Small cars continue to be chopped from automakers' line-ups...
Despite adding butch body cladding to try to confuse shoppers into thinking it's actually a hot SUV, sales of Toyota's entry level hybrid have tanked.
Source: https://driving.ca/toyota/prius-c/au...ff-the-prius-cToyota is killing off the Prius C
“You’re probably not going to see Prius C for long,” Toyota vice-president of marketing Ed Laukes confirmed to Motor 1.
“The Prius C has served its purpose well.”
The Prius C and Mirage probably don't get cross-shopped a lot, but the disappearance of the subcompact car with the highest EPA rating can only be good for Mitsubishi's fuel-sipper.
U.S. Prius C Sales vs. Mirage Sales:
Year Prius C sales
2012 35,753 - 2013 41,979 2935 2014 40,570 16,708 2015 38,469 21,515 2016 20,452 22,226 2017 12,415 22,386 2018 8399 24,316