Now, Toyota India confirmed that the new Prius has been launched in India. Price starts from INR 38,96,040 (Ex-showroom New Delhi). It is available at Toyota dealerships across India.
New Prius receives a 1.8 liter VVT-i Atkinson cycle gasoline engine and a new electric motor coupled with lithium-ion / nickel-metal hydride batteries. Fuel efficiency with this engine stands at 2.5 liters per 100 kms (40 kmpl) while maximum thermal efficiency is also enhanced by 40% due to exhaust gas recirculation system. The gasoline engine is capable of 98 PS power at 5,200 rpm and 142 Nm torque at 3,600 rpm. The electric motor is capable of 53 kW power output and 163 Nm torque.
Based on Toyota New Global Architecture platform, the Prius measures 4,540mm in length, an increase of 60mm over its outgoing counterpart despite the fact that there is no change in wheelbase of 2,700mm. Boot capacity has also been increased from 445 liters to 502 liters.
Interiors boast of a 4.2” digital instrument panel, color head-up display and new air conditioning system adjusting airflow between seats for added efficiency. On the exterior, 2018 Toyota Prius receives new headlamp and bumper design while side profile is seen with blackened out C-pillar to create a floating roof.
Highlights of new Toyota Prius
– LED headlamps, LED fog lamps with DRL (daytime running lamps)
– 15” Alloy Wheels
– Outside color door handles
– Smart entry (driver, passenger and back door) with push start system
– Leather seats
– Illuminated entry (room lamp, personal lamp & step lamp)
– Inside Chrome Door handles
– Eco Driving Indicator (Eco-Lamp & HV-Indicator)
Comfort & Convenience Features
– Premium audio with 10 JBL speakers and Touchscreen display audio with DVD, AM/FM, CD, MP3, USB, Aux-in & Bluetooth
– Pitch & bounce control
– Follow me home headlamps
– Seat heater (driver and passenger)
– Head up display
– Wireless charger
– Dual Auto AC
Safety & Security Features
– 7 airbags (driver, passenger, front side, curtain, driver knee airbag)
– Seat belt warning
– ABS, BA, EBD, VSC & Traction Control
– Engine Immobilizer
– Rear seat child restraint system with ISOFIX