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 F-150 - design, technical characteristics, interior, video
Last year at Detroit Auto show, there was a presentation of completely redesigned Ford F-150 13-th generation. The F-150 pickup is the United States auto industry legend and the best selling car in the US for the past 32 years. The F series pickup truck originally appeared in 1948. For such a large period of automotive history 12 generations were introduced ... read more
2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport - design, price
At the beginning of September 2014 Land Rover Company announced its new premium SUV - 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport. The appearance of the vehicle demonstrates the desire to unify Land Rover models. Formally, new Discovery Sport replaces Land Rover Freelander, produced last 8 years. Land Rover Discovery Sport 2015 price will be between $37 070 and $45 570. Expectations ... 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 Lincoln MKZ - changes, interior, equipment, video
North American premium cars manufacturer presented an updated 2017 Lincoln MKZ at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2015. The model was radically changed the front part of the body, which is performed in the style of Continental concept. Thus, 2017 Lincoln MKZ has new headlights, bumper, hood, front fenders and false radiator grille. Interior of 2017 Lincoln MKZ also received a ... read more
2017 Lincoln Continental - interior, specs, price, complete set
2017 Lincoln Continental was officially presented as 2017 model and of course, is consedered as flagship model of the brand. Lincoln Motor Company is going to start offering luxury sedan to American and Chinese customers in Autumn. Transformation of concept into serial model has gone without major changes since 2017 Lincoln Continental is almost identical to the concept, from bodywork ... read more