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Toyota Prius! Fun to Drive with 1.8-litre VVT-i Petrol Engine

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26
Feb
2016
New Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius on the New Platform and Refined Features is More Fun to Drive than Ever Before

With the new refinement package, Toyota Prius gets engine refinement and plug-in hybrid powertrain, the new Prius is more fun to drive with smooth and quieter and environment-friendly powertrain.

Impressive Refinement

The refinements in the electric motor and battery technology makes the new Prius impressively refine and clean.

It has spacer interior this time and exclusive exterior styling to make it prominent in its segment.

Toyota Petrol Engines

In the previous models of Toyota Prius, the hybrid powertrain was equipped with 1.8-litre VVT-i petrol engine. Toyota hasn’t changed the engine in the new model and it is the same 1.8-litre petrol unit but with massive refinement and re-engineering for elevated performance.

Toyota claims that the new engine delivers significantly refined and better fuel economy. The new model will return 94.1 miles per gallon on average. Toyota claims that the new engine delivers significantly refined and better fuel economy. The new model will return 94.1 miles per gallon on average.

Optimistic Real World Driving

The all new Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid has exclusively cheerful driving experience when it comes to real world mpgs. In any driving condition, Toyota Prius do not offer less than 70mpg however, it is possible to achieve more than 90mpg out of this beauty. Carbon emissions are definitely less because of the best plug-in hybrid powertrain.

Hybrid Powertrain Performance

The hybrid powertrain collectively generates 121bhp of power from both the engine and the electric motor. It allows the Prius to cover the 62 miles per hour mark from the standstill in around 10.6 seconds. When it comes to the city driving, the Prius feels extra comfortable and much relies upon its electric system in order to save fuel and deliver utmost miles out of every gallon of fuel.

However, it is a dilemma with almost every plug-in hybrid car that it feels bit uncomfortable when pushed hard, same is the case with the Prius plug-in hybrid. But it delivers the best in these conditions as well, from 50 to 80 miles per hour speed, it overtakes the traffic ahead very easily and get the top speed of 112 miles per hour.

Why should I buy one?

Toyota Prius appeals its customers in several ways, on the paper, it is efficient with 90 plus miles from every gallon of fuel, practically, and it does the same. It delivers 80 plus in real life which is good. With the standard 15-inch alloys, it returns 94.1 mpg and if you like to drive 17-inch alloys, it decreases to 86 miles per gallon. There are more reasons to buy a Prius and will be unveiled to you when you go for a test drive at your dealership.

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