Toyota as an automotive brand is known for having a wide range of hybrid vehicles to offer drivers. Each year they work hard to include more and more vehicles that decrease emissions, but also offer impressive performance capabilities. Last year Toyota revealed the Mirai and the 2016 Prius, and this year they don’t show any signs of stopping. Today we’re going to take a closer look at the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime release date in the Bay Area.
What did Toyota present at the 2016 New York Auto Show?
Toyota revealed the all-new 2017 Prius Prime at the 2016 New York International Auto Show. The Prius Prime is already predicted to be the most technologically advanced, best-equipped Prius ever made. It is estimated to get 120 or above MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent), which is the highest MPGe rating of any Plug-in Hybrid (as of February 2016). The Prius Prime is able be impressive by these standards, because it is considered both an EV and a Hybrid. You can plug it in, gas it up or both. The Prius Prime is predicted to be able to drive over 600 miles with a full charge and full tank of gas.
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2017 Prius Prime Features
The Prius Prime looks and feels like a completely new edition to the Toyota lineup. It has a four-seat cabin layout with high-quality materials used throughout. It is also designed to have a very quiet interior with sound-insulating laminated windshield and front door glass that keeps all distracting road noise on the outside.
The Prius Prime also has other interior comforts including available SofTex synthetic leather trimmed seats and automatic climate control. The climate control can even be activated by an available key fob or smartphone app before even entering the cabin.
Read More: 2016 Prius Release DateThe 2017 Prius Prime has everything drivers need in terms of style, technology, performance and reduced emissions. If you are interested in learning more, call or visit Toyota Palo Alto. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive when the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime arrives in the Bay Area in late fall.