Archive for the ‘Toyota Prius’ Category
When it comes to efficiency, no car model is more synonymous with excellence than the Toyota Prius. Ever since its debut over 15 years ago, the Toyota Prius has been the benchmark for other hybrids to meet when it comes to fuel economy. But how efficient is the newest model, the 2019 Toyota Prius? (more…)
Have you heard? It’s finally here! One of Toyota’s best-selling models and the most recognizable hybrid in the country is back with the 2019 Toyota Prius! For years, the Toyota Prius has been raising the bar when it comes to hybrid cars, but what can drivers expect in 2019? What’s new in the 2019 Toyota Prius? (more…)
When it comes to iconic car models, they don’t get much more recognizable than the Toyota Prius. The Toyota Prius is always one of the most popular compact and hybrid models on the market, which makes its yearly release always exciting. But some have said the 2019 Toyota Prius may be slightly different and feature an All-Wheel Drive system. Are the rumors true? (more…)
Who doesn’t love a good sunroof? For many drivers it’s their favorite feature about a car! Especially now that we’re in the warmer weather part of the year, you can’t beat driving with a big open sunroof and feeling all that fresh air and sun! What about the 2018 Toyota Prius? Does it have a sunroof? (more…)
Over the past decade or so, more and more drivers have put fuel efficiency as their top priority when looking for a new car. Its forced automakers to scramble to create new models that are more efficient and smaller to meet demands. But, perhaps no other car model is as synonymous with the word “efficient” than the Toyota Prius. Let’s see just how efficient the newest model, the 2018 Toyota Prius, is! (more…)
During the car-buying process, there are a plethora of factors and things to look for in a vehicle to determine if its right for you. However, the most important thing, above all else, is safety. If you can’t trust a vehicle to keep you safe, then that vehicle isn’t worth buying. With that in mind, what are the safest Toyota models available? (more…)
2017 Toyota Prius Safety & Fuel Efficiency
When choosing a new vehicle it is often a juggling act between safety and fuel efficiency. You want to stay safe in an accident, of course, but you also want to save money on high priced gasoline. We look at larger vehicles and know they can’t have good fuel economy but we know they will protect us in the event of an accident. Then we look at the 2017 Toyota Prius and we know that it will save us on fuel but aren’t sure it can save us if we’re involved in a crash. You can rest assured that the 2017 Toyota Prius is a supremely safe and fuel efficient vehicle. Leaving the only decision you need to make is what color 2017 Toyota Prius you are going to get. (more…)
2017 Toyota Prius Specs & Features
When considering a hybrid vehicle your first thoughts are most likely that of a Toyota Prius. The Prius has garnered somewhat of a cult following because of its versatility and legendary efficiency. It is the Godfather to all other Hybrids; the Toyota Prius is the Hybrid that made driving a Hybrid cool. And the 2017 Toyota Prius has all the latest specs and features to excite even the most listless car shopper. (more…)
Which Prius gets the best gas mileage?
Within the last few years, Toyota expanded on its groundbreaking Prius with two additional models (the plug-in is now out of the lineup). The now infamous hybrid family continues to deliver the efficiency the environment needs while providing the styling and innovation drivers crave. When choosing the right model for their lifestyles, drivers often wonder which Prius gets the best gas mileage. Our team at Hesser Toyota is looking at each Prius to identify the performance that brings the most mileage to the road. (more…)
How the Toyota Prius Regenerative Braking System works
It’s been nominated for numerous awards, topped the charts as one of the most environmentally friendly vehicles and has been the butt of a number of automotive jokes, but still it stands tall with shards of expectations scattered all around it. How many other vehicles do you know of that have a starting MSRP below $25,000 and can earn an estimated fuel economy rating of 54 city/ 50 highway mpg?
The key to earning such an remarkable fuel economy rating has more to do than just relying upon its impressive 1.8L 4-cylinder engine and pair of electric generators, but also the Prius regenerative braking system. For nearly a decade now, the Prius has continued its reign as one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the road and that’s precisely why we plan to explain a key piece of its technology–how the Toyota Prius Regenerative Braking System works. (more…)