The pioneer was the hardest, ask Toyota, which is the original Prius model in 1997, set out standards in the world of hybrid cars, the standards that are respected today. At the entrance to the Japanese adulthood are prepared to Frankfurt the fourth generation of the first Toyota model to a global platform that will be used after the Prius and all other models in the range.
2017 Toyota Prius – Exterior and Interior
Toyota Prius is longer than its predecessor by 2.3 inches (178.74 inches), 0.59 inches wider (69 inches) and 0.78 inches lower (58 inches). Center of gravity has been lowered by 0.98 inches and together with the new rear suspension makes the Toyota Prius becomes fun to drive.
The hybrid system is more compact and lighter batteries provide greater autonomy, the chassis is 60 percent stronger than its predecessor, improved safety systems, improved sound insulation and most importantly created the “effect of elastic” work of CVT transmission.
The design is inspired by the Mirai and the front LED lights are part of the standard specification. It has been completely changed and interior, and Toyota will about voice intensity of hybrid drive out to the public after Auto Shows in Frankfurt.
2017 Toyota Prius – Engine Specs
When it comes to the engine is still no official data, but it is assumed that there will be a displacement of 1.8 liter line 4 + electric motor. The engine should have 98 horsepower and 105 lb ft of torque and an electric motor of 80 hp and 153 lb-ft of torque. Consumption in the city will amount around 51 mpg.
2017 Toyota Prius – Release Date and Price
What is known that first comes the classic Prius in the first part of next year at a price of 30,000 dollars in the US, while the later is expected plug-in hybrid version.