The 2016 Toyota Prius full hybrid electric mid-size hatchback, formerly a compact sedan developed and manufactured by Toyota. The United States Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board (carb) to rate the Prius as amid the cleanest vehicles sold in the United States based on smog-forming emissions. The 2016 the model year 2016 Toyota Prius Eco ranks as the most fuel-efficient car-fuel-powered available in the US without the plug-in.
The Toyota Prius first went on sale in Japan in 1997, and was available to all Toyota Japan four dealerships, developing it the 1st bulk-produced hybrid car. It later launched worldwide in 2000. The Prius is sold in over 90 markets and the United States to its largest markets. Global cumulative Prius liftback sales milestone of 1 million vehicle mark May 2008, 2 million in September 2010, and passed the 3 million mark in June 2013. Cumulative sales 1 million Priuses to achieve in the US by early April 2011, and Japan reached 1 million marks in August 2011. Global sales of the Prius c to walk in the 1 million mark during the first half of 2015.
In 2011, Toyota expanded the Prius family to include the Prius v, an elongate hatchback wagon, and the Prius c, a hatchback subcompact. This version of the production of the Prius plug-in hybrid was released in 2012. The Prius family of global sales totaled 5.2 million cumulative units in July 2015, representing 65.4% of the 8 million hybrids sold worldwide by Toyota Motor Company since 1997.
2016 Toyota Prius Specs
Model Type: Mid-size car
Rating: 7.4/10 The Car Connection
MSRP: From $24,200
MPG: Up to 58 city, 53 highway
Horsepower: 130 HP
Engine: 1.8L 4-cylinder
Battery: 208 V lithium-ion, 202 V nickel-metal hydride
2016 Toyota Prius Configurations
Toyota Prius Two $24,200
Toyota Prius Two Eco $24,700
Toyota Prius Three $26,250
Toyota Prius Three Touring $28,100
Toyota Prius Four $28,650
2016 Toyota Prius Four Touring $30,000