2016 Toyota Prius First Announcement

Toyota must be the largest manufacturer with all manner of vehicles starting from sedans, hatchbacks, trucks, crossovers, buses vans and many more. They have continuously found new vehicles to cater for the need of the consumers and one such vehicle is the hybrid 2016 Toyota Prius which is planned to be released soon. What makes the 2016 Prius a fun vehicle to drive must be its exceptional fuel efficiency which continues to be the main factor in all the Prius vehicles. The current Prius has been on the market for quite a long time and this be succeeded by the 2016 model.

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2016 Toyota Prius

2016 Toyota Prius Interior

The interior of the 2016 Toyota Prius will be changed to get a smoother more appealing but sporty look. Safety will be catered for through multiple airbags and every functional button will be closer for easy operation.

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2016 Toyota Prius – Interior

2016 Prius Exterior

Toyota is using the Toyota New-Global-Architecture which is aimed at lowering the center of gravity for the new 2016 Prius. The exterior will also be smoothened to improve on aerodynamics and the structure will be lighter for cheaper production. According to the information available, the 2016 Toyota Prius will resemble the new Corolla especially on the front. The overall look will also lose the Prius look that we are used to and this will give way to a sportier Prius.

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2016 Prius – Side

2016 Toyota Prius Engine

Toyota will probably fit the new 2016 Prius with its new Hybrid Synergy drive which is expected to be the back borne of the popular hybrid drivetrain. The vehicle will be lighter and have a lowercost which will reduce the overall CO2 emissions. The 2016 Toyota Prius will still feature the 1.8L petro engine, a more power than the previous vehicle but with a better battery pack. The engine-power and the power coming from the battery will be separated at both the front and back wheels. The vehicle will therefore have an all wheel drive feature. The new engine is expected to manage an increase of up to 10% in fuel economy which makes it another fuel efficiency success story from Toyota.

2016 Toyota Prius

2016 Toyota Prius – Engine

2016 Prius Release Date and Price

It was earlier expected that the 2016 Toyota Prius would be released by early or mid 2015, but reports indicated that the vehicle release will be delayed up to December 2015. The plug in version will also be delayed to the end of 2016. There have not been reasons for the delay but most vehicle manufacturers do not disclose future vehicle information unless the information is specific. The price for the new 2016 Prius has not been hinted but can be expected to be somewhere around the $30,000 mark.

While you are waiting for new informations regarding 2016 Prius, see one of the previous versions video.

Stay with us for more 2016 Toyota Prius updates as well as more automotive news.

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