Toyota Prius Detail Review (2016): The Hybrid, Its Electric from the blood

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Toyota Prius is bag full of mixed emotions and features. Read all about technical specification and features on the vehicle. It’s the future and the present of automotive technology and environment requirement energy conservation and emission control.

Toyota Safety Sense

Our Standard Toyota Safety package that combine the Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Lane Departure Alert with steering assist (LDA w/SA), Automatic High Beams (AHB) and Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC) to assist you. TSS-P’s comprehensive features create in-the-moment safety designed to support your awareness and decision-making on the road.

 

Lane Departure Alert

If an inadvertent lane departure is detected and there are visible lane marking, the standard Lane Departure Alert (LDA) system will issue both an audible alert and visual warning on the MID screen. If the system determines that the driver is not taking corrective action, then the steering assist will initiate gentle corrective force. (Toyota Prius)Prius rear

Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

It uses forward sensing radar technology an intelligent camera, the system can detect the speed and distance of the vehicle traveling directly ahead of you and adjust your speed accordingly. Works in traffic as well.

Pre-collision System with Pedestrian Detection

Standard Pre-Collision System (PCS) scans the roads ahead for potential vehicle collision, pedestrian safety scan in the path of Prius.

Exterior

It is dramatic, new and drastic change have been adapted in term of technology and future. It has a sleek shape to perform aerodynamically well, by reducing drag.

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The first impression of Prius Bi-LED elements in the headlights, the fog lights are integrated in the headlamps.

New Chassis

A purposeful stance, helps ensure Prius is always up for some fun. A lower and wider stance shows off this hybrid’s athletic appearance, and helps give you a more responsive drive.prs_my16_0025_v001

 

ModelPrius TwoPrius Two EcoPrius ThreePrius Three Touring
1.8L 4-Cyl. ECVT Hybrid1.8L 4-Cyl. ECVT Hybrid1.8L 4-Cyl. ECVT Hybrid1.8L 4-Cyl. ECVT Hybrid

Interior

Futuristic Interior

Get more of what you want, inside and out. Smart seat design gives everyone room to stretch out. Helping you stay in control of it all is advanced tech like a standard 4.2-in. colour dual Multi-Information Display (MID)

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A comfortable ride

advanced noise-insulation techniques, those unwanted outside noises stay outside.

4.2 in Color Dual MID

Stay twice as informed. The colour dual high-resolution Multi-Information Display (MID) screens are customisable.

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Front Bucket Seats

The front seats of Prius feature deep side bolsters for added comfort on those long drives. And with an available 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support, it’s easy to find that perfect driving position.prs_my16_0018_v001

 

Performance

Double-wishbone

A double-wishbone rear suspension gives Prius responsive handling and a smooth ride. And that’s just the beginning. Its condensed design takes up less space outside the cabin

Body Rigidity

Smart design, advanced materials and innovative construction techniques help make the chassis of the 2017 Prius more rigid than ever.

Touring-tuned suspension

Prius Touring models feature unique suspension tuning to help take the fun to a whole new level.

Rear Spoiler

Functional and stylish, the rear spoiler helps contribute to the wind-cheating shape of Prius. It helps smooth out turbulent winds, making for a quieter and more efficient drive.

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Eco Heritage

Aerodynamic Exterior

This beauty is more than skin deep. The striking look of Prius has been engineered to help it easily slip through the wind. Its sleek lines, active grille shutter, aero stabilising fins and underbody panels all work together to smooth airflow, which in turn helps maximise fuel efficiency.

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CO2 Emission

Prius helps save more than fuel. With its history of offering fun and efficient hybrids, the Prius Family is estimated to have reduced 11,794,335 tons of CO2 emissions from being released into the atmosphere.

Safety

Blind Spot Monitor

Prius can detect a vehicle in its blind spot, the available BSM system alerts the driver by indicating the appropriate side mirror.

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert

When you slowly back out from a drive way parking lot it warns you of any approaching vehicle.

Star Safety System

Prius Comes Standard with the Star Safety System, a suite of six advanced features Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology (SST)

New Design

The 4th generation model’s focus is carbon emission and lightweight. The Toyota Prius is the first vehicle to be built on Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA). This gives benefit on lightweight and improved stiffness. It will do 40km/l and 70g/km of .

The Petrol engine operates on Atkinson Cycle, producing 40% extra thermal energy of any mass-production engine. It is also the most Aerodynamically accurate with drag coefficient of 0.24 in the four door segment. It comes with normal high density Nickel-metal hybrid battery is compact.

Information

Length4540mm
Width1760mm
Height1490mm
Wheelbase2700mm
Engine4 Cyl, 1800cc, petrol-electric
Power95hp @ 5200rpm
Torque142Nm @ 3600rpm
GearboxCVT auto
SuspensionIndependent, MacPherson Struts, coil spring
Ground Clearance130mm
PriceRs.40 Lakhs