The 2018 Toyota Prius is the most popular vehicle from Toyota in last couple years. It is expected to come in a number of variants, such as Prius V, Prius C, Prius Plug-In and Prius Liftback. It is anticipated that the car will be eco-friendlier than other models in the same segment from other brands. It will be a large vehicle, creative and having an appearance that would appeal to serious buyers. Buyers can expect 3 different body layouts when it comes to the redesigned version of the new Toyota Prius 2018.
2018 Toyota Prius redesign
The car will come with 17-inch wheels adorning the sides, redesigned LED taillights and back lights. It will come in varied colors not known at this moment, although Blizzard Pearl and Full Red are most likely to be the two shades that the vehicle will be offered in. The 2018 Toyota Prius will be considerably improved, and it will come in a stylishly curvy design. It will be leaner, and consist of huge bumpers and eye-catching coasting taillight. It will have an aggressive front end, and the rear section is expected to be attractive – similar to the Highlander SUV.
The car will come with all the standard inclusions of Prius, along with other features such as feel-screen for menu, satellite radio station, 360 level protection luggage, Brain up Monitor etc. The air-conditioned car will have enough safety features, such as Lane Assist route and crash avoidance sensors in the front, side and the back. There is likely to be enough seating and luggage space in the internal cabin, which would appeal to families. It is not known whether the new 2018 Prius will be offered with foldable seats.
New Toyota Prius 2018 specs
Under the hood of the new Toyota Prius 2018, there could be a powerful 1.8-liter inline-4 petrol engine capable of generating 100 horses of maximum power and 105 lb-ft of torque. This gasoline engine will be in combination with electric motor / generator. It will have power output of 53 kW (71 HP) and 120 lb-ft of torque. The engine will be able to offer maximum mileage of 58 mpg on the city roads and 53 mpg on the highways. All models will be available only with ECVT (Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission) automatic gearbox.
2018 Toyota Prius price and release date
There is no official word from the manufacturer about the release date of the new Toyota Prius 2018. However, it is expected to show up sometime during the middle or the end of 2017. The cost of this model will be higher than 23,000 USD. The next generation of 2018 Toyota Prius is set to compete against the likes of the updated versions of the Nissan Juke and the C-HR Idea, among other cars.