2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid Release Date
What will Toyota give us next? They have already provided us with the new 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro and the refreshed 2017 Toyota Highlander to start the year. What more can we ask for? Toyota has responded with another jaw-dropping headline and given us the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid at the New York International Auto Show. Learn more about this new class-leading hybrid design with our breakdown of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid release date.
When Will the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Arrive at White River Toyota?
Complete with an athletic style and efficient performance, the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is expected to make its debut in the White River Toyota showroom in late fall of 2016. When the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime arrives this fall, you can expect class-leading performance specs and an arsenal of innovative new features. Take a closer look at the design and specs of this new plug-in hybrid to see what the new Toyota edition brings to the table.
Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid Design and Performance Specs
Aerodynamic and athletic, the Toyota Prius Prime builds on the redesigned 2016 Toyota Prius platform. Longer, lower, wider and lighter than previous generations, the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime gears everything in its design towards aerodynamics and efficiency. A sleek front end features quad energy-saving LED headlights that are attractive and functional. The rear end of the new Prius design employs sharp, C-shaped LED taillights, a full-width aero glass panel and a rear spoiler that make the Toyota Prius Prime instantly recognizable from behind.
When you slide into the driver’s seat of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, you will find yourself sitting in a new-age cabin that is loaded with features. A massive 11.6-inch HD touchscreen tablet is at the center of the Toyota Prius Prime cockpit and allows you to control Toyota Entune features at the touch of a button. Pair that technology with a Qi wireless charging system and you can stay connected no matter where you are. Toyota Safety Sense is another element that will contribute to the innovative Toyota Prius Prime design, providing an elite caliber of safety.
Under the hood, the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid employs a 1.8-liter Atkinson cycle four cylinder engine that is more efficient than ever. Paired with a continuously variable transmission, regenerative braking system, upgraded battery pack and improved electric powertrain, the Toyota Prius Prime is expected to provide class-leading numbers. Take a closer look at performance specs below.
- Estimated 120 MPGe Rating
- Estimated 22-Mile Electric Driving Range
- Top Speed of 84 MPH in EV Driving Mode
- 600-Mile Driving Range on a Full Tank and Full Charge
- 11.3-Gallon Fuel Tank
- 8.8 kWh Battery Pack
- 5.5-Hour Charge Time with Standard Household Outlet
Is fuel efficiency at the top of your wish list? Are you looking for a new-age, athletic hybrid design? If that sounds like your cup of tea, the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime may be exactly what you are looking for. Armed with a greater understanding of the official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid release date and design, you can come to grasp with what the new plug-in hybrid will have to offer. Expected to arrive at dealership late this fall, be sure to keep an eye on the White River Toyota inventory in the coming months.