Toyota is known for producing quality vehicles. Well, this has been taken a step further with the new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime! This vehicle is currently identified as the most fuel-efficient hybrid plug-in on the market. With the ability to travel up to 640 miles on one tank of gas, not many can argue! Check out what makes the Prius Prime so amazing.
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Engine
The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime generates 121 horsepower at 5,200 rpm to its front wheels, and 105 pound-feet of torque. It features a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, which is encompassed by a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain. This vehicle also used the all-electric powertrain to travel up to 25 miles at 84 mph, with an estimated 133 MPGe. Its engine capabilities are amazing!
Prius Prime Battery and Driving Modes
This vehicle is easily and quickly charged. It takes about 2 hours to reach full battery level (8.8kWh battery pack). **If using the 120-volt outlet, it will take as long as 5.5 hours for the battery to reach full capacity.
Check out the three driving modes on the 2017 Toyota Prius: HV, EV, and EV Auto. HV is the typical Hybrid mode, allowing the vehicle to operate relying on the electric motor as well as the four-cylinder. The EV driving mode cuts the gas engine off, and the vehicle operates using the electric motor. The EV Auto operates like an automatic drive vehicle. This allows the vehicle to determine and drive based off the best way to manage power delivery.
Toyota Prius Prime Trim and Technology
This 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is available in three trim levels: Plus, Premium, and Advanced. The Plus trim, the base level version, is priced at **$27,000. The Premium trim is the next level up, priced at **$28,000. The Advanced trim level is priced around **$33,100 and comes equipped with great technology features. These include rear-view camera, a 7-inch touchscreen display, and blind spot monitoring system with rear cross-traffic alert. Be sure to have a look at all of the available trim levels and purchase the best one to fit your needs.
**MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) excludes tax, license, registration, and options. A delivery, processing, and handling fee may be charged separately. Dealer prices may vary.
The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime has so many great features that it would take forever to even list them all! Luckily, you can get a closer look at this vehicle when you stop by Mike Calvert Toyota. Visit us to see this vehicle in person and see why it’s the talk of the town.