• Mar 13th 2009 at 12:30PM
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The Toyota Prius is the most fuel efficient vehicle in its class, very roomy, relatively affordable and Hanna Montana drives one. Maybe that last point is why some people are beginning to show hostility towards the car that's become the Kleenex of hybrids.

Andy Richter and James Adomain of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater have played off the Prius backlash in a faux car commercial pitting the Hyundai Elantra against Toyota's famous hybrid. Richter, formerly of Late Night with Conan O'Brien fame and not much since, plays the part of the frugal-minded Hyundai owner with an underlying anger issue, while Adomain gets all spiffed up to play the snobbish know-it-all with the Nickel Hydride battery pack. Forget about the totally erroneous statistics and the bogus sticker prices, just wait for the punch line. It's not the driveway shooting, but rather the fact this commercial is actually for the Nissan Sentra. Follow the jump to see it for yourself.

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      • 6 Years Ago
      /me missed something

      • 6 Years Ago
      It's not the driveway shooting, but rather the fact this commercial is actually for the Nissan Sentra.


      Well no. It is not a commercial. And it certainly is NOT for the Nissan Sentra. I'm sure Nissan will agree.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Ford Fusion gets 41 mpgs and its not a hatchback
        • 6 Years Ago
        Also more fun to drive and does not make you look like a hippie either.
      • 6 Years Ago
      People took that seriously? I mean that's not even the new style Sentra.

      I wouldn't go as far as shooting a Pruis driver that's just pulled in front of me on the freeway and jammed on their brakes because they didn't have enough space to safely get inbetween my car and the car in front of me BUT I might pull next to them and throw my cell phone at their high and mighty Prius...

      or does the Pruis come with dent resistant body panels now?
      • 6 Years Ago
      30+ comments about a comedy video, and the majority of them are just people bitching. I love how so many people are so uptight and hung up on semantics that they just can't either enjoy what's obviously a joke, or move on to the next post.

      Thanks for showing us this, Chris...definitely worth some laughs.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Andy overpaid.
      • 6 Years Ago
      haha, we need more commercials that end with gunfire
        • 6 Years Ago
        My dogs came running into the room as soon as the gunfire started.

        Now, they won't leave.
      • 6 Years Ago
      • 6 Years Ago
      Well ! So much for trying to click on a video for the dancing truck driver !
      • 6 Years Ago
      Jay thats what people do on here, bitch too much. I wasn't joking though my nissan has gotten 30 mpg before. Hell even the M3 can get better mileage than the Prius, Top Gear proved that.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Since this is OBVIOUSLY a farce, I really wish I could read what the fine print at the end says.
      • 6 Years Ago
      My nissan gets 30mpg and is a performance car, kiss my ass prius and elantra.
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