2016 Toyota Prius

2016 Toyota Prius
MSRP
$24,200
BASE MODEL
MPG
54
CITY
50
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
121 HP
Gas/Electric I-4 ENGINE
Rating
0
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

While few people would look at a Prius and see it as a high-performance vehicle, the truth is that they are every bit as rigorously engineered as a Porsche or BMW. Toyota's designers maintain a ruthless pursuit of fuel economy, improving whenever and wherever they can. Three variations of the Prius are available, intended to appeal to the variety of hybrid car buyers who have different requirements. The Prius, the standard on which all the others are based, is a 4-door compact hatch. Two other variants offer more flexibility and a greater price range. The "Prius c" is a bit smaller, but still offers 4-door access...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Fuel economy; excellent interior room; sharp styling; quiet interior; reasonable price
  • Steering
  • Steering TypeRack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)33.5
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - RearDouble Wishbone
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)Strut
  • Suspension Type - FrontStrut
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)Double Wishbone
  • Transmission
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)4.11
  • Trans Type1
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Trans Description Cont.CVT w/OD
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Width, Rear (in)60.6
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)69.3
  • Wheelbase (in)106.3
  • Track Width, Front (in)60.2
  • Height, Overall (in)58.1
  • Length, Overall (in)178.7
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)11.3
  • Tires
  • Rear Tire SizeP195/65SR15
  • Front Tire SizeP195/65SR15
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Wheels
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)Compact
  • Front Wheel Size (in)15 X 6.5
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)15 X 6.5
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Spare Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3075
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Second Leg Room (in)33.4
  • Front Leg Room (in)43.2
  • Second Hip Room (in)51.9
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)55
  • Front Head Room (in)39.4
  • Front Hip Room (in)53.4
  • Passenger Volume (ft )93.1
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)53
  • Second Head Room (in)37.4
  • Mileage
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)50
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)52
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)54
  • Engine
  • Displacement1.8 L/110
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM121 @ 5200
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM105 @ 3600
  • Fuel SystemSequential MPI
  • Engine TypeGas/Electric I-4
  • Summary
  • Vehicle NameToyota Prius
  • Body StyleHatchback
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft )24.6
  • Brakes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.2
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year3.4
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationMid-Size Cars
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