Toyota: 1 millionth Prius sold in US

April 6, 2011 3:36:33 PM PDT
Toyota is marking a major milestone in the world of hybrid vehicles.

The company says has sold its one millionth Prius in the U.S. There have been more than two million sold worldwide.

The Prius is powered by both a gasoline engine and an electric motor. It gets 51 miles per gallon in the city and 48 on the highway.

The Prius has been the top-selling hybrid in the U.S. since it went on sale 11 years ago.