Ever since Toyota entered the car market, they have been coming up with cars that are technologically advanced, refined, performance driven and yet appealing in design. One such trademark of luxury and technology from Toyota is the Prius C. The brand new Toyota Prius C is an amalgamation of true beauty and a lot of technologies packed under one roof. Delivering power-pack performance, this car is indeed one of the best hybrid car presents in the market from the house of Toyota. Prius C is the third generation member of the Prius family and as a surprise it is priced lower than the conventional Prius running the roads. The name ‘Aqua’ in Japan it is the second most sold car hybrid car Toyota Motor Corporation. To its wall its wall of fame is also included the title of 'best-selling car' for two consecutive cars 2013 and 2015.
Toyota in a bid to better the performance of this exciting car has been introducing upgrades on a constant interval. The new Toyota Prius with its latest hatch styling comes packed with one engine variants. Its 1.5 Hybrid Synergy Drive, Variable Valve Timing- Intelligent, 4-CYL in-Line DOHC, 16 valve engine generates a maximum power of 73 PS @ 4800 rpm along with a peak torque of 111 Nm @ 4000 rpm.
Toyota Prius C is as stunning from the inside as it is from its exterior. What catches your attention on the first go is the amalgamation of comfort and forward thinking technology. Features such as 3.5-inch Full-color TFT display with Eco-Drive along with steering mounted controls which can do a lot for you with a single push. Other features include leather/fabric seats, automatic climate control, push start system, driver seat with 6-way power adjustment and passenger seat with 4-way adjustment.
Getting the best of the economy from a powerful engine can be a task. However, it depends upon your driving style and looking at Toyota Prius mileage figures you'll never get disappointed because the car gives out a great mileage. The 1.5 Standard Toyota Prius delivers a mileage of 3.9 L/100 km under standard conditions. Mirroring it is Toyota Prius C 1.5 Full Option that delivers the same fuel economy of 3.9L/100 km. Sporting a big fuel tank, the Accord can store 36 liters of fuel in one go. If mileage is a big concern for you and you do not want to let go off this impressive hatchback then you can always opt for the Toyota Prius C.
It is noteworthy that the Toyota Prius C has one of the most effective hybrid engines. Available in single-engine variants, Prius C packs a punch when it comes to delivering power. The first in line is the 1.5-litre Hybrid Synergy Drive, Variable Valve Timing Intelligent 4-CY; in-line DOHC, 16-valve engine which generates 73 PS of power at @4800 rpm attaining a maximum torque of 111 Nm @4000 rpm.
The Toyota Prius C acceleration is managed by the 16- valve 4-cylinder engine backed up by its DOHC technology. The 1.5-litre engine can easily cross the 100km mark from a halt in 10.7 seconds and same goes for the Toyota Prius C 1.5 full option. As for the top speed, the car runs on a heart thumping speed of 170 km/h with its four wheel drive power train. On the environmental front, the car works great and is a bliss for nature, Prius C combined CO2 emission is limited to 90.0 g/km.
The brand new Toyota Prius C has elegant exteriors that excite all car lovers. The 4-Lamp halogen projector type catches your attention first along with its cutting edge lines which travel from the sides to the rear. Toyota Prius C is a compact hatchback, where c stands for compact and so the fact is very well integrated into its outer design language. At the front you'll see radiator grille that is very well accompanied by multi-reflector fog lamps. Features such as manual leveling headlight system, rear and front wiper with intermittent time adjust, rear window defogger, combination lamps on the rear end, rear fog lamps and OVRMs with turn indicators are also present in the car.
The Toyota Pries C is one of the widest cars in its class offering enough room for passengers to sit on the lap of luxury. The dimensions of the Prius C can be measured at 3995 mm X 1695 mm X 1450 mm i.e. length X width X height respectively. Its wheelbase like its other dimension is smaller than is elder sibling Prius, at 2550mm ensures decent leg space. But in turning radius Prius C shows better figure at 4.8m.
This latest model of Prius has a redesigned cabin and a highly improved cockpit from its predecessor. The new Prius C is as stunning from the inside as it is from its exterior. What catches your attention on the first go is the amalgamation of technology and luxury that is written all over it. Features such as 3.5-inch full-color TFT display with Eco-Drive, Energy and Drive information panel, central positioned and digital display instrument binnacle and day/night sun visors are present inside. Also are present leather/fabric seats in the drivers arena along with multi-functional steering wheel and push the start button. Toyota Prius C gets six-way driver adjustment seat and four-way passenger adjustment seat.
Toyota has designed the new Prius C with one thing in mind and that's C for comfort. The cabin looks both comforting and luxury packed. Toyota has designed the car’s interior with a forward-thinking design that includes many features that increase luxury and comfort level. First of all present is all power windows, automatic climate control with clean air filter, thermometer, push start button, cruise control. Unlike the Prius the Prius C gives a miss to some features like back monitor/camera, side lumbar support and head-up-display. Keeping care of your entertainment is a 6.5-inch digital LCD monitor with DVD/CD/Tuner/MP3/AUX/iPOD/Bluetooth Connectivity WITH Call Function and Audio Streaming. Toyota Prius C comes with a light reminder buzz system and illuminated entry system
Toyota Prius C comes with lesser legroom and headroom when compared to its elder sibling Prius. The compact hatchback offers a decent front and rear headroom. The front and rear legroom come with a measurement are not as impressive as Prius but will not bother in the long run as its lower price tag will cover its flaws. The hybrid comes with a trunk capacity of 484L and can carry a max load of 484 L.
Toyota Prius C packs a punch when it comes to delivering power and performance. It comes stuffed with a 1497 cc displacement power mill that runs with 4-cylinder and 16-valve. As for transmission, the 1.5-liter mill comes coupled with continuously variable transmission. Running on a front-wheel drive it generates a maximum power output of 80 hp @ 4800 rpm along with a peak torque of 111 Nm @ 4000 rpm.
Toyota Prius C comes in a stylish 15-inch alloy wheels that come wrapped with 185/60R15 5.5J.
The 6.5 digital LCD monitor is the heart of all infotainment in the Prius C. Offering various features one can navigate their way on the highways using the infotainment system and also listen to your favorite music on the go. One can either tune to FM to listen to their desired music just by connecting their Smart Phone. It has standard USB Audio interface, MP3 Auxiliary Jack, Radio Data System, volume control system and much more. For a great music experience, it comes with 6 speakers. The infotainment system comes with smart touch screen function and includes features like call functioning and audio streaming.
Another significant addition in Prius C is its Macpherson Strut-type with stabilizer and torsion beam type suspension on the front and rear end respectively. O the front are present ventilated discs brakes and on the rear end are drum brakes a change over solid discs.
Toyota is known for its commitment towards the safety of their car owners. First of all, all Toyota models are build on vehicle stability traction control system, protecting the occupants in case of a collision. Prius C is also equipped with anti-lock brake system with brake assist and has active headrests on front seats. The car is equipped with as many as four airbags, including that of driver, passenger, curtain and driver knee. Further protecting the occupants are 3 points ELR x 3 seatbelts on the rear and 3 points ELR X2 with pretension and force limiter.
On the security front, this hybrid car comes armed with immobilizer and driver, passenger and back door touch sensor type smart entry.
MANILA: Finally, updated and out in the open. Toyota Prius C was done with its dull and boring self and so decided to slash few electric, bright colour to break the monotony. Note that it's not just about the colour palette guys, the car comes stuffed with many safety and mechanical updates making it a better buy than ever. This hybrid from Toyota ...