2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in

February 27th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Toyota

The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in a five passengers, 4-door hatchback. The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in is available in Base and Advanced body styles. The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in come with a 15-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights, the keyless entry and ignition, the full power accessories, cruise control,  tilt-wheel and its telescoping, cloth upholstery, automatic climate control, a height-adjustable driver seat, heated front seats and seat fold-down 60/40-split rear. The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Electric features include Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, 6.1 inch touchscreen display, rearview camera , navigation system, voice recognition and 6-speaker system audio CD player, an iPod / USB interface and satellite and HD radio. Antun smartphone and the web integration system Toyota is also standard.

The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Advanced adds automatic lights, upgraded seat upholstery, an eight-way power driver seat , an auto dimming rearview mirror, the head-up display, Antun more skills, Safety Connect, a 7-inch screen, a premium eight speaker sound system JBL and higher-navigation display. The optional Technology package for the Advanced adds the automatic LED headlights, foglights, adaptive cruise control and the collision warning system a.

2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Interior

Like the standard Toyota Prius, the 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in is the part in the operation. Because of the volume of a small plug-in battery and territory under the floor, hatchback body style provides 21.6 feet of cubic cargo capacity with the rear seats up, and rear seats offer plenty of space for passengers. However, Up front, taller drivers have to contend with a guide that is placed far away.

Materials quality in the 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in a little disappointing, and plastic strain and cheaper than other cars in its price range. The texturing Corduroy-like on climate and audio controls seem nice at first, but that collects oil from skin and cause very dark circular buttons.

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

2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Engine

The 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in powered by 1.8-liter cylinder engine combined with the 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 Toyota Prius. Toyota says recharging a depleted battery takes 3 hours using a 120-volt power, or half that time using 240 volts.

In the test, the 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 9.9 seconds, about same time as  regular Toyota Prius but slower than its competitors plug-in. In normal driving, Toyota Prius can go EPA-estimated 11 miles on battery power alone. The EPA says Toyota Prius Plug-in 50 combined mpg (51 city / 49 highway).

2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Safety

Standard safety equipment on the 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in includes antilock disc brakes, the stability and traction control, driver knee airbag and front side airbags.  The full length side curtain airbag, the camera rearview hills start to help.  Advanced trim level also has Toyota’s Safety Connect service, emergency assistance, stolen vehicle location and automatic collision notification includes. Adaptive cruise control and collision warning system frontal a optional on the Advanced model.

In brake testing, 2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in stopped from 60 mph in 127 feet. That this part, but a few feet longer than normal Prius hybrid. In government crash tests, the Prius Plug-in hybrid found overall rating of four out of five stars, four stars for frontal impact protection and five stars for side-impact protection.

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