The Toyota Prius is one of the best-selling hybrid cars in the world.  It has been acknowledging as a compact hatchback with an all-wheel drive with a unique body style.  The Prius actually paved the way for other hybrid vehicles and has been tagged as one of the best-selling hybrids in the US. The Prius has had a considerable facelift – revised headlights, tail-lights, and bumpers; the infotainment system has been upgraded. This hybrid car is environmentally friendly,  comfortable, and safe.  Truly a gem to own!

Exterior & Interior Features

The Prius cabin seats 5. It has rear folding seats, cargo volume exceeds many of the smaller crossovers.  The interior of this hybrid is equipped with an attractive finish.  This car comes well equipped with a 7.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto/Amazon Alexa compatibility, keyless start, USB ports, and driver-assist features.

The Toyota Prius has an exterior that the passing wind loves with a varied feature of triangular and rectangular shapes that welds into a split-glass hatchback.

This hybrid vehicle has a low-nose with a split triangular hood and headlights that wrap around high over the fenders.  It comes with fog lights that are in a vertical triangle.


Due to electric assistance, the performance from the Toyota Prius is sharper than you might think, if not exhilarating. The highlights of the Prius are:

  • easy to drive
  • makes long journeys relaxing due to compliant suspension setup
  • safe for long drives
  • runs smoothly and with no noise

The powertrain is composed of a 1.8-liter non-turbocharged gasoline engine that produces a modest 97bhp. It is boosted by a 71bhp electric motor responsible for driving the front wheels along with the gasoline engine. The total system outputs 122bhp. The electric motor torque provides a further boost. At faster speeds, the gasoline engine contributes more with the CVT automatic transmission optimizing revs for the degree of performance required. The Toyota Prius accelerates from 0-62 mph in 10,6 seconds with top speeds registered at 112mph.


The ride on this car is comfortable.  The Toyota Prius follows the latest Toyota New Global Architecture platform. The car is relatively light even with a battery pack. This car has a soft suspension that takes bumps in stride with enough control at lower speeds.

The digital display in the center of the dashboard gives speed information and engine revs, and the display can be changed to show different readouts. This also shows the status of the car’s battery pack charge as well as other data that helps the driver to maneuver the car efficiently.

The Prius has a 7-inch color touchscreen as standard, while the entry-level Active also benefits from a rear-view camera, climate control, LED headlights, DAB digital radio, Bluetooth, adaptive cruise control, and strong safety technology.

Car Safety Features

The Toyota Prius has many excellent safety features that include a variety of active and passive safety technologies. This car follows the Toyota Safety Sense Suite which is a package of safety options. The safety package includes:

  • Pre-Collision with Pedestrian Detection
  • Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Automatic High Beams
  • And More!

The Prius passive safety features alongside the active ones listed previously.  Many of these passive features can be found in the Star-Safety System, this is a passive technology that comes standard in many Toyota cars with 8 airbags. The passive safety features include:

  • Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
  • Traction Control (TRAC)
  • Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
  • And More!

In conclusion, the Toyota Prius delivers not only good performance but great safety feathers that make the ride worry-free and safe!

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Toyota Prius 1.8 Hybrid
P 2,339,000
CVT, Hybrid, 99 HP @ 5,200 rpm, Front Wheel Drive
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P 2,354,000
CVT, Hybrid, 99 HP @ 5,200 rpm, Front Wheel Drive
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