We got your Accord, we got Civic, Corolla, Jettas, John Freakin Deere and some other non-sports car. What about Mazda3? Lol xD

    Ryne AgheilimRyne AgheilimPrije mjesec
  • We need another oil crisis.

    Colson XuColson XuPrije mjesec
  • 11:54 Think I got a cream for those two bad boys. P.S. Good job, guys! Diversity is university. Go Green! :))

    Sym KainSym KainPrije mjesec
  • Watching this from Germany where they stopped selling the Prius in 2020. :(

    ShurchilShurchilPrije mjesec
  • The new Prius is cool, especially in that blue color

    KarenKarenPrije mjesec
  • I love prius

    Mathew ZachariahMathew ZachariahPrije mjesec
  • What about the Prius Prime?

    NicholasNicholasPrije mjesec
  • this is a bad dream

    Samsung PlanseteSamsung PlansetePrije mjesec
  • Me: sees yellow loading bar Also me: skips 120 seconds

    Alex CyrAlex CyrPrije mjesec
  • Can we agree that this is the most ugliest car ever!

    Joey JacksonJoey JacksonPrije mjesec
  • day 1973 asking Donut make an Up To Speed on 1973 Gas crisis

    藍戰士Kit Kit Chan Isaac藍戰士Kit Kit Chan IsaacPrije mjesec
  • Why is everyone hating on such a good car?

    RezwanRezwanPrije mjesec
  • up to speed on the pontiac firebird

    Colton TruleyColton TruleyPrije mjesec
  • Roast me - 2010 prius looks cool

    秘 The Laughter 秘秘 The Laughter 秘Prije mjesec
  • You've lost weight bruh 👀

    Mike GorbachevMike GorbachevPrije mjesec
  • your hat is incredibly rare

    Dante WitterDante WitterPrije mjesec
  • 60 City... Yeah right..

    Garrett JohnsenGarrett JohnsenPrije 2 mjeseci
  • 2:47 ?

    Holly ShrumHolly ShrumPrije 2 mjeseci
  • James would be a dope grandfather with great stories.

    Zacky MohmandZacky MohmandPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Day 365 of asking James to do an UTS on Opel.

    MrPrajituraMrPrajituraPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Still the best hybrid in the world, if you want different hybrid just buy another Toyota hybrid 👍

    Drive4funDrive4funPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I think the mic ruined up to speed

    arian villagranarian villagranPrije 2 mjeseci
  • optima hybrid is better. more torque. good mpgs. smoked a wrx the other day

    H GH GPrije 2 mjeseci
  • James: "Your computer and your eyes and ears are not broken." Me watching on my phone: (Visible Confusion)

    Sam KSam KPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Do yo to speed drunk like drunk history

    michael gagnonmichael gagnonPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Glad to see tou healing nicely.. 😂

    Mazwan SamsMazwan SamsPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Prius doesn't have independent rear suspension, correct?

    Nick AmaritNick AmaritPrije 2 mjeseci
  • i'm a car person but i also care about the environment and if they made a prius with a stick shift and sporty suspension i might consider it but it's too boring the way it is right now

    YEETtastic RCYEETtastic RCPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I love my Prius C. IDGAF!!! Haterz gonna hate!!

    Jillian L.Jillian L.Prije 2 mjeseci
  • I’d rather have a Honda cr z with a 6 speed

    ARegularCarGuy LucasThePlaya10ARegularCarGuy LucasThePlaya10Prije 2 mjeseci
  • Honda has been kicking Toyota’s ass, the new civics drive a 1000 times better than current Toyota carolla and even the Camry. The only thing Honda needs to make is a 4wd to whip the 4runners outdated ass. And that’s saying a lot I’m a die hard 4Runner fan. But 40 grand with no driver assist or updated interrior. Nope

    2AAmerica2AAmericaPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Hell of a job on this video it was very entertaining and informative did not think I would like watching and video about a hybrid!

    George RiveraGeorge RiveraPrije 2 mjeseci
  • This was uploaded the day my grandpa died

    A UsernameA UsernamePrije 2 mjeseci
  • I had an 04 and 2012 prius. 04 was ok, got up to 101mph. 2012 got up to 112mph. That 2012 one I would drive on the highway at 80 to 85mph. Solid cars, 04 had 400000 miles before being sold and 2012 had 293000 miles before the engine threw a rod.

    Tactical BooleanTactical BooleanPrije 2 mjeseci
  • There is not much speed to get up to..

    Max MachacMax MachacPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I hate the Toyota Prius it's so ugly I want to die. it should be called Toyota preugly and stpide and I hate electric cars. why Toyota. make the stupid ugly crap just why. Toyota why.

    Tomas SamkoTomas SamkoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Drivin' Ivan answers the question "Is the Prius the Best Car in the World?"

    drivinivankatzdrivinivankatzPrije 2 mjeseci
  • But I doubt those other hybrids will last 300,000 miles like a Prius would huh? I’m debating between a 2020 Prius or 2020 Chevy bolt. I know the in thing is EV now but, I need something reliable and the range anxiety is still an issue with EV cars. My state still hasn’t really installed the level 3 fast chargers all over the place. How long will that take?? Hybrid is the way to go for now I think.

    Joel MartinezJoel MartinezPrije 2 mjeseci
  • My mom had one to save on gas. It does its job, but if you have a hippie as a coworker you should expect them to bother the shit out of you.

    FlytheWFlytheWPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Bro I've never seen a prius at a gas station

    ConzennConzennPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Crazy how much healthier he looks than in the older videos. Glad he got better.

    Ethan RiskeEthan RiskePrije 2 mjeseci
  • Sorry if someone already said this, isn’t Matsushi Battery, basically Panasonic?

    Victor` MarxVictor` MarxPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Stoopid narration

    U HaulU HaulPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Why does he compare everything to before post malone was born

    laundrylaundryPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Brian drove one of this car

    Han The3rdFlowHan The3rdFlowPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Js. The Prius is pretty cool when you want a decent econo car with car camping potential. Yet people rag on it too much.

    Dead GorgonDead GorgonPrije 2 mjeseci
  • up to speed for librals lol do one on squarebody chevys

    joe schneiderjoe schneiderPrije 2 mjeseci
  • there slow, and if you go over 80 its tarible gas miledg

    Shrek OOFShrek OOFPrije 2 mjeseci
    • skip to 3:34 on the video

      Shrek OOFShrek OOFPrije 2 mjeseci
  • yall forgetting the 929 had a sunroof before this

    William earlsWilliam earlsPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I love the tech and reliability of the Prius, but it's just sooo ugly. I hate how the car looks period, and they all look the same no matter what variant, they just look ugly and the older ones have this really awful shifter location with a tiny shifter. Even the newer ones look awful and they still have the tiny shifter but a much better location for it. The Prius looks like a car fucked a bus and the offspring fucked a hamster and this was the result. If it were a transformer, the Autobots and the decepticons would shun it from either faction for being so wierd looking.

    Danial WalkerDanial WalkerPrije 3 mjeseci
  • Please do an up to speed on the dodge ram pickup!

    Daniel PetersonDaniel PetersonPrije 3 mjeseci
  • The thumbnail had me sold on this vid

    Almighty RodriguezAlmighty RodriguezPrije 3 mjeseci
  • I dance every time I hear the intro

    FOX MnguniFOX MnguniPrije 3 mjeseci