Toyota Prius belongs to hybrid cars of the producer of Toyota. Production is widespread in Japan and China. Differs in high profitability and besides it has the lowest level of pollution of the atmosphere in comparison with other Toyota models. A distinctive feature is the absence of idling.
In modifications of Toyota Prius there is one petrol and one electric engine, and at the same each have a high-capacity battery. The electric motor can work just like the generator, thereby automatically recharging the accumulator. Units can work separately and in common together, the management of which have on-board computer. Toyota Prius easily recognizable at the expense of its easily streamline shapes. The drag coefficient is 0.26 aerodynamics. The cabin is air conditioning, which is running on battery, while the engine is not involved. Salon also has a special display that allows you to control the audio system. On a separate touch screen you can see the engine, a subdress of the accumulator and all other technical malfunctions of the car on the way. Transmission is somewhat different from all other models of Toyota - speed can be switched by pressing a special joystick, which is located near the steering wheel or by pressing the same under the steering wheel. Speeds are specified on the display in the green color, and time of their switching is also specified. The car can be opened with a special electronic key, if difficulties arose with it, you can use a mechanical key. It is possible to include at insertion of a key in ignition and after pressing of the Power button, in this case foot must be on the brake.
Featured Reviews 2016-2017
2015 Ford Focus ST - review, engine, exterior, interior
In the near future, it is not planned any major auto shows in England. In any case, in the conventional sense of this word, with exposed on a public inspection, motionless vehicles, under the glare of innumerable lightings and in some trendy exhibition center. Nevertheless, what is happening there now seems much more interesting event for many - the Festival of ... read more
2016 Ford Fusion - update, complete set, interior, exterior
The fifth generation of Ford Fusion has debuted at the Motor Show in Detroit in 2012. The update of 2016 Ford Fusion captured hearts of journalists and fans of the brand at the Auto Show in New York. Experts have long complained that Ford made practical and reliable cars, but its exterior and interior design are outdated and functionality and technical ... read more
2017 GMC Acadia - changes, equipment, specs, video
New American crossover - the second generation of 2017 GMC Acadia was presented at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The price of the novelty will be announced closer to product sales in the United States in Spring 2016. In comparison with its predecessor, 2017 GMC Acadia has received number of better assisting systems. In addition, there are ... read more
2017 Kia Cadenza - exterior, complete set, changes, video
KIA Motors Corporation has finally presented 2017 Kia Cadenza at the Motor Show in New York. The new version of the model is significantly updated its exterior as well as interior design, becoming more aggressive and sporty. 2017 Kia Cadenza is going to appear at the United States market soon and will try to compete with several popular exclusive cars ... read more
2017 Cadillac CTS - specification, interior, exterior
The Cadillac company has introduced the restyling version of 2017 Cadillac CTS. The updated sedan has received a number of stylistic solutions and technologies borrowed from the flagship CT6. Outside it is possible to distinguish the novelty from the prereform car on a different grille, new rear bumper, vertical exhaust pipes and other rims. In terms of equipment 2017 Cadillac CTS received improved ... read more