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How to Tell the Difference Between Toyota Prius Models

Unrivaled fuel economy is a staple of Toyota hybrid technology and the iconic Toyota Prius hybrid leads the way for the innovative brand. After a complete redesign, the 2016 Toyota Prius is more efficient than ever and is joined in the Toyota stable by the all-new Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid, the family-friendly Toyota Prius v and the agile Toyota Prius c. With so many hybrid models that bear the Prius name, many car shoppers find themselves overwhelmed by the options. In an effort to alleviate some of the Toyota Prius confusion, we have created an outline that takes a look at how to tell the difference between Toyota Prius models at White River Toyota.

2016 Toyota Prius Design and Specs

Designed and built to maximize efficiency, the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid hatchback is longer, lower and lighter than ever before with an upgraded Hybrid Synergy Drive system that employs a 1.8-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine and dual electric motors. A refined power core and more aerodynamic design combine to deliver exceptional fuel-economy ratings that are better than ever — highlighted by the Toyota Prius Two Eco trim. An innovative interior design makes room for five passengers and is loaded with an arsenal of standard features that include a Toyota Entune infotainment system and a 6.1-inch touchscreen. Take a closer look at details and specs below.

  • Base MSRP – $24,200
  • Fuel Economy – 54 MPG City/50 MPG Hwy
  • Room for 5 Passengers
  • Cargo Space – 24.6 Cubic Feet
  • Available Toyota Safety Sense
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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid Design and Specs

Drivers who want to up the fuel-economy ante may want to consider the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid as an alternative to the standard Toyota Prius. With the capability to plug in and recharge the on-board battery at home or at work, this Toyota Prius Prime is much more efficient than its predecessor. A sleek, coupe-like design will make room for four passengers in a luxurious interior that includes Toyota SofTex synthetic leather, Toyota Entune with an 11.6-inch touchscreen display and heated front seats. Exterior highlights include quad LED headlights, a full-width aero glass rear panel and a carbon fiber rear hatch with LED taillights. Take a closer look at specifications of the Toyota Prius Prime below.

  • Fuel Economy – 120 MPGe
  • Electric Driving Range – 22 Miles
  • EV Mode Top Speed – 84 MPH
  • Standard Charge Time with Household Outlet – 5.5 Hours
  • Room for 4 Passengers
Gray 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Rear Exterior

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2017 Toyota Prius v Design and Specs

If you and your family are considering a hybrid as your next family vehicle, the 2017 Toyota Prius v will check all the boxes. A larger platform makes more room for passengers and cargo in a spacious cabin that is tailor-made for families. This Toyota Prius v hybrid wagon design provides families with more cargo space than many competing crossovers and is loaded with an arsenal of innovative features. New to the 2017 Toyota Prius v is an upgraded Toyota Entune interface that adds access to Siri Eyes Free voice-control features. Explore key aspects of the family-friendly Toyota Prius v below.

  • Base MSRP – $26,675
  • Fuel Economy – 43 MPG City/39 MPG Hwy
  • Room for 5 Passengers
  • Cargo Space – 34.3 Cubic Feet
Blue 2017 Toyota Prius v Side exterior

2016 Toyota Prius c Design and Specs

Nimble, affordable and efficient are all great words to describe the 2016 Toyota Prius c. This compact hybrid design is ideal for drivers in urban areas, who often find themselves faced with tight parking spaces and claustrophobic traffic. Signature Toyota Prius efficiency means that you can zip in and out of traffic all day without having to stop for fuel. A smorgasbord of flashy colors and the Persona Series Special Edition make this compact hybrid stand out from the crowd and when you explore the surprisingly spacious cabin, you will discover a litany of impressive features. Highlight features include Toyota Entune and available Toyota Safety Sense collision-prevention systems. More Toyota Prius c details and specs are listed below.

  • Base MSRP – $19,560
  • Fuel Economy – 53 MPG City/46 MPG Hwy
  • Room for 5 Passengers
  • Cargo Space – 17.1 Cubic Feet
  • Available Toyota Safety Sense
Green 2016 Toyota Prius c Exterior

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Do you know how to tell the difference between Toyota Prius models? With four ultra-efficient and dynamic Toyota Prius models available to car shoppers, we hope that this overview of Toyota Prius models will help you find the edition that is best suited for you and your family. Explore the White River Toyota inventory to find the Toyota hybrid that will best fit your lifestyle and budget here at the dealership.