Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Toyota Prius - Generation 3 (2009-2016)

TOYOTA PRIUS

While the second Toyota Prius was brought here for testing back in the mid-00s, the third generation model became the first hybrid car to be offered to the mass market. Not much of these were sold due to high prices.

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OWNERSHIP DETAILSPrius
Years OfferedJune 2009-August 2016
ENGINE SPECS
Engine2ZR-FXE 1.8 DOHC 16V I4 + Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor
Horsepower98hp @ 5,200rpm
Torque142Nm @ 4,000rpm
Fuel TypeGasoline/93 Octane
Fuel SystemEFI
TransmissionContinuously Variable Transmission
Fuel Tank Capacity45 Liters
DIMENSIONS
Length4,460mm
Width1,745mm
Height1,480mm
Wheelbase2,700mm
Curb Weight1,370kg
Body Style5 Door Hatchback
Engine/Drive TypeFront Engine/Front Wheel Drive
Seating5
SUSPENSION & TIRES
Front SuspensionMcPherson Strut with Stabilizer
Rear SuspensionTorsion Beam
Front BrakesVentilated Discs
Rear BrakesSolid Discs
Tires195/65 R15
Wheels15 Inch Alloy
SAFETY
Airbags7 (With Front Passenger On/Off Switch)
Anti-Lock BrakesYes, With Brake Assist
Traction/Stability ControlYes, Vehicle Stability Control with Traction Control
Other Safety FeaturesHigh Mount Stop Lamp, Front Active Headrests
EXTERIOR
Fog LampsFront and Rear
Other Exterior FeaturesRear Wiper, Side Mirror Signal Repeaters, Front and Rear Spoiler
INTERIOR
Steering Wheel AdjustmentTilt and Telescope
Steering Wheel MaterialLeather
Seating AdjustmentPower, Driver
Seating MaterialLeather
Other Interior Features60/40 Folding Rear Seat, Passenger Side Seat Back Pocket, Multi-Information Display with Eco-Drive Monitor, Heads Up Display, Tonneau Cover, Glove Box Light
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Power AmenitiesSteering (Electric), Windows, Door Locks, Mirrors
Climate ControlAutomatic, With Clean Air Filter
Audio SystemAM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA/AUX
Speakers6
Steering Wheel ControlsYes, Audio, Multi Information Display, and Air Conditioning
AlarmYes, with Immobilizer
Keyless EntryYes
NOTES
RIVALSBMW 1 Series Diesel, Lexus CT

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