Did you know Toyota is the world leader in hybrid vehicles for over 20 years? Maybe the reason behind this is because Toyota is always looking towards the future. The newest of the Toyota electric vehicles fleet is the 2017 Toyota Prius V, and we have more information on this vehicle. Keep reading for more information.
The 2017 Toyota Prius V has already been named a 2016 Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The model must be equipped with the Advanced Technology Package, which includes the Pre-Collision System. This system can apply the brakes and retract seatbelts if it is determined a frontal crash is unavoidable. Some of the standard safety features include Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) Brake Assist (BA), and Smart Stop Technology.
For the new model year Toyota has increased the space inside the vehicle. Rear seat passengers now have 35.9 inches, which is what you usually get in a midsize sedan! If you need room for toting things around the 2017 Toyota Prius V has got you covered there too! This vehicle has 34.3 cubic feet of cargo space and 40.2 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded down. 2017 also brings a new exterior pain color for the model: Galactic Aqua Mica.
Powering this vehicle is a 1.8-liter Atkinson-cycle, 4-cylinder gasoline engine combined with a 60kw electric motor. This combination produces 134 horsepower.
Come to Bob Smith Toyota in the La Crescenta, CA area to check out the 2017 Toyota Prius V. We have other new and pre-owned Toyota vehicles as well. Just ask any of our sales representatives to help you out. We hope to see you soon.