Toyota Prius 1.8 VVT-i Hatchback Full Review
Toyota Prius 1.8 VVT-i Hatchback Full Review. The speed of the city, the standard Prius can run on electricity for a short period, while the plug-in version has a range of miles 15.5 electric only with speeds of up to 51 mph. both cars feel pretty cool the streets more quickly and move smoothly between gasoline and electricity.
Ride & Handling
The Prius can feel choppy and the 1st crashy on surfaces bumpy, especially if you opt for bigger wheels. Moreover, the wheel offers little feedback, and the treatment is safe, but boring. On at least a slight steering makes it easy to drive the Prius around the city.
What you hear in the electric motor is soft snoring, then the scary Prius quiet when it is running on battery power only. However, when the engine is quiet when you're cruising, it drones much noisier whenever you accelerate. Wind and road noise enters the cabin you go faster, too.
The Prius makes no sense as a purchase because there were that many hybrids is cheaper, and you wrong to approach the fuel economy figures are official. However, low CO2 emissions means the driver of the car companies pay a small amount of taxes; Plug-ins are in the lowest group for vehicles equipped with combustion engines and standard Prius not far behind. Owners of plug-in that make many trips of short duration will also be saving money at the pump.
Quality & Reliability
The Interior feels very solidly built, but the Velvet seats and dull, grey dash plastics make cabin of the Prius feel desperately dull. However, you will have no worries for reliability. Annual survey of reliability both our surveys of customer satisfaction, J.D. power Toyota Prius which is still among the Favorites. In addition, the car is powered by a guarantee of lima tahun / 100.000 - mil smooth.
Toyota has most bases are covered here. All models have stability control to help you avoid an accident, and if not, there are airbags front, side and curtain to minimize injuries. There are even in the driver's lap ' bag, with headrest anti impressive whip lash to the security package. Security measures include an alarm, immobiliser and deadlocks.
Behind the Wheel
Large digital display on top of the dashboard provides a mass of information, the amount of fuel you have, how does the transmission. Something so complex, very impressive light. There are also many adjustments to your Chair, but the pedal brake is irritating and visibility to the rear is rubbish because rear spoiler on the bezel.
Space & Practicality
The Prius copes with carrying five people. There is an impressive head - and legroom throughout, and because it has a flat floor at the rear, mid-passengers have even a place to put their feet. The boot is a good size, high floor, however.
Entry-level T3 cars provide most of what you need, including air-conditioning, front and rear electric Windows and head-up display. T4 trim brings remote keyless entry, cruise control speed and hands-free Bluetooth, any spirit of T and plug-in, template and navigation satellites, rearview camera