front and side view of red 2019 toyota prius

What’s New in the 2019 Toyota Prius?

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? 

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Although the Prius may be Toyota’s most popular and famous model, Toyota is never one to rest on its laurels, making sure that the newest edition of the Toyota Prius is the best yet! 

Perhaps the biggest change for the 2019 Toyota Prius is its brand-new AWD-e system, making it the first Toyota Prius with AWD. This on-demand system is unique in that it uses an independent electric rear motor to power the rear wheels when needed so that you get the capability of an AWD car with the efficiency of a hybrid! 

The 2019 Toyota Prius also has a modified look, with an all-new front bumper, headlamp and taillamp design along with new Supersonic Red and Electric Storm Blue exterior colors. The 2019 Toyota Prius also has a new model grade strategy, adopting the grade labels used by in the rest of the Toyota family with model names such as L Eco, LE, XLE and Limited. 

front interior of 2019 toyota prius including steering wheel and center touchscreen

How Much Cargo Space Does the 2019 Toyota Prius Have? 

We all know that the 2019 Toyota Prius is as efficient as they come, but what really sets it apart is its capability thanks to its hatchback design! How much cargo space does the 2019 Toyota Prius have? 

In the Prius AWD-e models, drivers get up 62.7 cubic feet of maximum cargo space with the 60/40 split rear seatbacks lowered. That’s more than some SUVs and crossovers! 

Want to learn more about the 2019 Toyota Prius? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at Hesser Toyota for more information or to schedule a test drive today!