Brother thanks a lot for the nice words!
Now coming towards your question, both cars are good in their own way. In features and specs, however, Prius takes a massive lead. You can drive a Prius an entire day and still won't get tired or exhausted. Corolla is comfortable too and Grande has CVT transmission which is very light on fuel plus you have the option of sunroof and paddle shifters.
2012 model Prius is very expensive, it has facelifted bumpers plus changed lights and slight changes in interior, recently some months ago Shahzaib bhai sold one S-Touring 2012 model for 3.5 million whereas my Prius cost me around 2.7 million including registration. And the criteria that you have for Prius of 5 grade and less than 20k on odo, the car will get really expensive.
The driving pleasure of Prius is unmatched, plus it is more responsive to the throttle than Grande. Plus you get option of driving seat height adjuster and in Touring edition you get 17" FF alloys, touring suspension which makes high speed handling velvet, HID projector headlamps, headlamp washers, 8 Airbags etc. Plus there is Push Start with Immobilizer in Prius and SMART lock/unlock system, you never need to take out the remote/key from your pocket. The interior of Prius is made of very high quality plastic, the steering is physically very soft and is speed-sensitive whereas in Corolla it is quite hard and is a bit too light, but this can be my personal opinion.
As for ride height, Corolla is better because it does not hit speedbumps but personally I prefer lower cars. Also spares of Prius are currently very expensive but who bangs his car every other day? Resale factor is also there, Prius resale is currently low but if you want to keep the car for a long time this thing gets eliminated.
To me, Prius seems a more practical option in urban areas whereas if you have a lot of travelling in rural areas or where roads are not in a good condition, go for Grande.
If you import a Prius the time period will be maximum 2 months for the car to reach your home from the auction and for Grade the deliveries are now being given for June.
So there you go! make up your mind and choose wisely. Test drive both the cars first and then make up your mind
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