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Not performance of the Prius c takes a seat to fuel economy. the 1.5-litre petrol engine and a 45 kW motor combining to put out a combined 74 kW of The petrol engine alone 54 kW of power at 4800 rpm and 111 Nm of torque at revs.



To say the Prius c has a multi-information display a range of features designed to and make fuel-efficient driving is like calling a modern a plug-in abacus. Standard on grades, Toyota says grab-bag of functions is designed to those who are new to hybrid cars get acquainted with the technology and the driver to interact with the car as or as little as he or she likes.

Encyclopedic, its contents include a System Indicator, Energy Eco Score, Eco Savings, Eco Savings and Five-Minute Consumption all presented on a thin film transistor flanked by the speedo and warning array. Each can be accessed in by means of a touch-button on the steering-wheel

The Hybrid System Indicator, for shows how the driver’s foot is the accelerator pedal. In three Charge is when the battery is recharged from regenerative Eco when the vehicle is driven in a manner; and Power when the car is not driven economically, such as in acceleration.

Energy Monitor the flow of power between the engine, electric motor, battery and front wheels. function also includes the a trip meter and average economy.

Eco Score compares the driver’s with the past 100 trips as as rating driver habits in the of Start , accelerating from a start; Cruise , normal Stop , regenerating energy braking.

Eco Savings calculates the of each trip, based on the of petrol entered by the driver. screens show the price per and how much fuel and money is saved against values for another car.

Eco Savings enables fuel consumption and to be compared for each of the most four months as well as one ago.

The Five-Minute Consumption includes an instant fuel-economy and also has a bar chart that fuel use for the past 30 minutes in intervals.

Other aids in Prius c for maximum fuel-efficiency include Eco and EV vehicle) modes selected by on the centre console. Eco suppresses force and the air-conditioning system to fuel economy, while the depending on the battery’s state of means the vehicle can be driven on power only a kilometre or two at up to 40 When reversing, Prius c electric power only.

the Prius c has brought a whole new to the phrase electric shock . almost silently around a car with only the electric running, it s wickedly amusing to the look of surprise, nay horror, some pedestrians suddenly a Prius c close by their or even worse, behind Not nice.

Prius c, like all new Toyota is covered by Toyota Service with a capped price of for each of up to six scheduled services in the three years or 60,000 km.


Toyota Prius c Hatch Base automatic

Toyota Prius c i-Tech Hatch automatic $26,990

Prius 4-Door Sedan automatic $33,990

Toyota 4-Door Sedan i-Tech $45,990


1497 cc

Configuration: Four-cylinder Atkinson cycle process, four valves per cylinder variable intake valve and cooled EGR


motor: AC synchronous


2550 mm

Track: 1465 mm 1460 mm (rear)

Turning 4.8

Toyota Prius c Electric Cars

Co-efficient of drag: 0.30

weight: 1120-1140 kg

Gross mass: 1565 kg

Seats / capacity: 5 / 260 litres to top of rear

Fuel tank capacity: 36


Front Independent, MacPherson struts, coil springs, gas dampers and bar

Rear Suspension: Semi-independent beam, coil springs, gas

Brakes: 255mm x 22mm discs, with sliding (front); Leading and trailing drums (rear). Electronically Braking (ECB), ABS with Assist (BA), Electronic Distribution (EBD), Traction (TRC), Vehicle Stability (VSC)

Steering: Rack and pinion, Power Steering

Wheels / 5.5J x 15 in / 185/60R15 84H (Full-size wheel)


Acceleration km/h: N/A

Maximum speed: N/A


Combined Cycle 81/01): 3.9 L/100 km, CO2 emissions 90

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