Explore the All-New 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid

Posted by John Dolan | Posted in News | Posted on 05-05-2016

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Official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Release this Fall

Unrivaled efficiency is a hallmark of any Toyota Prius edition and the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid takes that efficiency to new levels. Implementing a refined 1.8-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine and an upgraded power-control system, the Toyota Prius Prime takes aim at class-leading fuel economy numbers. Aided by a continuously variable transmission, a re-designed regenerative braking system, larger battery pack and more, we have no doubt that the new plug-in hybrid will check all the boxes. Take a look at key performance specs listed below:

Estimated 120 MPGe Fuel-Economy Ratings

Estimated 22-Mile Electric Driving Range

Top Speed of 84 MPH in EV Mode

Estimated 600-Mile Total Driving Range

11.3-Gallon Fuel Tank

8.8 kWh Battery Pack

5.5-Hour Charge Time

A blockbuster new addition to the Toyota model lineup, the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid will offer class-leading performance specs in an athletic package. Armed with an overview of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, you can gain a better understanding of what the new hybrid will bring to the table when it arrives at Smart Toyota this Fall.

 

With the all-new Prius Prime, Toyota engineers have truly outdone themselves. Built on the rejuvenated 2016 Toyota Prius platform, the Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid promises an athletic performance and unmatched efficiency. Take a closer look at the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid design and specs and see what unrivaled fuel-economy looks like.

Building upon the Toyota Prius heritage and performance as a foundation, the Toyota Prius Prime will quickly go into production and is expected to arrive at dealerships in mid to late fall of 2016. When the all-new Toyota Prius Prime hits dealerships you can expect a new-age style and class-leading performance.

Chiseled and athletic, the Toyota Prius Prime will cut through the wind with eye-catching aerodynamics that deliver style and substance. Longer, wider and lower than its plug-in hybrid predecessor, the Prius Prime improves cargo space and driving dynamics.  Everything about this engineering standout is driven towards efficiency, from automatic grille shutters and lightweight carbon fiber elements to a low coefficient of drag.

Athletic, head-turning style is another asset of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime that drivers will love. Energy-saving quad LED headlights will provide plenty of light and look good doing it. At the rear of the vehicle, the Toyota Prius Prime features sharp, C-shaped LED taillights that will make the Prius Prime instantly recognizable at night. A distinctive rear aero glass panel and carbon-fiber rear spoiler will further augment the style of the all-new Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid.

Under the hood, the all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid features the same 1.8-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine as the redesigned Toyota Prius. When paired with an improved hybrid system, a higher battery capacity and a more capable electric powertrain, the Prius Prime will deliver unrivaled numbers. With a fully charged battery and a full tank of fuel, the Toyota Prius Prime is expected to deliver a class-leading driving range of 600 miles with fuel-economy ratings of 120 mpge. What makes the new plug-in hybrid stand out even more is a 22 mile electric driving range and a top speed of 84 mph on electric power alone — perfect for most commuters. Charging the Toyota Prius Prime will only take 5.5 hours with a standard household outlet and half that time with a 240-volt power source.  Unrivaled efficiency is a hallmark of any Toyota Prius edition and the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid takes efficiency to new levels.

Take a look at key performance specs listed below.

Estimated 120 MPGe Fuel-Economy Ratings

Estimated 22-Mile Electric Driving Range

Top Speed of 84 MPH in EV Mode

Estimated 600-Mile Total Driving Range

11.3-Gallon Fuel Tank

8.8 kWh Battery Pack

5.5-Hour Charge Time

Inside the all-new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, drivers will find an array of new elements that will improve entertainment and connectivity. At the heart of the Prius Prime cabin is a Toyota Entune Premium JBL Audio system that is complete with a vivid 11.6-inch HD tablet display. This new system will provide access to your favorite apps and information at the touch of a button and an innovative Qi wireless charging system will help you stay connected and powered up. Safety is another focus of the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid, which will employ the Toyota Safety Sense P package of collision-prevention systems.


After a closer look at the official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid design and specs, you can see that the new model will provide class-leading numbers and an innovative exterior/interior. Keep an eye on Smart Motors Toyota  for the arrival of the Toyota Prius Prime later this Fall.

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