If some car is famous for hybrid market, that is surely Toyota`s model called Prius. Now, they`ve announced new 2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid and we are more than thrilled about it. That is something that we`ve wanted to see for a long time because previous two years, Toyota was without Prius’ new generation. Since we know that this is the car that made the market turn around, we expect something brand new with 2019 Prius as well. We`ve collected all the information`s we could and we`ve placed them into this review. Take a look at what we could find about it.
2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid Exterior Redesign, Changes
Looking at the exterior design of 2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid we can`t really see some changes that are going to be placed there. Not some drastic ones after all. Toyota will continue producing him in that recognizable shape that makes him famous and functional. Now, they`ve added even more exterior color choices for new Prius and that`s going to make passengers love him even more. New Prius will arrive on 19.0-inch alloy wheels. They`re going to make it even more functional than before. With all that, functionality will be improved and the range and fuel consumption will be improved as well. That`s the main goal of new Prius after all. Looking closer to some details on the exterior, we can see that Toyota`s engineers are being pretty careful about the exterior design of this vehicle.
We can really see that 2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid has some nice and carefully picked details. The front fascia is now made to be nicer than before. The hood is quite longer than before. It is designed to have longer and wider grille than before. Next, to it, the headlights are getting sharper than before. Those headlights will now be connected with the grille because they`re going to be wider than before as well. Now, they`re using brand new LED technology lamps that are stunning because they can use minimum required energy. New Prius is famous about that. On the sides, we can`t see any changes but we are pretty happy with the way that the sides of Prius look today. The rear part has longer rear glass and slightly bigger taillights. Both of the bumpers are larger now and they`re reinforced with some new but lightweight materials.
2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid Interior Specs, Details
Looking at new 2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid we can spot that there are more luxury materials than ever before. The Alcantara leather is present inside more than ever before. With it, they`re gaining classier customers than before. Toyota`s goal is to make new Prius classier than before which can make him become true luxury hybrid car in the future. Now, it isn`t the right time for it. They`re still trying to make him affordable. His cabin is spacious, that`s for sure. Every one of 5 passengers can enjoy the maximum comfort inside. There will be more cargo room offered which is great for longer trips you can take with your new Prius. The instrument board remains the same as before. There will be the same button organization but with some different details.
Now, the climate vents are larger than before and they aren`t made in that circular shape as before. They`re now made to have sharper edges which can make it look like square-shaped vents. With it, you can set the right temperature inside 2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid. More functions are added to the infotainment system in new Prius. Some of the standard ones are: dual-zone climate vents, parking sensors, blind spot monitors, adaptive cruise control, hill assistant, rear-view camera, traction control, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay systems, satellite radio, digital navigation control system and many others Toyota still don`t want to reveal.
2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid Engine, Power, Transmission
New 2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid is going to be available with only one engine unit. This time it`s going to be 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine unit that`s going to be paired with permanent magnet AC electric motor. Together, these two can produce 121 horsepower and around 130 lb/ft as torque amount. This engine, as before, will work mated to the 6-speed automatic transmission system. Fuel consumption is estimated and we have the right numbers for you. They`re going to be 54/50 mpg city/highway or if you`re using even improved Eco model of Prius, it`s going to be 58/53 mpg city/highway.
2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid Price and Estimated Launch Date
The release date for new 2019 Toyota Prius Hybrid is set to be May 2019. When we`re looking closer to the price, we couldn`t find the information that new Prius could be offered for under $26.000.