Official 2016 Toyota Prius Specs and Price
Automakers tend to tease us when it comes to new and redesigned vehicles. First, we get to see shadowy or camouflaged images of the new model and then we finally get to read about some new features and new style cues, that let’s face it, are tough to comprehend. We are bombarded by all of this information, all while waiting for the real specs we all want to know about — power, efficiency and price. We have gone through all of these stages with the next-generation 2016 Toyota Prius design until now. We have finally gotten down to the nitty gritty of the new Toyota hybrid with the release of the official 2016 Toyota Prius specs and price.
Toyota Prius Power and Fuel Economy Specs
If you are considering the 2016 Toyota Prius, fuel economy is likely a priority for you and with current Toyota Prius models delivering impressive efficiency, the improved numbers of the new edition are even more exciting. Powered by a Hybrid Synergy Drive system that features a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine and two small electric motors that make an exciting 121 horsepower and 105 pound-feet of torque. When you pair the refined powertrain with a continuously variable transmission, lighter powertrain components and a new aerodynamic design you will discover class-leading fuel economy specs.
Standard Toyota Prius models are expected to make an incredibly efficient 54 mpg in the city and 50 mpg on the highway. Those numbers are better than any competing, mass-produced passenger car currently on the road and will undoubtedly save you money at the pump. A new Toyota Prius Eco trim level will further improve on anticipated fuel economy ratings by employing a new Nickel Metal-Hydride battery that is lighter and more efficient, in conjunction with exceptional aerodynamics. These new improvements lead to the Toyota Prius Eco achieving 58 mpg in the city and 53 mpg on the highway.
Toyota Prius Trim Levels and Price
The new 2016 Toyota Prius comes in six trim levels with an impressive and affordable starting price point. Base Toyota Prius Two models kick off the new Prius lineup and include LED lighting systems, 15-inch alloy wheels, Entune Audio with a 6.1-inch touchscreen, Smart-flow climate control, a backup camera and more for an MSRP of $24,200. Next in line, the Toyota Prius Two Eco employs the same long list of innovative features and adds increased fuel economy ratings.
- Toyota Prius Two – $24,200
- Toyota Prius Two Eco – $24,700
- Toyota Prius Three – $26,250
- Toyota Prius Three Touring – $28,100
- Toyota Prius Four – $28,650
- Toyota Prius Four Touring – $30,000
If you are looking for top-of-the-line luxury and a host of features, the Toyota Prius lineup has what you are looking for. Both Prius Three and Prius Four models are available in a Touring trim level that provides you with elite levels of comfort, convenience and technology. Luxurious Toyota SofTex interior is comfortable and stylish in Touring trims with blue accent stitching. A new Toyota Safety Sense package is standard on Touring models along with Entune Premium Audio with navigation and Entune App Suite to provide incredible levels of technology.
It has been a long wait to find out more about the official 2016 Toyota Prius specs and price, but they have finally been released and will make your car-buying decision much simpler. You can expect to see the next-generation 2016 Toyota Prius join the Gale Toyota new model inventory later this year and we can assure you it will provide plenty of bang for your buck. With an affordable starting price, innovative technology features and unrivaled fuel economy numbers, you will definitely get your money’s worth out of the 2016 Toyota Prius.