2015 Toyota Prius is expected to shake the automobile world by the time it is finally released into the market. It is expected to show all the signs of efficiency, durability and stylish design that Toyota products are known for. The manufactures have not made public when the automobile is expected in the market, but there are strong indications that it will hit the auto market by the fourth quarter of 2014 or the first quarter of 2015. This is however mere conjecture. But whenever it is released, expectant buyers can be sure of lots of innovations and improvements over the past version. Every dime you spend on it will be money well spent. You can learn about some of its features and specifications below.
2015 Toyota Prius: Plug-In Hybrid, Engine
2015 Toyota Prius will be built using very light materials. This will have positive effect on its speed, its maneuverability and its engine performance. This will also most importantly affect its fuel economy. The automobile is expected to run on I-4 1.5-liter engine that can generate up to 72 horsepower at the rate of 4,800 rpm with 82 pound feet of torque at the rate of 4,000 rpm. The induction will be atmospheric. The automobile is expected to run on regular gas. It will be made available in just one engine type. The engine is included with Nickel-metal hybrid battery and the engine is coupled with CVT transmission. 2015 Toyota Prius is made available only in four-wheel drive model. Its design is of hatchback. The engine can speed up the automobile from 0 to 60 within 6 seconds. Due to the use of very light material in building it, 2015 Toyota Prius has a fuel efficiency of 3.6-liter during city drive and 4.0-liter during highway drive. It is included with a number of safety features like 9 airbags, 5 seat belts, stability control, traction control, rearview camera, forward collision warning, lane departure alert, and several others. The automobile is able to sit 5 passengers conveniently. Its fuel tank can take up to 36 liters of fuel at a go. Its trunk is fairly large, while its cabin is considerably spacious to ensure more leg space. 2015 Toyota Prius comes with 3 years warranty.
2015 Toyota Prius: Specs, Price, Release
To make driving more interesting, 2015 Toyota Prius is included with a number of entertainment features like DVD player, 7 speakers, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, wireless connectivity, infotainment system, 7 inches touch screen for easy navigation, GPS and several other top of the line features. It is also included with wireless charging system, which means you will not need wires, or plugs for charging. Its exterior will receive a number of new additions like redesigned headlights, fog lights and tail lights. When it finally hit the market, 2015 Toyota Prius is expected to go for $ 22,285 (CAD) for the base level. It will also be available at the rate of $ 421 per month. The price may however change depending on inflation rate and other economic factors by the time it is finally released for sale, but expectant buyers should keep the above mentioned price in mind as the minimum possible.