2015 Toyota Prius – The Only Hybrid You Need
Undoubtedly, the all-new 2015 Toyota Prius has become one of the most recognizable cars on the street. In fact, the car has become so famous in its category that most of the people call it Hybrid. And obviously, there is a reason why everyone considers it that. The vehicle is not only the most successful hybrid when it comes to sales; it is also the pioneer of this category. It is important not to forget that the Prius has always had a lot of competition, a large number of hybrids have come and gone over the years but no one could stand head to head with the class of the Toyota Prius.
Most of the people these days look one thing in a vehicle, and that is fuel economy. This is perhaps the reason why manufacturers are paying so much attention towards making cars fuel-efficient. So, if you are one of those people, you certainly cannot find anything better than the 2015 Toyota Prius.
According to fuel-economy estimates by EPA, the car gives a combined figure of 50 mpg, which is why it is extremely hard for other vehicles to stand against the Prius in this department. And this isn’t it; the vehicle is known for its reliability and convenience to drive around the city. It also offers lots and lots of space for the passengers due to its hatch back design. Perhaps, it is the most spacious car in its category. The backseats can easily accommodate large adults and there is plenty of room available for the cargo, especially when the back seats are folded flat. The latest version is available in five trims, allowing buyers to choose from a wide range of features that comes with them. The customers have the options to choose from suspension tweaks to touchscreen navigation and styling. All that, can takes simple looking Prius to a fully loaded vehicle according to your needs and wants. No matter how loaded it gets, however, it will still give you the best fuel than any other vehicle in the market.
There is no doubt about the fact that the vehicle leads the way when it comes to fuel-economy, there are certain departments where it is behind other vehicles. For example, the interior does not give you a premium feel as the manufacturers have used hard plastic in door panels and dashboard. Also, the manufacturers could not eliminate the noise penetration in the cabin, as the wind and tire noise can be heard frequently while driving.
As far as the engine is concerned, the Prius contains a 1.8-L four cylinders mated with two electric generators, which can produce up to 134 HP. The vehicle came out as extremely impressive in the fuel economy test, returning 51 mpg in the city and 48 mpg on the highway. On the track, it went up to the 60 mph from a standstill in about 10 seconds. The figures turned out to be pretty accurate when the 2015 Toyota Prius was tested in the real world.