2015 Toyota Prius

2015 Toyota Prius
MSRP
$24,200
BASE MODEL
MPG
51
CITY
48
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
134 HP
Gas/Electric I-4 ENGINE
Rating
2
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

The original Toyota Prius set the hybrid standard for the rest of the American car market. It proved that a practical mid-size hybrid vehicle could work and be family-friendly while achieving 50 mpg efficiency ratings. The full hybrid drivetrain of the Prius means it can run on engine alone, battery alone, or a combination of the two depending on the demands of the driver and the terrain. The drivetrain comprises a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine and a NiMh battery pack and motor. The engine charges the battery and the battery assists the motor when needed. The brakes capture kinetic energy and use it to recharge the batt...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Leading fuel economy; advanced hybrid powertrain; more models provide cargo and passenger flexibility
  • Steering
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)34.2
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Torsion Beam
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - RearTorsion Beam
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Transmission
  • Trans Description Cont.CVT w/OD
  • Trans Type1
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.11
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)11.9
  • Engine
  • Fuel SystemSequential MPI
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM134 @ 5200
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM105 @ 4000
  • Displacement1.8 L/110
  • Engine TypeGas/Electric I-4
  • Summary
  • Vehicle NameToyota Prius
  • Body StyleHatchback
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft )21.6
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year3.6
  • Wheels
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Front Wheel Size (in)15 X 6
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)15 X 6
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Second Leg Room (in)36
  • Second Hip Room (in)51.2
  • Front Head Room (in)38.6
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)54.9
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Front Leg Room (in)42.5
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)53.1
  • Front Hip Room (in)52.7
  • Second Head Room (in)37.6
  • Passenger Volume (ft )93.7
  • Mileage
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)48
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)51
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)50
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Length, Overall (in)176.4
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)5.3
  • Track Width, Front (in)60
  • Height, Overall (in)58.7
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)68.7
  • Wheelbase (in)106.3
  • Track Width, Rear (in)59.8
  • Tires
  • Front Tire SizeP195/65SR15
  • Rear Tire SizeP195/65SR15
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Brakes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.2
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3072
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationMid-Size Cars
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