2018-2019 Toyota Prius-V – a versatile hybrid from Japan

2018-2019 Toyota presented its new car called the 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-V is still at the beginning of 2011 at the International Motor Show in the US. Despite the apparent similarity of bodybuilder with a generalist, the manufacturer does not consider it as such. The prefix in the V-shaped, accor

ding to them, is the versatility, versatility. One way or another, but that does not prevent us to introduce you to this rather interesting novelty.

Of course, hybrids is not of particular interest to the Russian market, but it should be understood – for similar cars of the future. Stocks of oil is becoming less and therefore have to develop cars that save energy, and allow travel by an alternative fuel. Prius has been known for many years, and 2018-2019 Toyota has become one of the first companies that have managed to create such a successful and perfectly functioning hybrid car.


Let Prius often ridiculed, but the obvious advantages of this machine are not taken away. It is reliable, practical, comfortable, quite dynamic for a hybrid. Plus allows you to spend the least money at the pump compared to large-machines, and it looks pretty good.

Today we want to introduce you to a new, or rather an updated version of the car Prius from 2018-2019 Toyota Company. On the 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-V actually a third-generation Prius, which was somewhat different sizes. About them in detail we will tell you a little later.

Exterior

It is with the appearance of the car and should start. In appearance it is a full-fledged family car, which has a modern exterior, the current style. You could even say that this is a classic Japanese car, although its main market – is North America.

Someone call the car a rather unattractive, while others deem Prius family car crown of creation. And both of the opinion are just as ambiguous design. By consensus here can hardly come as to whether a beautiful Prius turned-in or not.

2018-2019 Toyota Prius Front photo

The front part is almost no different from the normal version of the hybrid. In the photo and video materials you can see for yourself. So stylish triangular head optics, a small trim grille, large front bumper with large air duct and integrated on the edges of the fog lamps allows us to talk about the stylish and successful solutions in many designers. But most importantly, that the 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-V all with great aerodynamics. Among the modern stock car is the Prius is one of the best coefficient Cx.

2018-2019 Toyota Prius photos Side

Side clearly shows that this is a wagon. Great, interesting, comfortable. Large doors on the sides provide easy access to the interior regardless of which configuration has a car – a five-seat or seven-seat. Fairly large radii of the wheel arches, sloping roof, interesting cut of the luggage compartment and stylish exterior mirrors with a clear emphasis on aerodynamics make the profile more even more attractive than the front.

Photos of the new 2018-2019 Toyota Prius

The rear part tells us about practicality. But the style and keep the designers have not forgotten. Large, smooth, almost perfect tailgate complemented by a large glass with spoiler and integrated stop lamp. Impressive optics and compact vertical dimensions perfectly with the overall concept of the stern exterior.

And now you can talk about a size that has the 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-In. So:

  • length – 4615 mm
  • height – 1575 mm
  • width – 1775 millimeters
  • wheelbase – 2780 mm
  • ground clearance (clearance) – 145 mm
  • curb weight – 1485-1565 kgs.
Buyers also can choose one of nine body colors options. This pearl, blue, red, silver, gray, heaven, black and sea.

Interior

When only sit behind the wheel of the car, it seems that all of these buttons and control bodies have to deal not just one week. However, if you look closely and calm down, then it becomes clear – everything is very simple, clear, convenient and competently. Indeed, a scattering of buttons placed correctly, each in its place, each is responsible for the important settings and adjustments. And find out what is responsible for what you can in just a few minutes. And in general, to adapt to the cabin is quite simple.

2018-2019 Toyota Prius interior photo

The dashboard is marked by futuristic, even with an eye on when the car was released a year and is now in the court. But this gives only advantages inside the car. So thank you so much for interior designers that offer such an unusual car and stress – for hybrids and alternative fuel of the future automotive industry.

Many people do not quite usual that the instrument panel is not in front of the driver behind the wheel, and in the center. But the center panel offers large interactive display with the release of a speedometer and fuel Detector his left side. Immediately located the icon, on-board computer that informs you how much fuel you consume at any given moment. Despite the fact that the instrument panel is made of modern and futuristic, it is easy to understand, and in general almost perfect readability.

If we talk about the center console, there your attention is invited to a multimedia complex with a navigation system, climate system control unit, joystick box of the variator and a number of other buttons.

Photo Interior 2018-2019 Toyota Prius

The materials of finishing no complaints, even as to the quality of assembly. In this regard, the Japanese showed themselves from the best side.

Salon, as we have said, may be a five or seven-seater. Although in the last row there is enough space even to an adult passenger, wade back – not an easy task. Because even the manufacturer 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-V advises in case of purchase of the seven-seater saloon third row to give to children. They will be interesting to climb, and to the comfort of their movement claims gne will.

Picture luggage compartment 2018-2019 Toyota Prius

As for the boot volume, then the five-seat version of the 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-in it is 232 liters. If the last row folded, then the volume will increase up to 784 liters. Five-seat version offers 970 liters of space. If necessary, the second row folds to form a perfectly flat floor – an excellent loading area.

Equipment

2018-2019 Toyota Prius is available in several equipment variations. Although the basic equipment is far from poor. Judge for yourself, because it includes:

  • automatic climate control
  • seven airbags
  • cloth interior
  • power steering
  • Rear View Camera
  • Keyless Access Salon
  • full-time audio system
  • touch screen of 6.1 inches
  • navigation system with voice control.

The top variation content also includes:

  • adjustable driver’s seat to 6 destinations
  • heated front seats
  • lekosplavnye wheels 17 inches
  • fog lights
  • headlamps based on light-emitting diodes and so on.

The manufacturer offers to cars in a special package that will get in addition a panoramic electric sunroof and cruise control.

Price

Of course, prices have long been known to the vehicle. That’s why we give you them with pleasure announced.

So, for the basic package with all the equipment listed in the US will have to pay 29 thousand dollars. If you want a top packaging, then get ready to pay three thousand dollars in excess of the minimum cost of the basic version, which is about 32 thousand dollars.

Specifications

Of course, because it is a hybrid, so and specifications are based on conventional tandem power unit and an electric motor.

The role of the motor carries a 1.8-liter gasoline engine with 98 horsepower and a torque of 142 Nm. Couple it is a motor of 80 horsepower and 207 Nm of torque.

This alliance allows you to give 134 horse power capacity. They drive the vehicle by the operation of stepless variator.

At 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-V quite good dynamic performance. So, to disperse from zero to hundreds of vehicle takes only 11.3 seconds, which is quite respectable for a hybrid. As regards the maximum speed, they is 165 kilometers per hour.

Five-seater and seven-seater version of the 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-B are also distinct and used batteries. Thus, a modification with an increased number of seats includes installing a lithium-ion battery. And in the five-seater version used nickel-hydrogen battery.

Photos of the new 2018-2019 Toyota Prius

At the same time consumption is not much different, just a few tenths of a liter. Therefore we can say that the average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for every hundred kilometers of distance traveled in a hybrid car is 5.6 liters.

Conclusion

2018-2019 Toyota Prius V – is potentially very high demand in the world hybrid car. He has good looks, solid practical, spacious interior, convenient operation, reliable power unit. Yes, and reviews of the owners confirm our words.

Of course, even with the hybrid may become outdated over time. Consumption of 5.6 liters per 100 kilometers is not the result of an unattainable even for conventional engines without the use of batteries. Because 2018-2019 Toyota need to evolve to offer new tandem combustion engine and an electric motor, so that their effectiveness was higher.

In general, the 2018-2019 Toyota Prius-V – a successful family project from the Japanese motor companies.