2016 Toyota Prius

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The new 2016 Toyota Prius is back and more fuel efficient than ever. Toyota has also decided to make this model a lot sportier than they have in the past. 




Full Review

The new 2016 Toyota Prius is back with a lot of improvements done to it. With these changes, the Prius is looking like it is gaining a lot of attention from people, which is what the Prius really needs. These changes mostly consist of improvements done to the fuel efficiency and the look. Toyota will be pushing for the new 2016 Prius to look sportier than it has in the past.

The exterior of the Prius looks a lot different from the previous model but the structure of it still resembles what it originally looked like. Starting off with the grille, the front of the hood has taken over most of it. With the hood dropping down and covering most of the grille, it is a lot harder to visually see. However, they have still done a great job of blending the small visible grille into the headlights beside it.The headlights will look a bit more modernized with it being powered by LED lighting. Under the headlights, there are the tail lights which will be pretty standard at a circular shape. The rear view also looks very different but in a way resembles the Nissan Leaf. The tail lights are nice and long with a rectangular shaped rear window beside it.

Taking a look at the interior of the new Prius, it looks very futuristic, which it should since it is the next generation of driving. The interior perfectly complements the exterior look of the car. Starting off with the centre console, it seems very user-friendly as there are no buttons to operate it. It is all touch screen on the screen placed in the centre. The steering wheel will be very comfortable for drivers with a lot of grip as the curves on it will allow drivers to be able to comfortably hold on and not be worried about it slipping away. In terms of space, the new 2016 Toyota Prius is very spacious and will allow drivers and passengers to be able to freely move their legs. Also with a very large windshield, drivers will be able to have a lot better of a view of the road.

Under the hood we can see Toyota uses a 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine in combination with new electric motor. New electric motor will be smaller and lighter than last year’s model. This powertrain will allow the vehicle to push 140 horsepower. In terms of fuel efficiency, the Prius will have a lithium ion battery which will be very fuel efficient. To be exact, it will assist the car in require only about 4.3 litres for every 100 kilometres driven.

The 2016 Toyota Prius is obviously a great choice if you are going for a car that will save you a load of money on gas. It is also a great choice for those who really care about how bad pollution in getting since this will create barely any compared to come vehicles out there. The Prius is made for only a select amount of drivers out there.

2016 Toyota Prius
Reviewed by Unhaggle on .
Rating: 8 / 10



Trim / StyleMSRPEst. Monthly PaymentAverage PriceInvoice Price
FWD Hatchback$25,995 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
Technology Package$28,730 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price
Touring Package$29,330 Get Local Price Get Invoice Price

Latest Incentives

February 02, 2016 thru February 29, 2016
Cash
Trim / StyleMSRPCash Incentive before taxCash Incentive after tax
FWD Hatchback$25,995$0$0
Technology Package$28,730$0$0
Touring Package$29,330$0$0
Finance
Trim / StyleRebate before taxRebate after tax24364860728496
FWD Hatchback$0$0N/A3.49%3.99%3.99%4.39%N/AN/A
Technology Package$0$0N/A3.49%3.99%3.99%4.39%N/AN/A
Touring Package$0$0N/A3.49%3.99%3.99%4.39%N/AN/A
Lease
Trim / StyleRebate before taxRebate after tax24364860728496
FWD Hatchback$0$03.49%3.49%3.99%4.09%N/AN/AN/A
Technology Package$0$03.49%3.49%3.99%4.09%N/AN/AN/A
Touring Package$0$03.49%3.49%3.99%4.09%N/AN/AN/A

General Specs

Engine 1.8000 L
Horsepower @RPM121
Fuel TypeElectric
Body typeHatchback
Number of Doors5
Passenger5
Drive TrainFront Wheel Drive
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Power and Performance:

Situation under the hood of new 2016 Toyota Prius will be very similar as in the previous model. New Prius will be powered with 1.8 liter four cylinder engine in combination with new electric motor. New electric motor will be smaller and lighter than the previous one. 2016 Prius will be capable to produce up to 140 horsepower. The finest change is the all-powerful lithium ion battery, which will even more improve fuel efficiency.

Read more at 2016 Release Date 2017.

Interiors and Special Features:

Photos of the interior show a new direction for the dash and instrument panel. The prototype dash looks more conventional, with analog gauges behind a new three-spoke steering wheel, marking a departure from the current information display perched far away in the center of the dash. Photos show a center stack engulfed in a mess of tape and slapped-together elements, making it hard to visualize where a navigation display might go. A top Toyota executive promises a roomier interior, notable design and layout refinements, and greater ease of use.

Read more at Edmunds.

Safety features:

The manufacturers have also moved a step further to make this 2016 Toyota Prius more safe and secure to drive in. They have included various features which shall enhance safety and they include the ABS, head airbags, child seat safety anchors, dual front and rear side mounted airbags, emergency brake assist, rear door child locks, rear centre 3-point belt, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, tire pressure monitor and passenger airbag sensing deactivation just to name a few. Sneaked photos of its interior showed a new dashboard with great instrumental panels. This dashboard appears more modern, with digital gauges behind a new four spoke steering wheel. This marks the end of the current information display placed away in the center of the dash.

Read more at Best Car 2016.


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Audio

Remote audio controls: steering wheel mounted
6 speakers
Audio Connectivity: includes input AUX jack front and USB front
Antenna
Audio system with AM/FM radio, CD player (reads MP3 format), touch screen and colour screen

Brakes

Hill holder
Electronic brake distribution
ABS
Brake assist system
4 disc brakes (2 ventilated)

Bumpers

Front and rear bumpers

Cargo area

Load restraint: hooks
Cargo area cover

Charges

Delivery/freight charge: $ 1,690.00
Charges: Air Conditioning Tax $ 100.00

Convenience

4 passenger assist handles
Rear camera parking distance sensors
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Cargo area light
Bluetooth ; includes phone connection and includes music streaming
Front reading lights
Cruise control
Remote control trunk/hatch release
Smart Key System smart key: ; includes keyless entry and keyless start
2 12V in front
Vehicle start button

Dimensions

External dimensions: overall length (mm): 4,480, overall width (mm): 1,745, overall height (mm): 1,490, wheelbase (mm): 2,700, front track (mm): 1,525, rear track (mm): 1,520 and curb to curb turning circle (mm): 10,400
Internal dimensions: front headroom (mm): 980, rear headroom (mm): 955, front hip room (mm): 1,339, rear hip room (mm): 1,300, front leg room (mm): 1,080, rear leg room (mm): 914, front shoulder room (mm): 1,394, rear shoulder room (mm): 1,349 and interior volume (litres): 2,653
Cargo capacity(in litres): all seats in place: 612

Doors

Rear door: lifting gate
Doors: driver, rear driver, passenger and rear passenger : front hinged
Body colour exterior door handles

Engine

Electric power info: battery voltage (V): 202, battery amps (Ah): 6.5
Engine: 1.8L in-line four-cylinder VVT-i with VVT
Emissions data: CO2: 2,065 kg/yr
Start/Stop

Engine Performance

Power: 121 hp
Secondary power: 95 hp @ 5,200 rpm; 105 lb ft @ 3,600 rpm
Performance:
Fuel consumption(L/100km) : city= 4.4 ; highway= 4.6 ; combined= 4.5 ;

Fuel

Fuel: electric and/or unleaded
Fuel system: multi-point injection
Fuel tank: 43 litre capacity

Instrumentation

Trip computer: includes avg speed, avg fuel econ, current fuel econ and fuel range
Low tire pressure monitor
Multi-function display screen 6.1 and 2
Main dashboard display
External temperature

Interior Trim

Floor covering: none
Luxury trim: alloy look on shifter, alloy look on center floor console, alloy look on doors, alloy look on dashboard and none
Floor mats

Lights

LED brake lights, day time running lights and rear lights
Headlights: halogen with projector beam lens halogen
Headlight control with dusk sensor
Daytime running lights

Locks

Card key power locks ; automatic locking

Paint

Pearl paint

Safety

Intelligent driver and passenger front airbag
LATCH
Front side airbags
Crash test results IIHS, Good, Good, Acceptable, Good and Good, crash test results NHTSA, 5, 4, 4.00 and 4
Driver knee airbags
2 active height adjustable head restraints for front seats, 3 height adjustable head restraints for rear seats
Front to rear curtain airbags
Height adjustable front seat belts with pre-tensioners for driver and passenger
Rear seat belts for driver, rear seat belts for passenger, 3-point rear seat belts for centre

Seats

Seating: 5 passengers
Front seat centre armrest
Rear seat centre armrest
Front driver seat : bucket ; details: manual height, front passenger seat : bucket
Rear seats: split-folding bench with seating for three
Seat upholstery: cloth

Service

Intermediate service 8,000, 6 and variable distance/period
Main service 200,000 and 144

Steering

Power steering type
Multi-function steering wheel ; includes height adjustment and telescopic adjustment

Storage

Full floor console with covered storage, partial overhead console
Storage box trunk and fixed
Cupholders in front row and rear seats

Suspension

Independent front strut suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs, independent rear wishbone suspension with stabilizer bar and coil springs

Transmission

Transmission: CVT ; incl. shifter on dash
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) stability control
Electronic traction control
Axle ratio :1
Front-wheel drive

Ventilation

Air conditioning with automatic control ; includes remote control
Ventilation system with cabin filter

Version

5-door hatchback
Powertrain type : HEV
Data completeness
Trim level:
Date introduced:
Version information 02 Feb 2016

Visibility

Zone tinted windshield
Rear view mirror
Driver and passenger door mirror: heated, body colour, power adjustable
Rear window with defroster and intermittent wiper
Tinted glass
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
Front and rear power windows with 2 express

Warranty

Anti-corrosion warranty: 60 months/ Unlimited km
Warranty whole vehicle - Total: 36 months/ 60,000 km
Warranty battery: 96 months/ 160,000 km
Warranty powertrain - Total: 60 months/ 100,000 km
Roadside assistance warranty: 36 months/ 60,000 km
Paint warranty: 36 months/ 60,000 km

Weights

Weights: published curb weight (kg): 1,380 and Manufacturer’s own

Wheels

Front and rear all-season tires 195/65/S
Spare wheel: spacesaver with steel rim
Front and rear alloy wheels: 15"x 6.0"