2016 Toyota Prius V Edmonton AB
Many car companies that have hybrid options, only have small size vehicles that are impractical for drivers who need passenger and cargo space. Hybrid cars are often not an option for families because of the lack of space. Families shouldn’t have less options just because they have more people. That’s why Toyota has a variety of larger size hybrid options, like the 2016 Toyota Prius V in Edmonton AB. This wagon style vehicle opens up the options for families who still want a hybrid vehicle.
The 2016 Prius V has the benefit of fuel efficiency, low emissions and great acceleration. It gets an impressive estimated 4.5L/100km thanks to its 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine combined with two electric motors and a battery pack. It has an output of 134 horsepower and 153 pound-feet of torque. It also has four different driving modes to get the most of any driving condition. These three driving modes are Standard, EV, Power and ECO. EV is electric only, power is a more more to drive performance and Eco is for when fuel efficiency is the top priority. Eco-mode provides for a 30% higher fuel economy over comparably gas engine vehicles and has lower emissions.
Hybrid technology has come a long way and has many different benefits for drivers. People are sometimes hesitate about buying a hybrid because they think the battery will need be replaced often or that they?ll spend too much time having to plug it in. Both of these myths are false. Toyota hybrid batteries are actually designed to last the life of the vehicle. As a way of placing their confidence in these batteries, Toyota has a 8-year 160,000km hybrid battery warranty. The 2016 Toyota Prius v also doesn’t have to be plugged it, EVER. It recharges itself on the go by capturing and transforming braking energy into electricity that is than stored in the hybrid battery.
Test Drive the 2016 Toyota Prius V in Edmonton AB
Overall the 2016 Toyota Prius V is a great hybrid option for families. You don’t have to worry about constantly fueling up and you will still have all the space you need for the whole family. Toyota helps prove that hybrid vehicles are just as functional and convenient as gas fueled vehicles. You don’t have to compromise performance for cleaner emissions. If you are interested in the 2016 Prius V, schedule a test drive in Edmonton AB today!