Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Price (Ex-Showroom) : Rs. 27.34 lakhs-31.43 lakhs

Mileage: Data not Available

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Toyota Prius Models

Discontinued Toyota Prius Models: Toyota Prius 1.8 Z4, Toyota Prius 1.8 Z3

Toyota Prius Reviews
The Latest Beauty of Toyota - Toyota Prius

Description:

If someone is looking for dynamic styling with an advanced technology, roomy interior and exterior as well as true fuel economy, then he must have a look at the Toyota Prius. It is a dream to drive in it. This full hybrid electric mid-size powerful, accommodating, proficient, and approachable car has been manufactured and developed by a well know manufacture, Toyota. This Toyota car was first introduced in Japan in the year 1997 and known to be the first mass produced hybrid car and afterwards all over the world since 2001. Being a hybrid vehicle, the Toyota Prius is environmentally friendly because it does not cause as much pollution as it lowers toxic emissions.

Model:

The models of Toyota Prius that have been introduced by Toyota are as follows:

Prius II 1.8L 4-Cyl Hybrid
Prius III 1.8L 4-Cyl Hybrid
Prius IV 1.8L 4-Cyl Hybrid
Prius V 1.8L 4-Cyl Hybrid

Colour:

The colours in which Toyota Prius comes:

  1. Blue Ribbon Metallic
  2. Winter Gray Metallic
  3. Blizzard Pearl
  4. Classic Silver Metallic
  5. Black
  6. >Barcelona Red Metallic
  7. Sandy Beach Metallic

Acceleration and Pick Up

The Toyota Prius is powered by 97 bhp (petrol) 80 bhp (electric) systems 134 bhp, with 4 cylinders DOHC power- which gives a peak 70 Hp @ 4,500 rpm and peak torque of 82 lb/ft @ 4,200 rpm. The sedan is developed for city commuting where you require adjusting gears quite regularly and at highways as well. The key profit of the car is fuel economy and reasonable price tag.

Exterior Appearance:

When we talk about Toyota Prius, one thing that we can say is the design of it is unique and intricate. It is designed to attract and impress the audiences and it has its own fashion statement. The front of view is pretty. The headlamps are located at both the upper sides in a universal design; the front grilles are centrally located and placed horizontally with the company emblem; the fog lamp similar to slot that has some plastic design. The back view mirrors from the both side is wrapped in body colour of the car, can also be adjusted internally. The body colour door handles are found from surface vision of the car. Next come to the back vision of the car. Here all the mechanism has been built-in with extreme care. The end illuminations are apparent and located elegantly; a stop light has been incorporated in the car so that the drivers get information even as they apply brakes. However, travel in this is undeniably a great pleasure. This car is not at all designed for one purpose. It is laden with all the innovative technological advanced functions. It is also designed to reduce wind resistance and allow the car to move faster and smoother on road. Prius is simply identifiable for the fuel-efficiency that the vehicle boats. It also helps to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and also helps to make the country more eco-friendly.

Exterior Dimensions

Length:Width:Height:;Wheelbase:Weight:Seating Capacity:
169.6 inch66.7 inch57.6 inch100.4 inch 2,765 lb5 seats

Interior Appearance

In 2011 Toyota Prius has come with a four-model lineup, labeled as Prius II, III, IV and V. As far as inside comfort is concerned, you will never be disappointed with the features which the Toyota Prius has. The company has always given the importance to the comfort level that as much as they can provide to the passengers. In order to give the level of comfort Toyota Prius comes featured with 5 way passenger seat regulate, wrapped in leather for the sake of luxurious feeling., 60/40 fold down rear seat with center armrest, remote liberate in cargo area, chrome door handles, air conditioning, dual zone climate control, tilt and telescoping steering column, am/fm/cd/mp3/wma/xm, satellite radio, Remote Engine Starter, auxiliary input jack, 6 speakers, power window and power door locks, front center console box, front seat back pockets, front and rear cup holders, and power adjust heated mirrors, emergency assistance kit, advance air bag system for driver and passengers, shoulder belts, anchors for child restraints, child protector rear door locks, and many more.

Interior Dimensions

Headroom (front/ rear):Legroom (front/ rear):Shoulder room (front/ rear):Hip room (front/ rear):Passenger volume:Cargo volume:
38.8 / 37.1 inch41.2 / 35.4 inch52.8 / 52.2 inch50.7 / 51.9 inch88.6 cu ft11.8 cu ft

Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy:

In the list of fuel-efficient cars the Toyota Prius Hybrid is leading. This car has a 1.5 liter 4 cylinder - 110 @ 5000 HP / 82 lb-ft @ 4,200 rpm peak torque engine. It can deliver an unruffled 19.13 km/ hr on city and 20.4 km/ hr on highway with CO2 emissions of 92 g/km. Undoubtedly such kind of fuel mileage is one of the exclusive features of this car. According to Toyota Prius reviews, it is an average mileage that this car has but above all is a real beauty of the car to drive around in.

Power:

The Toyota Prius comes with 1.5 litre petrol engine with 4 cylinders DOHC and with a maximum power of 97 bhp (petrol) 80 bhp (electric) system 134 bhp. Prius' primary power is provided by an all-aluminum 1.5-liter gasoline engine with a peak 70 Hp @ 4,500 rpm and peak torque of 82 lb/ft @ 4,200 rpm. 16 variable valve timing has also maximizes efficiency. The electric drive motor also provides a maximum peak of 44 Hp @ 1,040-5,600 rpm, and maximum peak torque of 258 lb/ft @ 0-400 rpm, whenever required.

Engine Capacity and Performance

One of the best features of Toyota Prius is its Gasoline Engine. The standard feature of engine for all the four models of Toyota Prius are: they have 1.8 Liter Aluminum DOHC, 16-Valve, Variable Valve, Timing with intelligence (VVT-i), 98 hp @ 5200 rpm (73 kW @ 5200 rpm), 105 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm (142 Nm @ 4000 rpm). The gas tank has a plastic bladder to decrease gasoline vapors. According to the Toyota Prius reviews, this car can vroom off at a really high speed and with no emit of sound.

Wheels:

The wheels of Toyota Prius is made of Aluminum and assembled with either 15-inch tires in size P195/65R15 or 17-inch tires in size P215/45R17.The 15-inch tires are standard for the Prius II, III, and IV whereas 17-inch tires are required for the Prius V. The Tire configuration is good in the sense that, it is able to take all the cargo of the vehicle and at the same time ensures the better recital. The tires used on the Prius are much superior at reducing friction while driving on the road, given a lesser rolling resistance and they also have a firmer grip on the road so that the driving would be much safer and easier to handle.

Braking and Handling

The braking system of Toyota Prius is a "brake-by-wire" design i.e. during the depression of the brake pedal; a signal is sent to the regenerative system through a computer to slow the vehicle and if the pedal is pushed further, the standard hydraulic brakes are operated. Most of the braking is done on the front wheels of the car thus fitting solid rear disc brakes at front is obvious for a car like Toyota Prius. This car is Toyota Prius sedan is equipped with anti-lock braking system (ABS) power assisted, electronic brake force distribution (EBD), brake assist (BA), front ventilated disc brakes, electric power steering etc.

Handling and Safety

As far as handling is concerned, Prius it has enough stuff to do that job, e.g. ventilated disc brakes, tilt and electric power steering and sound suspension system that contribute to the great handling of the car as well. This car has fitted it with the most common safety features which include dual central door lock or unlock at driver as well as co-driver side, rear door locks for child, day-night mirror, head lamp leveling device, high mount stop lamp, key less entry etc.

Exterior Accessories:

Door Edge Guards: Helps to protect the cars door dings and paint chips. They resist cracking peeling and fading as well.

Wheel Locks: They provide inexpensive, dependable protection against wheel and tire theft.

Rear Bumper Applique: This keeps the top surface of your rear bumper free of scrapes and scratches.

Paint Protection Film: The Paint Protection Film helps to protect your cars pain from sand, stones, insects and so which can chip and scratch the finish with paint protection film. .

Interior Accessories:

Folding Carpet Cargo Mat: This highly resilient nylon mat is designed to protect your cargo area from premature wear its foldable design also helps provide an easier access to the sub-floor storage compartment.

Illuminated Door Sills: This protects your interior door sills from scuffs, scrapes and scratches

Remote Engine Starter: This accessory allows you to start the engine of your car and to activate the air conditioner, heater, defroster and defogger functions, before you enter your vehicle.

Emergency Assistance Kit: This durable nylon kit is present there to handle minor emergency situations and repairs. This kit contains booster cables, tire pressure gauge, hose clamp/tape, pocket tool, work gloves, survival wrap blankets, poncho, flashing LED lights water bag etc

Satellite Radio: This is present there with 170 channels to entertain you every time.

VIP Security RS3200 Plus : This is a system with alarm, glass breakage sensor and keyless entry including remote lock/unlock, that secure your car in case the glass have been broken or any forced entry of a side door is attempted.

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