Unbelievably, we’ve yet to speak about the 2018 Toyota Prius here on our blog! We imagine we forgot about it in all the talks of the all-new Prius c and the incredible Prius Prime. Still, we couldn’t quite believe it when we realized and wanted to cover some of the specs & features that the hybrid sedan has to offer right away! Namely, we wanted to refresh your memory on the impressive blend of performance and efficiency the vehicle achieves, as well as some of the technology found within.
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“The current Toyota Prius captured the 2017 Green Car of the Year Award, as voted by members of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada – and one drive demonstrates why. The fourth-generation Prius was rebuilt from the road up to maintain its position as an automotive pioneer.”
– Cyril Dimitris, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc.
Performance & Efficiency
The award-winning 2018 Toyota Prius is powered, of course, by the Toyota Hybrid Synergy Drive system which includes a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine. The hybrid powertrain not only achieves a truly remarkable combined fuel economy rating of 4.5 l/100km, but it manages to generate 121 horsepower as well. That might not sound incredible, but it’s a huge step up over the previous generation’s powertrain and delivers a long-lacking sense of excitement each time you get behind the wheel.
While perhaps not as stacked as the tech-driven Prius Prime, the 2018 Prius is packed with plenty of technologies and features. A few of them include a much bigger display audio system than many vehicles, voice recognition compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity, a multi-information display, a Smart Key System with Push Button Start, 12v power outlets, and much more. Of course, it also has the Toyota Safety Sense P package, which comes with a handful of outstanding technologies as well.
If you’re interested in obtaining your own 2018 Toyota Prius, be sure to get in touch with us right here at Go Toyota on the Trail.