The TOYOTA PRIUS is the most fuel-efficient model in the market without any plug. The new Prius prime, however, adds plug-in hybrid capability.
TOYOTA PRIUS 2017 OVERVIEW
The fourth-generation Prius was introduced last year with improved steering and handling and a better fuel efficiency than before for the first time, with styling that is quite different from the looks it carried for more than a decade. Toyota is now remaking its Prius Plug-In and named it as Prius Prime. The term prime in it indicates “best”. Toyota has doubled its new model’s all-electric driving range. Prius has a wide-ranging nameplate.
Toyota Prius C s smaller and unrelated while Prius V is a taller wagon. Prius and Prius prime will have a bold leading edge-look and technology. Toyota’s belief in hybrids is not hidden from anyone. Prius is better than Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, Ford Fusion Hybrid, and Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. All of these are mid-sized sedans and accept electric battery pack and associated hybrid technology. This reduces their cargo space. This is no more an issue in a case of Prius, which is designed from scratch as a hybrid vehicle. None of these cars can match Toyota when it comes to efficiency of fuel.
TOYOTA PRIUS 2017 EXTERIOR
The Prius models have got a unique exterior styling. The car is all-new with updated rear and technology. Front side features LED headlights using which there is no tension of traveling through the darkness, which special quad-element high-tech headlamps. The glass at the back is curved and a wave-like pattern is drawn on it which is a unique design. This is something that is not found on many vehicles today.
It looks cool and helps in increasing the aerodynamics inside the vehicle. The hatch is made using carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, the material known for its light weight and strength. The overall weight is 3362 pounds which are 352 more than the lightest version of Prius. Prius prime is more attractive than standard Prius which has somehow odd styling.
TOYOTA PRIUS 2017 INTERIOR
Inside the car. 11.6 inches high definition screen is present. It has vibrant color and friendly interface. The car has a navigation system along with the heads-up display. Toyota safety since P is standard on Prius Prime. Driver safety features like
- Adaptive cruise control
- Automatic high beams
- Pre-collision alert with pedestrian detection are included
- Bluetooth connectivity
- A rearview camera
- Infotainment system
- Keyless entry with pushbutton ignition are also featured inside the car.
In addition, wireless smartphone charging and the modified audio system is also present. 17-inches wheels are used on the lower side of the car. Front seats are also provided with heat and power options. The layout of control is a little scattered than that of the previous model. The dash bends around into the door panels with more soft-touch surfaces. Furthermore, the look is polarizing, distinguished by sharp. Aerodynamics is also improved now.
TOYOTA PRIUS 2017 ENGINE
The car uses a 1.8-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produces 121 horsepower and is capable of more than 40 percent thermal efficiency. In addition, Prius Two is least expensive and uses a 1.2-kilowatt-hour pack. The car is built on a new framework known as Toyota New Generation Architecture.
TOYOTA PRIUS 2017 PRICE
Prices have also increased by an average of just 1.4 percent. Base prices include Toyota’s $865 destination fee. Prius Two starts at $25,550, Two Eco at $26,030, Prius Three at $27,600, and Three Touring at $28,980. The base price of Price four is $30,000 for the Prius Four and $30,880 for the Four Touring. Prius Prime prices have not been revealed yet.
TOYOTA PRIUS 2017 RELEASE DATE
Prius Lift-back will release in early 2016 and Prius Prime in late 2016.