The Toyota Prius is a hybrid car that was first released in 1997. It is considered one of the best-selling cars in the world and has been on the market for more than 17 years. The car has undergone several changes since its inception but retains its original shape and design.
The Toyota Prius features an internal combustion engine with electric motors, which allows it to run on electricity alone or with minimal gasoline use. The battery packs can be charged using regenerative or regenerative braking combined with an electric motor. This helps save on fuel costs and reduces emissions by about 25% compared to other cars on the road today.
The Toyota Prius can go up to 65 miles per hour in automatic mode without using gasoline, making it one of the fastest hybrid vehicles on the market today. It also has safety features like rearview cameras, rear sensors, a hill start assist system, blind spot monitoring system.
Toyota Prius comes in only one variant: Toyota Prius Version S.
The price of this automobile in Pakistan is about RS 146 lacs.
Toyota Prius comes in the following colours.
- Attitude Black Mica
- Dark Blue Mica
- Emotional Red
- Grey Metallic
- Silver Metallic
- Super White
- White Pearl
Toyota Prius Specifications
|◉ The overall length is 4540 mm.|
◉ The overall weight is 1760 mm.
◉ The Overall Height is 1470 mm.
◉ The wheelbase system is 2700 mm.
◉ The ground clearance of this automobile is 123 mm.
◉ Kerb’s weight is 1370 KG.
◉ The boot space is 470 L.
◉ The seating capacity of this automobile is five persons.
◉ The automobile consists of five doors.
|◉ The engine of this automobile is a hybrid.|
◉ The displacement of this automobile is 1798cc.
◉ The engine horsepower is 97 HP @ 5200 RPM.
◉ Torque is 142 Nm @ 3600 RPM.
◉ The vehicle consists of four cylinders.
◉ The cylinder configuration is in line.
◉ The compression ratio is 13.0:1.
◉ There are four valves per cylinder.
◉ The valve mechanism is DOHC 16 valves Chain Drive with VVTi.
◉ A sequential multiport fuel injection system supports the vehicle.
◉ The max speed of the vehicle is 180 Km/h.
|◉ The transmission type is automatic.|
◉ The CVT supports the automobile.
◉ The gearbox is 6-speed.
|◉ The steering type is rake and pinion with Electronic Motor.|
◉ The automobile is power-assisted with electronic power steering.
◉ The minimum turning radius of Steering is 5.1m.
|Suspension And Brakes|
|◉ The automobile’s suspension is front: Macpherson Strut with stabilizer, Rear: Independent Double Wishbone Suspension.|
◉ Brakes used in this vehicle are Front: Ventilated Disc Rear: Solid Disc.
|Wheels and Tyres|
|◉ This automobile supports alloy wheels.|
◉ The wheel size is 15 inches.
◉ The tyre size is 195/65/R15.
◉ Pitch Circle diameter is 5 x 100 mm.
◉ The automobile supports no spare tyre.
◉ Spare Tyre size is 15 inches.
|◉ The capacity of the fuel tank is 43 litres.|
◉ The Mileage in the city is 36 km per litre.
◉ The Mileage on the highway is 40 km per litre.
|◉ Advanced braking system with Pedestrian Detection and Pre-Collision System (PCS) that can help reduce accidents caused by pedestrians and other vehicles and help prevent injury or death to occupants in a collision.|
◉ Pre-collision system with Pedestrian detection that helps prevent accidents caused by pedestrians.
◉ High Strength Steel Body Structure (High Strength Steel Frame) protects from front-end collisions with moderate frontal collisions at low speeds.
◉ Number of Airbags is 6.
◉ Number of seatbelts is 5.
◉ Also have Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
◉ Child Lock
◉ Child Seat Anchors
◉ Vehicle Stability Control
◉ Traction Control
|◉ Clean and sleek|
◉ The front has a black grille that is flanked by amber headlights.
◉ The rear has taillights outlined in white, with a slight curve in their design.
◉ The wheels are also black and have an eight-spoke design with a flat gray finish.
◉ The Taillights are made up of multiple LEDs (light-emitting diodes).
◉ The vehicle’s rear features an adjustable spoiler that can be adjusted according to your driving style.
◉ Aerodynamics and fuel efficiency.
◉ Rounded body and large headlamps.
◉ Not too boxy or aggressive.
|◉ The Toyota Prius interior is designed with comfort and safety in mind.|
◉ The seats are made from high-quality materials, including leather upholstery and moisture-wicking fabric, making them highly comfortable to sit in for long periods.
◉ The interior is also very spacious, with plenty of storage space under the front seats, behind them, and inside the rear doors.
◉ The dashboard on all Prius models features an interface that allows you to manually control all of the vehicle’s systems using a touchscreen display on the instrument panel.
◉ The seats are heated and ventilated.
◉ You’ll find buttons on the steering wheel for audio controls, climate control, navigation, Bluetooth phone connection, and more.
◉ You’ll also find two USB ports on each side of your center console so you can connect your phone or tablet to charge while driving!
|◉ Front and rear Speakers.|
◉ USB and Auxillary cable.
|Comfort and Convenience|
|◉ Also, have Air Conditioner|
◉ It also has Heater
◉ Contains Defogger
◉ This automobile has a smart key entry.
◉ Have Power Steering
◉ It has Power Door Locks
◉ Power Mirrors
◉ Steering Adjustment
◉ Rear Folding Seats
- Low cost of ownership.
- Excellent fuel economy.
- High-tech interior design.
- Affordable price, especially for the hybrid version.
- Moves smoothly and quietly.
- A bit dated in terms of its appearance and design.
- The amount of space in the backseat may be limited.
Ultimately, which hybrid car is right for you will largely depend on your needs as a driver. The gas mileage and pricing of the Toyota Prius are sure to appeal to many drivers looking for a low-cost, fuel-efficient option. Still, if you do not drive an impressive amount of miles each week, you might want to seek out another vehicle that would better suit your driving habits.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Toyota Prius a good car?
Yes, Toyota Prius is the best budget-friendly hybrid car.
How long will Toyota Prius’s battery last?
Toyota Prius battery can last up to 10 years.