Category Archives: Toyota Prius

2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid being driven by the Team from TMMI

2018 Toyota Camry & Prius Performance Capabilities on Display

If there’s one thing that the best-selling Toyota Camry and Prius models are criticized for, it’s that they lack excitement on the road. They’re reliable, efficient, stylish, practical, safe, and many more great descriptors that car shoppers are looking for, but, according to many, also boring. However, we and Toyota itself find that claim unfounded. To prove that these two models have more to offer than shoppers might realize or think, Toyota engineers will be putting their performance capabilities on display in the Tire Rack One Lap of America. Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 Toyota Prius Exterior Passenger Side Rear Profile outside shop window filled with people

2018 Toyota Prius Specs & Features

We were digging through our blog archives and realized the last time we talked about the specs & features of the Toyota Prius it was for the 2017 model year. So, we wanted to jump at the opportunity to highlight some of the things that make the 2018 Toyota Prius such an exciting vehicle and refresh your memory on why it’s such a great choice in the hybrid sedan segment. Not only was the Prius the first mass-produced hybrid vehicle available, but lately it has begun to prove that hybrid vehicles don’t have to sacrifice performance to deliver great fuel efficiency. Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 Toyota Camry Exterior Passenger Side Rear Profile

Which Toyota vehicles earned 2018 IIHS Safety Awards?

Safety is one of the most important aspects of any vehicle on the market today. As technologies increase in capability so too does the demand for greater safety features by automotive customers. Toyota has continued to rise to the occasion, and that is proven once again this year as six 2018 vehicles have earned IIHS Top Safety Pick awards, and one more was awarded the prestigious Top Safety Pick+ designation, and we couldn’t be more pleased. Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 Toyota Prius Exterior Passenger Side Profile surrounded by people

2017 Toyota Prius Specs & Features

While we wait for information on the 2018 model, which we expect to be a carryover – though, considering no information has been released yet, it could already be undergoing a minor facelift – we thought we’d dive into some of the specs & features available in the 2017 Toyota Prius. The sophomore year of the all-new Prius, sportier and offering a better blend of performance and efficiency than ever before, makes an excellent choice for any driver. Read the rest of this entry >>

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2017 Prius Trim Level Comparison

What Trims is the 2017 Toyota Prius Available in?

The original hybrid, the Toyota Prius is a great option for buyers looking for one of the best hybrids available. Toyota has become a well-known leader in the hybrid industry and with eight hybrid models available, customers have more to choose from than ever before. The Prius is a classic hybrid that offers futuristic style with superior fuel economy. The 2017 Toyota Prius is available in seven trim levels One, Two, Two Eco, Three, Three Touring, Four and Four Touring. Take a look at what features are standard in each trim and compare the available Prius models to find the right fit for you.   Read the rest of this entry >>

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Toyota Prius vs Prius C vs Prius V

What is the Difference Between the Prius, Prius C and Prius V?

We have all heard of the Toyota Prius but maybe you haven’t heard of the Prius C or the Prius V. If you are in the market for a hybrid vehicle or seen a Prius vehicle driving around you could be wondering what is the difference between the Prius, Prius C and Prius V? Just looking at them, you can tell there is a difference in styling between the Prius, Prius C and Prius V. The Prius C is the smallest member of the Prius family, the standard Prius is the midsize model and the Prius V is the largest. Read the rest of this entry >>

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The New 2016 Toyota Prius

2016 Toyota Prius Exterior Redesign

The Toyota Prius is already the most fuel efficient hybrid you can buy on the market and the Prius has been leading the way in hybrid sales since its production. This year Toyota gave the 2016 Prius an all new redesign which not only gave the Prius a new look but also added interior space. The 2016 Prius’ estimated fuel economy for this year is 52 mpg combined and the new Prius Eco is rated at 56 mpg combined. The Prius received a new double wishbone rear suspension to improve the car’s ride and handling. Bumps are now more absorbed, handling is more responsive and the design takes up less space giving the 2016 Prius more cargo room inside.  The 2016 Toyota Prius also features Toyota’s new Toyota Safety Sense which is an available option for the Prius.  Read the rest of this entry >>

The 2016 Toyota Prius Is Setting New Standards

How the 2016 Prius Raises the Bar

 

If you’re looking for the best, start looking to buy a 2016 Toyota Prius.

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You want the best of the best, don’t you?

 

The 2016 Prius is the 2016 Best Car to Buy Nominee, as stated by Green Car Reports.

 

What more proof do you need? The title itself says that this car is the best car to buy.

 

But what is it that makes this car so special?

 

I shall tell you!

 

New and Improved

 

It’s still the five-door hatchback that you know and love, but the 2016 model is lower to the ground and smoother than the previous models.

 

The lower nose and floating roof make this hybrid anything but conventional.

2016 Prius Interior

So not only will you be driving the best-known and best-selling hybrid available, but you will also be the center of attention wherever you take it.

 

Good for the earth, and good for your confidence. How’s that for a good deal?

 

The interior has gotten a makeover, as well.

 

The color displays are larger and the graphics have improved.

 

The central instrument pod and soft-touch technology keep you constantly in control (and it’s super fun to play with).

 

Sit lower, and feel faster in this sporty-looking new model.

 

Take the roads in style while not destroying the atmosphere. It’s a win-win!

 

A Confident Ride


The handling and steering of the 2016 Prius has been improved, as well.

 

Redefine your expectations of what driving a Prius feels like.

 

Relax and settle into how natural driving the new Prius is.

The noise of the engine has been muted, as well, allowing for you to enjoy your ride in peace.

 

Green is the Way to Go

 

Let’s get down to what everyone has been wondering about: the fuel-economy.

 

It’s a Prius. It’s got to have great fuel-economy.

 

Of course it does. Duh.

 

All but one model come in at 52 miles per gallon combined. The Prius Eco Two comes in at an impressive 56 mpg combined.

 

The best part about the 2016 Prius could very well be that it doesn’t really feel like a Prius. It feels like a regular car.

 

But it’s so much better than a regular car. It’s the most fuel-efficient car ever sold in the United States.

 

There’s really no way you can go wrong with this car, people.

 

It is very clear to see why the 2016 Toyota Prius has been nominated for the Best Car to Buy Award, and very clear that more people should be driving them.