The company Toyota has used the New York Auto Show to present its most advanced hybrid ever. Its name was already known, and the supplement is the one who still rises above the actual representatives. 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a new name in Toyota’s model lineup. With 22 miles of electric range, this hybrid vehicle does not have a worthy competitor in the market. Some were however brave enough to ask whether people will buy this car?
Premature reaction to this question would be: Yes, why not to buy! Yet the current state of the automotive market does not support the super hybrid. At the very least, this is what’s wrong with it. It is not a SUV. As long as there is demand, it means that everyone on planet earth does not want to drive SUV. Toyota hopes that there is still a large number of such customers. The sales result recently presented new generation 2017 Toyota Prius is not very satisfactory. For this reason the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, should ”fix” the situation in the market.
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Specs
2017 Toyota Prius Prime is the latest plug-in version of the standard Prius model. Tinted teaser not much showed at least for the appearance of this vehicle. It turns out that he is a very handsome and sophisticated vehicle. Compared to the regular Prius 2017 Prius Prime has changed appearance and the front and rear part. Although it is more spacious than the regular Prius. It can transported only four passengers. According to the dimensions of 6 cm longer, 1.5 cm wider, and the 2.5 cm lower.
The total autonomy of 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is 600 miles (965 km). When you attack them, in fact they are afraid. This is definitely the vehicle of the future, which most can threaten the oil market. For the frills of these cars during the day would not have a stand at the pump. Prime Prius is equipped with lithium-ion batteries of 8 kW, 1.8 L Atkinson engine and consumes 1.4 l/100 km. The batteries can be recharged at an ordinary household socket. It takes time to charge the battery then is five and a half hours. If the batteries are charging stations dedicated to 240 V, time required is three times less. The vehicle emits 32 grams of CO2 per km. Can move, and only on the electric motor, when it can exceed about 22 miles at speeds up to 135 km/h.
Release Date and Price of 2017 Prius Prime
Sales of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime model will start in the fall, at least for the US market. Price is not yet known. In the opinion of some, should not significantly deviate from the current price of 2017 Prius model. In addition to the standard system Toyota Safety Sense Package with systems of active and passive safety, and Intelligent Park Assist, there are still a lot of options. And what first attracted attention in the interior of is the 11.6-inch multimedia screen. The new Prius also has the standard navigation, head-up display, premium JBL audio system.