2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in

February 24th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Toyota

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in a five passengers, four-door hatchback. Available in Base and Advanced body styles. Standard equipment on the 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in base model includes the 15-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights, keyless entry and the ignition, cruise control, full power accessories, tilt-wheel and its telescoping, a height-adjustable driver seat, heated front seats and the seat fold-down 60/40-split rear and automatic climate control. The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Electronic features include Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 6.1 inch touchscreen display, camera rearview, navigation system, voice recognition and a six-speaker system audio CD player, an iPod / USB interface and satellite and HD radio. Antun smartphone and Web integration system Toyota is also standard.

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Advanced adds unique exterior styling tweaks, automatic lights, upgraded seat upholstery (leather made), an eight-way power driver seat (with power lumbar), an auto dimming rearview mirror, the head-up display, more skills Antun, Safety Connect, a premium eight speaker sound system JBL and higher-navigation display. An optional Technology package for the Advanced adds automatic LED headlights, foglights, adaptive cruise control and collision warning system a.

2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Interior

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in features straightforward controls that Sondhan toward the driver in a “floating console” that provides storage tray under. It’s stylish and helps to maximize cabin space. Digital instrument panel features floating layer that displays audio information, temperature and trip computer when the driver touches the steering wheel controls, to minimize eye movement. Some drivers, though they may find the overall design a bit busy-looking.

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in screen is standard applies to many aspects of the Prius’ technology and, for most of the smartly designed. Antun can be a problem, however, as to install the app on phone to register an account; plus, you always need the data connection active use Antun. Materials quality in the Prius is also disappointing, and the plastic strain and cheaper than other cars in its price range. The texturing Corduroy-like on the climate and audio controls seem nice at first, but that collects oil from the skin and cause very dark circular buttons.

Like the standard 2014 Toyota Prius, the 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in is the part in the operation. Hatchback body style provides 21.6 cubic feet of cargo capacity with the rear seats up and rear seats offer plenty of space for passengers. Up front, taller drivers have to contend with a guide that is placed far away. Despite the telescoping column, it does not extend far enough to be comfortable driving position.

2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Engine

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in powered by a 1.8-liter cylinder engine combined with a pair of electric motors / generators. Cooperative sending 134 horsepower to front wheels through a continuously variable transmission with special (CVT). Battery features lithium-ion technology and has more capacity (4.4 kWh) than pack the 2014 Toyota Prius, although the amount is still less other plug-in hybrids like the C-Max Energi.

In the test, a 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 9.9 seconds, about same time as regular Prius but slower than its competitors plug-in. In normal driving, the Prius can go EPA-estimated 11 miles on battery power alone. After all-electric range is used up, the EPA says Prius Plug-in 50 combined mpg (51 city / 49 highway).

2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Safety

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in standard hybrid safety features include antilock disc brakes, stability and control fire, front side airbags, driver knee airbag, Length full side curtain airbag, camera rearview hills start to help. The Advanced trim level also has Toyota’s Safety Connect service, which emergency assistance, stolen vehicle location and automatic collision notification includes. Collision warning system A frontal optional on the Advanced model.

In brake testing, a Prius Plug-in stopped from 60 mph in 127 feet. That this part, but 9 feet longer than normal (and lighter) Prius hybrid. The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in hybrid found overall rating of four out of five stars in the government risk assessment, and four stars for frontal impact protection and five stars for side-impact protection.

2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hatchback

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