2017 Toyota Prius Prime is the new plug –in the hybrid version of the world’s best-selling hybrid five seater vehicle. The automaker has manufactured a vehicle that will bring attention to more customers. It will come with different notable features stylish, very much improved fuel economy, and convenience to ensure it maintains the high profile.
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Changes, Exterior
The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime external part is sophisticated with amazing features. New model is a bit bigger, it provides enough space for cargo and more moderate stance. The manufacturer makes use of high-strength steel extensively to construct the car thus making it strong and lightweight. The hood is made up of aluminum, and rear hatch is built out of carbon fiber so as to keep the weight of the vehicle in check. The Prius prime has come up with the automotive grille to help cheat the and better aerodynamics when radiator does not need cooling.
There are noticeable changes in the front fascia, and horizontal Light, Emitting Diode headlights, are matched to vertical daytime running lights. Furthermore, LEDs are found in the wing-shaped taillights which are also matched with the vertical lights in the corners. The C-shaped Light Emitting Diode taillights offer superior illumination which lessens fuel consumption. It will have strong character lines which give the car a raked appearance.
There is also highly angular cuts and deep recesses everywhere. The vehicle has an intense, polarizing look. The 2017 Prius, which also has pedestrian detection with automatic braking and adaptive cruise, and automated high, beams for safety purposes. In additional it has the full-width aero glass rear panel, eye-catching rear spoiler, blind spot warning, a head-up display, cross traffic alert and Toyota Intelligent Parking. Curb weight is 3400 lb or 1542 kg.
2017 Toyota Prius Prime dimensions:
– length is 182.9 inches
– wheelbase is 106.3 inches
– Width is 69.3 inches
– height is 57.9 inches
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Interior
The interior will have the futuristic design. The auto will have a vertical 11.6–inch touch screen for the information system which is mounted on the center console. Also, there are 4.2-inch color multi-information displays to offer critical information like speed. There is seating of four and driver seat and cargo space, which is completed by a 60/40 rear bench split. Inside the vehicle, there is also sound –insulated laminated glass for front doors and windshield. In additional, there are incredible features such as the ton of extras in the cabin, navigation, backup camera, heated front seats, and automatic climate control.
The car will enable smartphone users to control many features such as checking the charge status, finding the locations of the charge and altering charger scheduling. New Toyota Prius 2017 will also have USB, recognition, Bluetooth music streaming, and Qi wireless charging dock which is available on onboard for compatible devices. Interior part will also endow with color heads-up display and leatherette upholstery for the seats. It is also equipped with Premium Entune sound system with 10 JBL Green Edge speaker which is fixed to all six locations throughout the cabin this will attract music lovers.
It is also sophisticated with AM/FM radio, HD Radio, traffic info, weather, Sirius XM with subscription .there Entune App that will offer music choices such as iHeartRadio, Slacker Radio, Pandora, Facebook Places and destination search. The interior part of the Toyota provides you with comfortability and luxurious feeling which will leave you riding on cloud 9.
Engine And Fuel Economy
Nex generation Toyota Prius will be powered by 8.8 kWh lithium–ion battery pack, which is estimated to allow traveling for 22 miles Electric Driving change when a battery is topped off, and maintain a top speed of 84 mph in EVmode. The internal combustion engine is 1.8 liters Atkinson-cycle four–cylinder/Hybrid Synergy Drive. It will get 95 hp and 105 lb-ft of torque, but in combination with 2 electric AC motors pools about 121 hp. The outer part of EV mode the car will rely on electric propulsion in places like city driving and short trips. In Hybrid mode, new Prius Prime will use the gas engine, electric or it combine both to enhance optimum efficiency. The vehicle battery can be fully charged in five and half hours a 240-volt charger cuts that time into fuel economy ratings of 120MPGe.
The auto can be fill up the 11.3-gallon fuel tank with regular unleaded, and the battery is fully charged the estimated total driving change is 600 miles without being refueled. Fuel consumption should be 54 mpg/city, 50 mpg/highway, and 52 mpg combined. There is the great improvement in exhaust re-circulation system, and water pump which enables the engine gets up to its optimum operating temperature quickly. 2017 Toyota Prius Prime engine pulls the car from 0-60 mph for 10,9 seconds, top speed is 115 mph.
Release Date, Price and Competition
The new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime release date is expected to be in the late fall of 2016. The Prius prime will face competition from Chevrolet Volt and Ford Fusion Energi. The price is officially released, it is different by trims:
Prius Plus – $27,055,
Prius Premium – $29,690,
Prius Advanced – $30,545.
See also: 2016 Toyota Prius Two Eco
New Toyota Prius Prime 2017 photos