2015 Toyota Prius - tech specs, changes, msrp, photos, video
In 2015, Toyota plans to produce ecological cars, including their electric versions, the first such model — Toyota Prius 2015. Where plans symbiosis of new design and fuel economy, for prudent motorists and admirers of Japanese.
2015 Toyota Prius: Changes
According to information from the Japanese manufacturer, new 2015 Toyota Prius model is planned with all-wheel drive transmission on the basis of the electric motor, which will be able to fully operate at the minimum speed of 60 km per hour. The new platform will be lighter than conventional models, the weight of which not more than 1375 kg, reduced body size, and increased the luggage capacity to 12% inverter, the electric model will be changed in the unusual modern way. Nickel-metalhydride accumulators will be able to provide the increased capacity for a car charge, plans to reduce fuel consumption to 3.1 liters per 100 kilometers, and thereby reducing CO2 emissions in the air, up to 70 grams per kilometer. By 2018, it is planned to release Toyota Prius with all-wheel drive and is completely on electricity, with roughly similar indicators.
Toyota Prius 2015: Release Date and MSRP
The price of the new car is expected to be around between $40,000 for the base model rising up to $46,000 for the advanced modifications. According to rumors, the car will go on sale in the world automotive market starting from last quarter of year 2015.
New 2015 Toyota Prius is already undergoing pre-sale testings and test drive on the roads of the US and EU, the hatchback has already entered into the catalogs of the company and is distributed by the press centers of Toyota. It is important to note that the charging of accumulators of the model will be possible via power plant without direct wires. Material base for this technology is already established in Japan, the EU and in the United States of America.
2015 Toyota Prius: Technical Specifications
Engine: 1.8 liter petrol engine
Power: 218 hp
Transmission: 5-speed automatic
Drive type: all-wheel drive
Gross weight: 1375 kg
Number of seats: 5 passenger
Fuel consumption: 3.7 liters
The base price in the United States: from $ 40,000