2013 Toyota Prius Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 2013 Toyota Prius as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

The center multi-function display may failure. This is commonly caused by poorly soldered internal connection. Our technicians tell us that these display panels can be successfully repaired or reconditioned by a shop specializing in such repairs.

The fuel gauge may read incorrectly. Our technicians tell us there is a recalibration procedure which should be performed to correct this issue.

Starting difficulties may develop, mostly noted if the car has been parked for several days. Toyota has changed the 12v battery size specification to help correct this concern. Our technicians tell us the battery tray will need to be replaced to accommodate the larger battery

The fuel tank used a unique liner which has caused trouble in some vehicles. If problems occur with the fuel tank liner the fuel tank must be replaced.