One of the most popular hybrid cars from Toyota is coming back. New 2016 Toyota Prius will be a combination of recognizable design and great new features.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Fifth generation of the new Prius will come with similar, well-known shape. Fresh and modern design will make the new model even more attractive. It will be made of lightweight materials such as aluminum, which will improve fuel economy and overall performance. New Prius will use the set of 17-ich alloy wheels. Exterior will feature some nice changes such as redesigned front and rear bumpers as well as lower hood. Both headlights and taillights will also be redesigned and equipped with the latest LED technology. Modern and stylish design will be continued to the interior on the new 2016 Toyota Prius. The cabin will be spacious and comfortable, featuring many high-quality materials. Toyota will also incorporate a lot of the latest technological features including great sound system and navigation. With all of the improvements and updates, new Prius will be more user-friendly and capable of providing a great driving experience.
2016 TOYOTA PRIUS ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE
New 2016 Toyota Prius will be equipped with a 1.8 liter four-cylinder engine that will be capable to deliver around 150 horsepower. It will come with smaller and lighter electric motor. One of the many great changes regarding this model will be a significant improvement in the fuel economy. New Prius will be 10% more efficient that the previous generation of this model. Fuel consumption will jump from 50 mpg to 55 mpg from the previous model, which could definitely be a deciding factor for anyone who is looking to purchase new hybrid vehicle. New model is expected to come with two battery options: nickel-metal-hydride and lithium-ion battery. It will come with wireless charge technology that will be capable of charging the battery much faster.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
This great hybrid will be ready to hit the market either at the end of 2015 or at the beginning of 2016. When it comes to the price, it will probably not be too much higher than the price of the current generation. New 2016 Toyota Prius is expected to cost anywhere from $24,000 to $29,000.