2018 Toyota Prius Model Review

54/50  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
10.5  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
24.6  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Toyota Prius?

If the idea of driving a fuel-efficient, stylish and powerful car appeals to you, a closer look at what the 2018 Toyota Prius offers is a wonderful idea. At Crown Toyota Decatur, you can get an up-close look at this popular hybrid hatchback. Now in its fourth generation, the Prius offers passenger seating for five adults, and it also has some bold updates that will make this a top contender on your list of hybrid vehicle options. Toyota has upgraded the powertrain to provide you with exceptional fuel economy while also boosting acceleration power. The exterior of the Prius has also been updated. In comparison to the 2017 Prius, you will discover that this year's Prius has exceptional contouring coupled with redesigned bumpers and aggressive-looking LED headlights. A wonderful way to get to know more about the changes to the 2018 Prius is to visit Crown Toyota Decatur for a test drive.

2018 Toyota Prius Interior

Stylish Trims and Improved Features

Your decision to buy the new Prius is easier to make after you take a look at the impressive interior, which features your choice of three colors paired with chrome accents for a modern touch. All four trim levels available this year are offered in an Eco or a Touring model, and they are available in eight exterior hue options. Regardless of the trim level selected for your new Prius, you will love that it comes with many standard features that make your time on the road more comfortable. Cloth is the standard material in the base model, and leather is also a possibility available upon request. Power adjustments are included for the driver's seat. Other included features in all trim levels for 2018 include a color touchscreen infotainment system, lit vanity mirrors for the driver and front passenger, a light-up glove compartment, a day-night rearview mirror, climate control, a tilt-adjusting steering wheel with audio functions on it, power steering, three USB connections, wireless connectivity, hidden storage spaces, voice-activated radio and speed-sensitive volume control.

Strong Performance

2018 Toyota PriusIf you have driven other hybrid cars in the past, you may expect the new Prius to deliver a sluggish performance on the road, but this is not the case. The new Prius for 2018 has been re-engineered so that is loaded with power. One of the most substantial improvements in the Prius between the 2017 model and the new model is that the 2018 model now has enhanced acceleration capabilities. At Crown Toyota of Decatur, you can peek under the hood while your salesperson tells you more about the hybrid engine design in the 2018 Prius. This hatchback features a nickel metal hydride battery back with regenerative braking, and this corresponds with a gas-powered 1.8-liter, DOHC 1-4 engine with 95 horsepower. This combination delivers robust power and excellent fuel economy. There are also other marvelous components that add to your wonderful experience on the road in your new Prius. These include a battery rundown prevention feature, an anti-roll bar, traction and stability features a lock-up torque converter-style transmission, a stainless-steel exhaust pipe, a front independent suspension and a multi-point sequential fuel injection system.

Prius, Keeping You Safe

2018 Toyota Prius RearYou understandably are concerned about safety when buying a new vehicle, and you will love the fact that the 2018 Prius delivers in this area. Both the IIHS and the NHTSA gave it the highest possible ratings for safety. The 2018 model features curtain side airbags as well as front and knee airbags. A deactivating sensor is position for the front passenger airbag. In addition, the new Prius features seatbelt pretensioners, four-wheel ABS, a three-point rear center seatbelt, front ventilated disc brakes, height-adjusting headrests, a security system with a panic alarm button, remote keyless entry, side impact support beams and other features.

During your test drive at Crown Toyota of Decatur, you can check out these standard features and learn about upgrades available.

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