2017 Toyota Prius V
The 2017 Toyota Prius v is a hybrid vehicle with good fuel economy and a combined mileage of 41 mpg. This car is suited to those wanting to save fuel and drive an eco-sensitive vehicle.
The Prius v has a four cylinder 1.8 liter engine. Prices start from $26,675 and range over the $30,000 mark for the top models. Toyota have added some of the latest technology to the 2017 model including a pre-collision system, auto high beams and a lane departure alert. Let’s have a look below at some of the specifics of this vehicle and how it compares to other hybrid vehicles.
The 1.8 liter Prius v engine has a net poewr of 134 hp with a super ultra low emission rating. It uses an electric motor with 153 lb.ft. torque. It uses an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission, or ECVT for short.
The 2017 Prius v is front-wheel drive and uses electric power steering. It has a turning circle of 36.1 ft.
All the standard safety features are included on all trims of the Prius v such as Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology. It also comes with driver and front passenger airbags as well as whiplash-injury-lessening seats.
16-inch wheels are standard on trims Two, Three and Four while trim Five upgrades to the 17-inch wheels. The Prius v has a height of 62 inches, width of 69 inches and length of 182 inches. It weighs 3,340 lbs and has a seating capacity of 5 people. The fuel tank holds 11.9 gallons.
The 2017 Toyota Prius v comes with climate control that includes a dust and pollen filter. The dash board has a 6.1 in. touch screen. The mid an upper trims upgrade the touch screen to high definition with split screen capability.
Trim Two and Three come with fabric-trimmed front seats while the higher trims feature SofTex-trimmed front seats that are heated, have lumbar support and are power adjustable. It comes with reclining fold-down rear seats and cruise control.
The higher trims use the Smart key System with push-button start and remote illuminated entry. There are three front cup holders, two for the rear as well as two front and two rear bottle holders.
As far as price goes you can pick up the 2017 Toyota Prius v for a staring msrp of $26,675. Prices increase based on any packages you purchase along with the vehicle up to around $35,000 for the higher trims.
Each year there seem to be more and more hybrid and electric cars to choose from. Some alternatives to the 2017 Toyota Prius V are the Toyota Prius c, Ford C-Max Hybrid and the Honda Civic Hybrid.