Official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Release Date and Design
After a whirlwind of new editions and refreshed designs this past year, Toyota engineers have taken the brand to new heights, adding the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid to the arsenal. Improving on the redesigned 2016 Toyota Prius platform, the Toyota Prius Prime design possesses the added benefit of plug-in efficiency.
If you have been searching for a plug-in hybrid that is both attractive and efficient, the new plug-in hybrid checks all the boxes. Take a closer look at what the new edition will be capable of with a brief overview of the official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime release date and design.
When Will the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-In Be Available?
The first thing that everyone wants to know about the new 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is — when will it it be available in Bangor, ME? Built on a refined Toyota Prius platform, we expect the Toyota Prius Prime to go into production quickly and the expectation is that the new plug-in hybrid will arrive at Downeast Toyota in late fall of 2016. We can’t wait to get behind the wheel of this fun-to-drive and efficient 2017 Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid.
Toyota Prius Prime Design, Features and Performance Specs
Longer, lower and wider than its predecessor, the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime puts an emphasis on aerodynamics and athleticism. All-new energy-saving quad LED headlights lead the way for the new Toyota design, lending themselves to an attractive style and impressive function. Sleek lines will lead the eye to a dynamic backend that is punctuated by C-shaped LED taillights, a full-width aero glass rear panel and an eye-catching rear spoiler. When you first set eyes on the Toyota Prius Prime, you will find yourself in awe that this automotive masterpiece could be a plug-in hybrid.
When you slide into the driver’s seat of the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, you will find yourself at the center of a next-generation cockpit. A Toyota Entune Premium JBL Audio system is at the heart of the new design and employs a vivid, 11.6-inch high-definition touchscreen tablet as a control interface. Available Toyota SofTex interior provides a luxurious feel that will leave you riding on Cloud 9 and a Toyota Qi wireless charging system will keep you connected no matter where you may be. An added feather in the cap of the Toyota Prius Prime is the availability of the Toyota Safety Sense P package of collision-prevention systems.
Unrivaled efficiency is a hallmark of any Toyota Prius edition and the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid takes efficiency to new levels. Implementing a refined 1.8-liter Atkinson cycle four-cylinder engine and an upgraded electrical system, the Toyota Prius Prime takes aim at class-leading fuel-economy numbers. Aided by a continuously variable transmission, regenerative braking system, larger battery pack and more, we have no doubt that the new plug-in hybrid will check all the boxes. Take a look at key performance specs listed below.
- Estimated 120 MPGe Fuel-Economy Ratings
- Estimated 22-Mile Electric Driving Range
- Top Speed of 84 MPH in EV Mode
- Estimated 600-Mile Total Driving Range
- 11.3-Gallon Fuel Tank
- 8.8 kWh Battery Pack
- 5.5-Hour Charge Time
A blockbuster new addition to the Toyota model lineup, the Toyota Prius Prime Plug-in Hybrid promises mind-blowing performance specs in an athletic package. Armed with an overview of the official 2017 Toyota Prius Prime release date and design, you can gain a better understanding of what the new hybrid will bring to the table when it arrives at Downeast Toyota. If you are interested in the Toyota Prius Prime, keep a close eye on the Downeast Toyota inventory for its arrival this fall.