2017 Toyota Prius Prime Release Date, Specs, Redesign

Wednesday, June 1st 2016. | Toyota

At the recent 2016 New York International Auto Show, Toyota revealed an all-new Prius model. The Prius Prime takes hybrid technology to the next level and offers a redesigned outside in addition to various new and improved inside elements. If you are curious about the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime release date and specs, then you’re in the right place.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Exterior and Interior

The Toyota Prius Prime 2017 is an ultra-efficient version of the Prius. It has a striking design, impressive efficiency and progressive technologies. The outside could be very futuristic and unlike anything on the market. It’s 2.4 inches loner and 0.6 inches wider than the standard Prius model. It additionally has energy-saving quad LED headlights that make a statement whereas also being functional. There’s additionally a full-width aero glass panel over the rear spoiler that will help you see as clearly as possible.

On the inside, this 2017 Toyota Prius Prime still has the standard features of Prius. The cabin accommodates 4-passengers comfortably. The front seats are heated whereas the rear seats have a 60/40 split folding capability. The seats are upholstered in a high quality fabric. Tech-wise, the Prime comes with an 11.6-inch Entune infotainment screen as standard. The up-to-date Entune infotainment system integrates numerous apps that enable the driver to manage the automobile’s charging schedule, locate charging stations in addition to manage the automatic climate control system using a Smartphone. For audiophiles, the automobile comes with a 10-speaker JBL GreenEdge sound system. This system is offered in a package which also packs an Entune App suite. Other features include Qi wireless charging and two extra 4.2-inch display screens. Its automatic climate control is uniquely designed such that it focuses air flow specifically to the place passengers are seated.

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Engine Specs

This new hybrid sedan is empowered by the identical Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrain on Toyota standard Prius. Nevertheless, this system is now revised. The system still combines engine and electric motor. The engine is 4-cylinder 1.8 liter of Atkinson cycle engine. The electric motor still uses 8.8kWh ion lithium battery to back it up. This battery needs around 5.5 hours to be totally recharged. This system is accomplished with dual mode generator system that enables the automobile to use both the generator and electric motor to speed up the acceleration. The braking system remains to be the usual regenerative for efficiency on fuel. This system can also be paired with continuously variable transmission or CVT. This revised system promotes the mileage, power and thermal efficiency directly. This Toyota Prius Prime 2017 can reach as much as 600 miles of distance with full battery or 11.3 fuel gallons.

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Release Date and Price

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime might be available in Toyota dealerships this fall. The price expect to start at around $30,000.

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