OEM Toyota Prius Parts List And Owner's Guide

Most (if not all) Toyota Prius owners will agree that the Prius is one of the best (and most interesting) cars to own. The Prius is constantly evolving. Still, it's consistently one of the best cars to own over the years. The Prius compares well to other hybrids and EVs, like the Nissan Leaf. In fact, Consumer Reports has named the Prius the best new car value at least once.

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There are so many different things you could do with your Prius. For example:

So if you own a Prius, you made a great choice. Whether you're a new Prius owner or a seasoned Prius owner, this guide may help you. In this guide, we'll:

  • Go over the most common replacement parts Prius owners get
  • Talk about the most common issues Prius owners have faced over the years
    • We'll also discuss how you, as a Prius owner, can stay on top of these issues
  • Discuss how you can maintain your Prius to ensure that it lasts as long as possible

Prius Parts List

As an authorized seller of genuine OEM Toyota parts, we carry a wide variety of Toyota Prius parts. If you're wondering which parts Prius owners order the most, you're in luck. We put together a list of some of the most common replacement parts for the Toyota Prius:

The Most Common Issues With The Prius Over The Years

The Prius is a well built car. Yet, it still has a few issues. In this post, you'll see a compilation of the most common issues with each Prius generation. We'll sum it up here, but refer to the post for more details.

2010-2015 Prius

  • Faulty headlight wiring
  • Cracked brake pressure accumulator
  • Clogged piston rings
  • Cracked side curtain airbag inflators
  • Intelligent power module (IPM) malfunction

2003-2009 Prius

  • Ineffective headlight wiring
  • Cracked brake pressure accumulator
  • Clogged piston rings
  • Premature steering intermediate extension shaft wear
  • Corroded coil wire in the water pump

2000-2002 Prius

  • Cracked brake pressure accumulator
  • Throttle body failure
  • Loose steering linkage

As a Prius owner, you may want to be aware of the most common problems with your model. If you stay on top of these issues, your Prius has a good chance of lasting a long time.

Maintaining Your Prius

Prius underhood

Toyota is known for making cars that last practically forever. It's not a given, though. If you want your Prius to last a long time, you need to maintain it. If you've never owned an electric vehicle or hybrid before, you may not be sure how you should maintain your Prius. Here are some of the important ways to maintain your Prius on a regular basis:

  • Use the right oil (if your Prius is a hybrid)
  • Change your air filter regularly
  • Perform regular fluid checks, replacements, and visual inspections
  • Change the transaxle fluid when necessary
  • Maintain the brake system
  • Drain and fill the vehicle's coolant circuits
  • Check the battery life and replace the batteries as needed

In a nutshell, maintaining a Prius is pretty much like maintaining any other car. There are only a few things you should do that's not normally done with an internal combustion engine. Toyota offers a maintenance guide for each Prius model. It would be a good idea to find the maintenance guide for your Prius model. It will help you stay on top of everything.

Written by Jason Lancaster