Toyota reached a milestone with over 10 million units of hybrid vehicles sold as of January 31, 2017. Toyota estimates that the use of Toyota hybrid vehicles has resulted in approximately 77 million less tons of CO2. Let’s take a closer look at the Toyota Prius which is the brand’s most popular hybrid.
The 2017 Toyota Prius offers excellent gas mileage, a comfortable ride and lots of cargo space. Available trim levels include the Toyota Prius Two, Toyota Prius Three, Toyota Prius Four and the Toyota Prius Four Touring.
The Prius is powered by a 1.8 liter four-cylinder engine with an output of 121 hp with a continuously variable transmission. It seats five passengers and comes standard with cloth upholstery. Optional seating features include leatherette seats and temperature controlled seats.
Interior features include push-button start, a 6.1 inch touch screen, a stereo system, USB port, rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist and forward collision warning system.
Cargo space stands at 24.6 cubic feet for the base model. Buyers who opt for the Prius Two Eco, Four and Four touring editions get 27.4 cubic feet of cargo space. Safety features include air bags, ABS, daytime running lights, night vision, child safety locks, a rollover protection system, brake assist and ESC.
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