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 Chevrolet SS - changes, specs, video
American multinational corporation GM formally presented the updated sport sedan 2016 Chevrolet SS. Design of the model received minor changes, which now became more aggressive than its previous version. Updated sedan 2016 Chevrolet SS has a new front look, consisting of modified bumper with vertical vent, extra chrome trim, LED lights and restyled 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels. According to the representatives ... 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 Mercedes-AMG E 43 4MATIC - engine, interior, exterior
The new sedan Mercedes-Benz E-Class W213 got "heated" modification of 43 E 4MATIC, the premiere of which will take place at the New York International Auto Show. At the same time the original engine for the E-Class car was a little modernized. Recall that the company is already presented Mercedes-AMG C 43 and SLC 43 Roadster, which are equipped with ... read more
2017 Hyundai i30 Wagon - exterior, interior, specifications
The presentation of a new station wagon of i30 from Hyundai will take place within the annual Motor Show in Geneva in March, 2017. Currently available preliminary information on the technical equipment, exterior and interior design of 2017 Hyundai i30 Wagon. The body of the novelty is executed in modern style taking into account recent trends in automobile fashion and preferences ... read more