While the originator of the hybrid electrical continues to depart its mark on the auto business, customers proceed to get pleasure from nice pricing, gasoline mileage whereas not sacrificing house and usefulness. For Toyota, the Prius is a staple to the fleet and one which deserves properly sized recognition.
In 2023, and over 1 / 4 of a century within the Toyota fleet, a fifth era Prius is launched and now with a 2.0L 4-cylinder hybrid engine with entrance wheel drive. Our tester, a 2023 Prius Limited wrapped in Reservoir Blue, had very good enchantment. 6 mannequin choices exist within the Prius fleet with Limited AWD topping the Hybrid sedan possibility. Our Limited tester got here with heated rear seats and a digital rearview mirror. 33 accent choices reminiscent of all-weather flooring mats, physique aspect moldings and many others. are additionally accessible for buy however in our tester we solely skilled the cargo mat within the trunk.
On the outside, it’s all about elevated styling. With a redesigned entrance fascia and windshield design, we discover a extra fashionable Hybrid whereas the rear fascia is extra sq. and properly apportioned. Storage house within the trunk is just like prior generations guaranteeing passengers have loads of house for baggage, groceries and native buying. While the Prius attracts lengthy distance commuters, the consolation is actually high of thoughts. The heart stack is wider than I bear in mind in previous generations whereas sustaining its roominess. The infotainment system may be very acquainted as we observed it in prior Lexus fashions. On our Prius tester, a 12.3 inch multimedia audio system which is straightforward to make use of and fast to navigate for all ages and expertise strengths.
Accolades to Toyota for delivering one other nice Prius to the patron market and one which has introduced a brand new degree of hybrid expertise and developments to the market. For the fifth era, it has good enchantment, the identical nice effectivity all whereas sustaining an incredible worth level.
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2023 Toyota Prius Limited
MPG: 52 metropolis / 52 freeway / 52.7 as examined
As Tested: $37,494