2nd Generation (2016—2018) Prius Prime Problems

This generations ranks 23rd out of 86 Toyota generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the windows (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Windshield Cracks Easily 1 complaints at an average of 2,100 miles in the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime.
  2. Windshield Chips and Cracks Easily 1 complaints at an average of 7,000 miles in the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime.

What Prius Prime Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 2018 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2018 1 0 2 1.03
2017 1 0 12 0.94
2016 0 0 0 0.0

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