Well, the comparison of a used JDM Hybrid vehicle and a PKDM gasoline engine vehicle isn't valid, both are of different categories but fall in roundabout similar price brackets. As I mentioned earlier in the thread, I had open option of going for a brand new civic but I went for this, not just because of economy, but other reasons count too.
First is, my family has always preferred JDMs whenever it comes to vehicles, never bothered about the resale thing because nothing beats driving pleasure and comfort. Secondly, the specific variant of Prius that I have has a lot of options more than Civic with the exception of a sunroof, for example, FF 17" alloys, touring suspension, FF HID projector automatic headlamps, headlamp washers, traction control, far more superior road grip than that of Civic and what not. Fuel economy is just a bonus for me to be honest, driving this car is a pleasure in itself Alhamdulillah despite being a used vehicle.
I am in no way a hypermiler and the way I drive, the car attains maximum 16 km/l, had this been a Civic, under same conditions it would not have given more than 7-8 km/l max.
The color was a key player in me opting for this car, love at first sight it was!
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