2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid Design and Specs
The past few months have been a whirlwind of excitement for us here at J. Pauley Toyota with the unveiling of the 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro and the debut of the refreshed 2017 Toyota Highlander. All of these headlines have proven to be just the tip of the iceberg for the Toyota brand, which continues to impress at the New York International Auto Show.
With the debut of the all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Toyota engineers have truly outdone themselves. Building on the rejuvenated 2016 Toyota Prius platform, the Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid promises an athletic performance and unmatched efficiency. Take a closer look at the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid design and specs at J. Pauley Toyota to see what unrivaled fuel-economy looks like.
Official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Release Date
First and foremost, car shoppers want to know when the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime will arrive at J. Pauley Toyota. With Toyota Prius heritage and performance as a foundation, the Toyota Prius Prime will quickly go into production and is expected to arrive at dealership in late fall of 2016. When the all-new Toyota Prius Prime hits showroom floors, you can expect a new-age style and mind-blowing performance.
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Official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Design and Performance Specs
Chiseled and athletic, the Toyota Prius Prime will cut through the wind with eye-catching aerodynamics that deliver style and substance. Longer, wider and lower than its plug-in hybrid predecessor, the Prius Prime improves cargo space and driving dynamics. Everything about this automotive masterpiece is driven towards efficiency, from automatic grille shutters and lightweight carbon fiber elements to a low coefficient of drag.
An athletic, head-turning style is another asset of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime that drivers will love. Energy-saving quad LED headlights will provide plenty of light and look good doing it. At the rear of the vehicle, the Toyota Prius Prime features sharp, C-shaped LED taillights that will make the Prius Prime instantly recognizable at night. A distinctive rear aero glass panel and carbon-fiber rear spoiler will further augment the style of the all-new Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid.
Under the hood, the all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid features the same 1.8-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine as the redesigned Toyota Prius. When paired with an improved hybrid system, a higher battery capacity and a more capable electric powertrain, the Prius Prime will deliver unrivaled numbers. With a fully charged battery and a full tank of fuel, the Toyota Prius Prime is expected to deliver a class-leading driving range of 600 miles with fuel-economy ratings of 120 mpge. What makes the new plug-in hybrid stand out even more is a 22 mile electric driving range and a top speed of 84 mph on electric power alone — perfect for most commuters. Charging the Toyota Prius Prime will only take 5.5 hours with a standard household outlet and half that time with a 240-volt power source.
Inside the all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, drivers will find an arsenal of new elements that will improve entertainment and connectivity. At the heart of the Prius Prime cabin is a Toyota Entune Premium JBL Audio system that is complete with a vivid 11.6-inch HD tablet display. This new system will provide access to your favorite apps and information at the touch of a button and an innovative Qi wireless charging system will help you stay connected and powered up. Safety is another focus of the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid, which will employ the Toyota Safety Sense P package of collision-prevention systems.
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Be the first to get behind the wheel of the all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime when it arrives in Fort Smith later this fall. After a closer look at the official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid design and specs, you can see that the new model will provide class-leading numbers and an innovative interior. Keep an eye on the J. Pauley Toyota inventory for the arrival of the Toyota Prius Prime later this year.