With the highest MPGe in the plug-in hybrid market, the 2019 Toyota Prius Prime is considered to be the first of its kind. You can now easily achieve up to 25 miles on just electric charge alone with this hybrid. A unique feature in the 2019 model is the possibility to charge the battery using the engine which is pretty useful.
It is a great alternative to Ford C-Max Energi and the Chevrolet Volt because it beats them both in comfort and the feel when driving.
2019 Toyota Prius Prime – Futuristic Appearance
There are a few noticeable changes in the exterior design. This including LEDs in the wing-shaped taillights, vertical lights in the corner, and the horizontal quad LED headlights that have been matched beautifully with vertical running lights. It is larger than the predecessor in dimension with an extra 0.6 inches in width and 2.4 inches in length.
There are also several deep recesses and highly angular cuts found everywhere making it look especially classy than the previous version. In general, it has a really polarized look emphasized by the bulbous rear end and strong character lines. Even the non-believers will truly fall in love with the sleek and classy appearance of the 2019 Toyota Prius Prime.
Comes with the huge 11.6-inch infotainment System
The interior is great in every way with design spacey and futuristic look. There is a huge 11.6-inch infotainment right in the center console. Furthermore, above it is a one more dual 4.2 inch TFT color display for critical information like road speed. The drive mode selector of the 2019 Toyota Prius Prime is just below the infotainment and you could easily select between reverse, park and neutral. It will seat four adults comfortably while the increased exterior design provides more storage room.
The windshield and front doors have sound-insulated glass that is laminated providing you a comfortable drive every single time. There are a lot of equipment with this model including a rear backup camera, climate control, Bluetooth music streaming, voice recognition, Siri Eyes Free for Apple users, and heated front seats. Smartphone users are now able to virtually control the charge schedule, and turn on the A/C.
2019 Toyota Prius Prime – Engine, Performance and Fuel Economy
The 2019 Toyota Prius Prime will come with 4 cylinder 1.8-liter engine. It provides 95 horsepower that combines with the two electric motors that give you a total horsepower of 121. Furthermore, you can easily drive at speeds of 84 mph for 25 miles straight thanks to the 8.8 kWh battery pack. The fuel economy is 133 MPGe making it the best rating for any hybrid in existence. Recharge time in a 240-volt socket is just two hours and five hours for a 120-volt socket.
The performance is pretty much flawless both on-road and off-road. The model is capable of achieving 60 miles in 8 seconds. Fuel-conscious consumers will really appreciate the 2019 Toyota Prius Prime because it is designed to effectively reduce fuel consumption.
2019 Toyota Prius Prime – MSRP and Dubut
The new model comes with a price of $28,000 for the standard model and $33,965 for the advanced top-level variant. This is a pretty solid deal considering how expensive its competitors will be retailing at. The 2019 Toyota Prius Prime is the vehicle of the future that come ahead of its time.