2016 Toyota Prius Hybrid Release date
2016 Toyota Prius is a mid-size hatchback which will be the next generation of this model. It will be one of the most popular hybrid vehicles in the world.
Changes and Exterior Redesign
2016 Toyota Prius will ride on a new platform called Toyota New Global Architecture which will also underpin next Camry, Avalon and RAV4. It is a bit larger but lighter because of the use of lighter materials- aluminum and carbon fiber which will reduce its weight for around 150 pounds. Speaking of external appearance, it will keep its recognizable look and the same body shape but it will undergo some changes. It will be more aerodynamic, the front end will be more rounded, the hood will be placed lower and the tail will be higher. It will be designed in that way, so it goes much faster with the use of less energy than before. It will be easier to handle as well and will show improved fuel economy.
Design of Interior of 2016 Toyota Prius
When it comes to interior of 2016 Toyota Prius, it will appear with a modern and pleasant cabin. It will be able to accommodate five passengers and there will be enough space for the occupants on the back seats. We also expect spacious and large cargo area. It will be equipped with high tech features such as Bluetooth, Audio system, Stability and Traction Control, airbags, climate control and many other features.
Engine and Transmission
2016 Toyota Prius will be power with hybrid engine and it will be a 1.8-liter four-cylinder gas engine combined with stronger electric motors which will be able to produce 140 horsepower. It will be paired with CVT (Continuously variable transmission). It will be also available as all-wheel drivetrain. The estimated fuel efficiency is 55 mpg in combined drive which is great, since it is better for 10 % than the current model.
Release Date and Price
2016 Toyota Prius will be presented to the public in January of 2015 at the Detroit Auto Show and we expect it will be released on the market sometime in early 2016. Its price should be around $25,000.
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