If you want to know if a particular car model is any good or not, ask a valet worker.
I spent 2 years valet parking thousands of cars. And if somebody were to ask me which car I liked THE LEAST, that answer would be easy: it would be the Toyota Prius.
The Prius was the worst because so many of them had a distinct toxic-like interior odor.
In fact, it was a pleasant surprise when I got a Prius with no odor!
I have driven hundreds of these cars. Hundreds! Perhaps even close to a thousand of them. I found that a high percentage of these cars have this awful smell. It didn't feel healthy for me to breathe this air. I would roll down all 4 windows, even in absolute freezing cold, and try to hold my breath. (Really!) Sometimes I would even drive the cars with my head out the window, like a dog, because the odor was so bad. I can't tell you how much I hated that smell.
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