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As many of Toyota’s vehicles, the (from the Latin to go before) has a standard-bearer in its segment. While automakers’ hybrid models are in their nascent stages, Prius is already on its third This four-door hybrid has a hit with consumers because of its fuel economy, relatively driving and acceleration characteristics and price.

Due to its popularity and relatively sales history, Toyota’s hybrid car is a strong candidate for a interested in a used hybrid So far, it seems Toyota’s for reliability and durability is holding for the Prius. Early concerns long-term durability have out to be mostly unfounded.

However, buyers of a used Prius take extra care the research process. As the Toyota is quite complex, future and part replacements could be expensive.

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In its first decade of production, the hatchback was the sole body available, but now, a larger V wagon, a compact Prius C and a variant are offered (and in separate reviews). With the of these newer models, the Prius is referred to as the Prius Despite the name change, it a four-door hatchback that five people.

The Toyota hybrid powertrain consists of a gasoline engine that 98 horsepower and 105 pound-feet of torque used in conjunction with two motors and a special planetary that functions as a continuously transmission (CVT). Total power is 134 hp. Of course the Prius’ bright spot is its impressive economy, which comes in at an 51 mpg city/48 highway and 50 mpg combined.

have a choice of four trim levels: Two, Four and Five. Standard highlights for the Prius Two include ignition/entry, automatic climate Bluetooth, a touchscreen interface and an audio interface. The Prius adds a rearview camera, Entune system and a navigation

The Prius Four gains a driver seat, heated seats, faux leather and an upgraded stereo. The Prius has larger alloy wheels and LED headlamps. Options vary on trim level, but include a ventilation system, an aerodynamic kit, a sport-tuned suspension, a display, an upgraded navigation adaptive cruise control and a warning system.

Under acceleration, both gasoline and power sources work to provide maximum propulsion. In traffic, the Prius alternates the two, often running on power alone. This the car’s fuel economy

Under deceleration, the electric switch to generator mode, the car’s batteries. With a focus on fuel economy, is far short of exciting, but power is for merging onto highways. On the the Prius’ hatchback body allows for an impressive amount of to be lugged around, while a commodious backseat makes it a replacement for a family sedan or SUV.

The main downsides to the are an uncomfortable driving position for drivers and disappointing interior quality.

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The current third-generation Prius debuted in the 2010 year. Compared to the earlier its general shape remained unchanged, but the sheet metal on a more sculpted character. The was given a more radical with a more conventional control stack and the hybrid display residing high on the It’s also a bit more for taller drivers, thanks to a seat and a telescoping steering though still not great.

Not has changed for the third-generation Prius though 2010 and ’11 lack a few features offered on the model, such as power seats and the Entune smartphone system.

The second-generation Toyota was produced for the 2004-’09 model It sat five people in a four-door body that provided versatility in terms of carrying This Prius’ hybrid was the same in concept as the current model, but it featured a smaller, gasoline engine that 76 horsepower and 82 pound-feet of torque.

the electric motor spinning out peak net hp was 110.

Aside its hybrid system upgrades, buyers will find the to be the biggest area of difference the second-generation model and the current The dashboard and controls were and futuristic, with stereo, vehicle system and optional controls residing in a touchscreen There were steering buttons for frequently used but ultimately, too much was put under the of the touchscreen (which could out in sunlight). The odd gear-selector action of Prius was carried over this generation, but then it was on the dash.

Another important to note is the lack of a telescoping wheel and height adjustment, for an even more awkward position for taller people.

its successful tenure in Toyota’s this second-generation Prius minor changes. For 2006, a camera, leather upholstery, steering wheel and an auxiliary jack were added to the list. A Prius Touring was added the following year a slightly firmer sport different 16-inch alloy a larger rear lip spoiler and optional items.

Side and side curtain also became standard the board. A standard trim which lacks cruise and heated mirrors but in exchange had a lower base price, was for 2008.

In reviews of the Toyota our editors have cited mileage, ultralow emissions, utility and a reasonable price as the greatest strengths. Downsides soft handling characteristics at speeds and, compared to midsize sedans, unimpressive acceleration. Most Prius say their cars typically real-world mpg ratings in the mid-40s.

The Prius debuted in the North market for the 2001 model However, Toyota had been it in Japan since 1997. model was the second hybrid available to U.S. consumers the Honda Insight. In just every aspect, the original has been eclipsed by the second-generation

The first-generation Toyota is slower, and not as comfortable.

Though less than those in the newer the older Prius’ powertrain paired a gasoline engine an electric motor. Its 1.5-liter engine made 70 hp at 4,500 rpm and 82 of torque at 4,200 rpm. The drive motor was worth 44 peak hp.

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Toyota Highlander recalled seatbelt anchors

Mon, 10 Mar 16:00:00 EST

Toyota has announced a recall of its redesigned, 2014 over issues with one of its belts. The affected vehicles, were built from 20, 2013 to January 18, 2014, have a seatbelt assembly in the seat of the third row that properly secured to a floor at the factory.

Vice chronicles illegal street racing

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:45:00 EST

We all that street racing is and that motorsports are best on the track or drag strip. that doesn’t mean there still isn’t outlaw allure among of racing on public roads. In video, Vice Japan Eikichi Nagayoshi of Japan’s of Okinawa.

He is a used car dealer by day and an racer by night.

Nagayoshi has a love for his highly customized Aristo (better known to us as a Lexus GS) that he claims over 1,000 horsepower and has hit 205 per hour. He races his car both on strips and in drifting competitions, but that he often has to ship the car to Japan to compete. In the absence of opportunities, he sometimes gathers and takes the racing to the public While we’re not down street racing, this video is an intriguing personality as well as a look into fabled underground racing

Scroll down to check out the but make sure you have the CC clicked, because several are subtitled.

2014 Toyota marks the spot [w/video]

04 Mar 2014 12:28:00 EST

Following the pictures we showed you yesterday, we the full battery of images and of the all-new Toyota Aygo, in to our gallery of live photos the floor of the Geneva Motor

Like its cousins from and Citroën, the Aygo foregoes a engine in favor of a highly gas powerplant. The 1.0-liter naturally 4-cylinder turns out 68 horsepower and 70 of torque. When it hits the it’ll be with either a manual transmission or a five-speed, automated manual. The former help the Aygo return miles per gallon and hit 62 miles per in 14.2 seconds.

Opting for the variant will net drivers 56 with 62 arriving in a leisurely seconds.

We’ll admit, from the fuel efficiency, nothing terribly great those numbers. Still, its compact dimensions — only 136 inches long and a curb weight of no more 2,000 pounds, it should tossable in the bends.

2014 Aygo is so cross with

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:03:00 EST

It made it, but images of the redesigned Aygo have leaked of its official debut at tomorrow’s Motor Show. The new Aygo an aggressive look overall a, um, mark on its face.

That design feature aside, we like the angular headlights and overall look of this city car. The gaping air intake make the Aygo more substantial, while rear wheel arches at something sportier than standard commuter device.

though, isn’t likely to be a big of the Aygo. As it’s built on the platform as the Citroën C1 and Peugeot we should expect the same of gas-powered engines, which at best, the Toyota will to market with 82 horsepower hood.

Lexus gets new boss, and a designer

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 EST

A reshuffle in the uppermost ranks of could see the Japanese luxury further energize its recent on design. Tokuo Fukuichi, global design boss, is the new of Lexus International.

Fukuichi retain his role as the overall of design for Toyota, Lexus and and will assume his new position at the of Lexus and on its board on April 1 (no This is going to be an interesting for fans of design to watch, as has repeatedly been mentioned as a that enjoys pushing the of the envelope and experimenting. He is, after the man responsible for designing the most odd minivan of the 1990s, the mid-engined, Toyota Previa, and more he signed off on the controversial Lexus concept, which is said to a new production small crossover.

changes in design, no one has 100 percent Fukuichi told Forbes in January 2013. No one can really say pure certainty that, two years, this will well.’ As Akio Toyoda to demand more assertive, designs, it’s that of view that should Fukuichi a valuable addition to as it continues to challenge the competition Germany.

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TOYOTA Prius 1.8 VVT-i T3 CVT Continuosuly Variable

Wed, 26 Feb 11:57:00 EST

The Toyota Tundra is the version of off-brand Cheerios: it dominate the market, and it’s not the model people think of they hear the term truck.

Ford, General and Ram dominate the segment with that offer ridiculous of towing and payload capacities and loaded with luxury and primed with tech-rich The off-brands, meanwhile, are led by the Tundra, while still accounting for sales (112,732 units in up from 101,621 in 2012), well behind the F-150s and of the world. After our first of the revamped 2014 Tundra, we away thinking this is a total underachiever, aimed at Toyota loyalists and doing to win over new customers.

But everybody a second chance, and we thought a drive in a different environment lead to a different — or at a more fully realized opinion. While the Tundra not be an industry leader, it still it on many truck buyers’ lists. So, should you consider off-brand pickup truck? To out, we borrowed a top-of-the-line Platinum for a week.

Read on to see what we found.

the Muppets go for ice cream in a Toyota

25 Feb 2014 16:57:00 EST

Do Muppets We’re not sure it’s a good idea, but it’s known to happen. Fozzy his hibernating uncle’s Studebaker a natural habitat, and Doctor wouldn’t get the Electric Mayhem far without his band’s psychedelically school bus.

But how about in a 2014 Toyota Highlander?

what we got a glimpse of in the run-up to the Bowl, and the same combination one Rizzo the Rat) that in this adorably ordinary below. Ordinary because just a couple of guys out for an ice cream. Adorable because, they’re Muppets.

See what we in the surprisingly entertaining two-minute below.

Toyota celebrates 30 of 4Runner with. incentives?

24 Feb 2014 16:31:00 EST

Many view their 30th as significant milestones, even the average life expectancy is more than 2.5 times age. So you might think would be keen to party the 30th anniversary of its 4Runner, most models don’t live to half that You can put that idea away you consider discounts of $500 to something worthy of cake and since it appears that’s all the SUV will get. That’s not even a trim-and-tape special or so much as a sticker.

We asked for comment and were told had No other 30th anniversary items to announce at the time.

So, those incentives: they from $500 on the SR5 and Trail to $750 on Premium models and on the Limited trims. Toyota they’re available at dealerships now and last for the entire year. a press release below a little more background, and a sad violin playing somewhere in the

Disappointed, party of one, table is now ready.

Toyota Scion FR-S sales worldwide?

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 EST

Okay, folks — it we’ve got a problem. The Toyota Europe’s counterpart to our own beloved BRZ and Scion FR-S coupes, is not selling too well. This, to Toyota’s European Vice of Research and Development, Gerald is what’s limiting plans for variants of the rear-drive coupe.

A version of that car would be at the top of people’s wish lists, but the cabriolet, it is hard to justify a case to push either into production based on the sales, Killman told Personally, I think that could use a little bit more, he

More troubling is that sales aren’t limited to the car, with Killman that the GT86 have missing sales targets in markets around the globe. It may not be the US is one of those major markets, Scion’s Vice President, Murtha, tells Autoblog his brand is happy with the of its version of the GT86, the FR-S.

units were sold year, which Murtha is generally in line with expectations for the car.

Toyota Citro?n C1 to join Peugeot 108 in

Just the other day, took the wraps off the new 108. But its new car, like the 107 it replaces, stand on its own. The 107 was a sister to not only the Citroën C1 but also the Aygo.

So it should come as surprise that, while was the first to release photos and on its version, Citroën and Toyota also be on hand with own versions when the veils on all three at the Geneva Motor

We’re expecting the new trio of hatchbacks to bear the fruits of efforts to distinguish themselves one another more than predecessors, which essentially the same save for different But from the teaser image we’d venture that the version will be a further from the 108 than the C1 will be.

One way or we’ll have to wait and but for now you can view Toyota’s teaser below, along with the releases confirming the debut of in Geneva next month.

TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid 1.8 VVT-i CVT Continuosuly Variable 5dr
TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid 1.8 VVT-i CVT Continuosuly Variable 5dr
TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid 1.8 VVT-i CVT Continuosuly Variable 5dr
TOYOTA Prius Plug-In Hybrid 1.8 VVT-i CVT Continuosuly Variable 5dr


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